In the board game Kingdom Builder, players create their own kingdoms by skillfully building settlements that will generate the most gold.
Object of the Game
Goal: Acquire the most gold, based on the unique characteristics of the game.
Gameplay varies each game, based on:
Selection of Kingdom Builder cards (3 of 10)
Arrangement of map terrain sectors (4 of 8)
Special action abilities (4 of 8) that allow players to strategically place new or existing settlements
Player moves are dictated by the random selection of a terrain card for each turn (1 of 5)
Ways to Earn Gold
Meet conditions for the 3 Kingdom Builder cards
Build next to a castle
Basic information for this game is provided here to be used as a guide and may differ from the game box recommendations. These ratings are based on averages from thousands of players in the gaming community.
The Complexity rating is comprised of a combination of attributes related to game-play difficulty and game rule understanding. The scale ranges from 1 to 5, with 1 = easy and 5 = difficult.
2 - 4; Best = 4
Area Control, Route/Network Building; Modular Board
A family strategy game that has different conditions each time you play!
2 Samuel 7: 13 God will build His kingdom, in His time, according to His perfect will.
Strategic thinking, logic, mathematics.
Kingdom Builder Overview
Watch a 9:34 review video
How to Play
Watch a 10:43 Kingdom Builder instructional video
Here are some basic Kingdom Builder strategies:
- Have a plan
- Diversify your options
- Acquire the special tiles
Read a complete explanation of the suggested strategy tips regarding Kingdom Builder here.
Expansions & Extras
Kingdom Builder has a number of available expansions*:
- Capitol - 2011
- Nomads - 2012
- Caves - 2012
- Crossroads - 2013
- The Island - 2014
- Marshlands - 2016
- Harvest - 2017
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