The Yunnan province is revered for their delicious Pu'er tea, which has been delivered by horse caravan to Tibet for over 1,000 years. The time has come to expand this enterprise. Yunnan puts you in charge of one of these storied tea-trading dynasties, and challenges you to secure and expand your trade network, crushing the other dynasties in the region and spreading your teas to the farthest provinces in China. Your traders will spread your teas through the lush jungles of Yunnan, over the peaks of the Himalayas, and everywhere in between. As you gain influence throughout the provinces, you will be able to build bridges to provide safe shortcuts for your traders, and secure trading posts in faraway lands. Of course the other houses won't be so keen on letting you monopolize the tea trade, and will do everything in their power to beat you to the punch! With Yunnan, players will find themselves deeply involved in the game, as countless options give them a wide range of strategies to adopt to spread their budding tea leaf empire. Even when it's not their turn, as the each player's decisions will directly impact everyone around them.