Streets

2021 · 2-5 Players · 30-60 Minutes
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Streets board game
Streets board game

The city was once a small and insignificant town, but the affordable properties have attracted artists, startup companies and families. Celebrities and influencers are moving in, and after some recent archeological findings, a new tourist industry is blooming. Street by street, the new people are transforming the city into a centre of commerce and culture.

You play as investors creating attractive new streets in the growing city, investing in buildings and turning them into viable businesses and valuable homes. Some streets will become hotspots for hipsters, others will be dominated by tourists or families with children. Others still will become designated shopping areas. Where will your Microbrewery profit the most? What is the best location for a Toy Store? What kind of environments are the other investors creating, and can you exploit their work for your own profit?

As each street is completed, the crowds will move to the next hotspot, hopefully one of your properties in an up and coming street. Can you compete with the hype of your rivals and grow your following over time? To gain the most riches you must manage your limited investment funds cleverly, planning ahead while also keeping your mind open to fresh opportunities. To help you in this process are some expert consultants, like the Contractor helping you build faster, the Influencer attracting people to your businesses and the Realtor speeding up sales. The investor who has profited the most from the development of the city is the winner of the game.

Streets is an urban tile-drafting and -laying game where you build a city one building at a time. The city is populated by hipsters, families, shoppers and tourists, each with their own preferences and needs. Cleverly locate your businesses and attract the right people to profit more than your opponents. Buildings provide these people both as permanent symbols and as meeples that will move from street to street as they are scored. Help your opponents score by closing off their streets, while profiting more yourself as you move the crowds to your own buildings. In additon there are consultants that can be hired to give you powerful one-time abilities that might just give you the edge over your opponents and make you the richest developer at the end of the game.

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Year Published2021
Number of Players 2-5
Playtime 30-60 Minutes
Minimum Age 10
Mechanics Card Drafting, Tile Placement
Categories City Building, Kickstarter
Learning Complexity N/A[Vote]
Strategy Complexity N/A[Vote]
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