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The taming of the Red Planet has begun
In the 2400s, mankind begins to terraform the planet Mars. Giant corporations, sponsored by the World Government on Earth, initiate huge projects to raise the temperature, the oxygen level, and the ocean coverage until the environment is habitable.
As terraforming progresses, more and more people will immigrate from Earth to live on the Red Planet. Experience ‘Science Future’ as you compete to be the most successful corporation on Mars.
Will your corporation lead the way into humanity’s new era?
In Terraforming Mars, you play a corporation and work together in the terraforming process, but compete for getting victory points.
Victory Points are awarded not only for your contribution to the terraforming, but also for advancing human infrastructure throughout the solar system, and doing other commendable things.
What’s in the Box
|An accurate map of marsThe game board is an accurate map of the Tharsis region of Mars, including Valles Marineris, 3 of the 4 great volcanos, and the Viking site where the first man-made lander touched down.||Player boards and markers5 Player Boards where you keep track of production and money. Over 400 markers! 200 Player Markers (transparent plastic cubes), 200 Resource Markers (metallic plastic cubes), and 3 Game Board Markers (white plastic cubes).||Cards and moreOver 230 cards representing different corporations and projects. 80 tiles that you place on the board to make oceans, forests, cities and more! And of course, a rulebook.|
In the 2400S, mankind begins to terraform the Planet Mars. Giant corporations, sponsored by the world government on earth, initiate huge projects to raise the temperature, the oxygen level and the ocean coverage until the environment is habitable. In Terraforming Mars you play one of those corporations and work together in the Terraforming process, but compete in doing the best work, with victory points awarded not only for your contribution to the Terraforming, but also for advancing human infrastructure throughout the solar systems and other commendable achievements. The players acquire unique project cards, which represent anything from introducing plant life or animals, hurling asteroids at the surface, building cities, and establishing greenhouse gas industries to heat up the atmosphere. You compete for the best places for your city tiles, ocean tiles and greenery tiles. When the Terraforming process is complete, the player Corporation with the most victory points wins.