It's a manufacturing arms race! Compete against other players as you try to build the most efficient set of factories in the shortest time. You must carefully manage your blueprints, train your workers, and manufacture as many goods as possible in order to achieve industrial dominance!
In Fantastic Factories, you race to manufacture the most goods or build the most prestigious buildings. There are elements of dice rolling, worker placement, engine building, resource management, tableau building, simultaneous play, and some card drafting. Each round is split into two phases, the market phase and the work phase.
During the market phase, you choose to either acquire a new blueprint for free or pay to hire a contractor. Blueprints are used to construct new factories during the work phase. Contractors can be used to reinforce your strategy by providing resources or allowing you to roll additional dice. You need to be mindful of what cards are available in the marketplace and the strategies your opponents may be pursuing.
During the work phase, all players simultaneously roll their dice and use their dice as workers to run factories. Factories start as blueprints and need to be constructed. Once constructed, each factory can be used once each turn. Worker placement can happen in any order and figuring out the correct sequence can enable a powerful chain of actions. Additionally, you can build training facilities that allow you to manipulate the dice values of your workers. Each work phase is like solving a unique worker placement puzzle in order to optimize your output of resources and goods.
Once any player has manufactured 12 goods or constructed 10 buildings, the game end is triggered and one additional and final round is played. The player with the most points wins (combination of building prestige and manufactured goods). With over 30 unique blueprints and countless synergies across buildings, each game is unique. Fantastic Factories offers a lot of replay value and satisfaction as players discover new factory engines with each game.
Thematic Neighborhood Sheet Packs serve as refill packs for the base game. They are more than just some pretty decorations for the neighborhood. These packs come with new ways to score as well! Each pack comes with 3 associated city plan cards.
Welcome To... Doomsday
Players are trying to save as many people as possible from impending nuclear destruction! When you build a house with a bunker you also save people equal to the house number! At the end of the game the person who saved the most people on each street will score bonus points!
A pack of 4 double-sided dry erase sheets featuring the original Welcome To... score sheet artwork on one side of the 4 sheets and one each of the 4 thematic designs from the 2018 Kickstarter campaign (Halloween, Outbreak, Winter Wonderland, and Doomsday) on the other side.
Makes setup a breeze to give you more play time with the Welome To Playmat!
In Welcome To...Spring you can earn extra points by finding eggs and circling them with a number. Race to collect the most eggs and score some extra points! Includes 50 sheets and 3 new city plans!
Thematic Neighborhood Sheet Packs serve as refill and expansion packs for the base game. They are more than just some pretty decorations for the neighborhood. These packs come with new ways to score as well! Each pack comes with 3 associated city plan cards.
In Winter Wonderland rules remain similar to the original, but now every house that you build in numerical order will have lights strung between them and contribute to scoring points at the end of the game. Everyone's longest string of lights on each street will score them points!