Guilds of London
Designers: Tony Boydell
Publishers: Surprised Stare Games Ltd, Tasty Minstrel Games
London was the greatest and richest city in England in the late Medieval and early modern period. The Guilds of the city played a significant role in citizens’ lives, since they controlled the way in which trade was conducted and businesses were run. The members of these Guilds were wealthy men who influenced society to a great extent.
In Guilds of London you must place your liverymen in Guilds, in order to gain power and the status of Master in many of them. You will also have the chance to expand your power to plantations of great commercial significance. The more Guilds you control, the more victory points you earn, as well as extra actions that you can use so as to exert even more influence to the development of the city.