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El Grande

board game

Wolfgang Kramer and Richard Ulrich's board and card game, El Grande, has won many game industry awards since its introduction in Germany in 1995. Players take the part of a Renaissance-era Spanish Grande or nobleman and employ strategy in card hand management to become rich and powerful. The game demonstrates the increasing popularity, in the United States, of strategy games of European origin.

  • Designer: Wolfgang Kramer | Richard Ulrich
  • Manufacturer: Rio Grande Games
  • Material: printed paper | cardboard
  • Origin: USA
  • Style: strategy | auction
  • Object ID: 114.5779
  • Credit Line: Gift of Andrew and Tara Avella
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