This is a fantastic game with a huge amount of strategic depth and theme, you really feel like you're developing your civilization from early history through to the modern era in the style of the Civilization videogame series. As you play you'll be improving and balancing the needs of your civilizations economy, religion, military, population, happiness and buildings while fighting wars and engaging in diplomacy with other players towards the ultimate goal of attaining culture points to achieve victory. The game plays well with any player number, has rich and deep game mechanics and design, and comes with over 300 cards covering 4 ages packed full of new tech, developments, leaders, and wonders ensuring massive replayability. There's good reason this game is one the the highest rated boardgames of all-time! Absolutely recommended for anyone looking for a fantastic complex boardgame!