The board game “In the Changing Times - A History of Civilization” is not that old compared to the year it was published in 2006, and yet it belongs to the field of absolute board game classics. When the game was released in Germany in 2008, the first contingents were quickly sold out. Strategy fans from many countries around the world were fascinated by this unique game, which is now being traded for prices of around € 80 and more. Congratulations to all owners. So that not only classical music lovers get their money's worth, “In the Changing Times” was reissued as a dice game. The newest offshoot of the dice series: Through the ages - Iron Age.


A journey through time

The dice games of the civilization strategy game “In the Changing Times” are often out of print and enjoy great popularity among parlor players. Reason enough to dedicate a separate board game News to this great game. Experienced players quickly notice that “Through the Ages” does not enjoy a good reputation just because of its big name. Like the board game, the dice variant also houses a sophisticated game idea that even beginners to board games will immediately cast a spell over. By erecting strategically important buildings such as harbors or monuments, the civilizations embodied by the players gain more and more power in the course of the game, and thus more and more wealth and influence. As if these construction projects weren't already difficult enough to master, hordes of barbarians and surprising catastrophes also play badly with the dice players. 

Through the ages - Iron Age: The classic as a dice game
Through the ages - Iron Age: The classic as a dice game

The tactical-strategic claim in the dice game “In the Changing Times - Iron Age” is of course much lower than in the board game variant, but the dice version is a great game for the whole family. Long-term fun is guaranteed when the well-made pegboards and beautifully decorated cubes are on the gaming table for the first time.

If the dice game “In the Changing Times - Iron Age” is the newest offshoot, one does not have to strain logical considerations to come to the conclusion that there must also be predecessors. These deal thematically with other important epochs in the history of civilization: Through the Ages - Bronze Age and the extension Through the Ages - Late Bronze Age also rely on the development of civilization and offer the opportunity to turn the board game evening into an exciting history lesson. Definitely play, it's worth it!


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