Elysium is a game of set collecting and combinations in which players recruit cards representing heroes, items, powers and gods. These cards have many different powers and you can create powerful combination to earn gold (the help of the gods) and victory points (the favour of the gods). Each card belongs to one of the eight Olympians gods (a family), and shows a level (1 to 3).
During the five turns of the game, players will try to transfer their cards to the Elysium and write their own Legends, which are series of cards from the same family or from different families of the same level. The more epic the Legends, the more favour from the gods they’ll earn. But as they go to Elysium, most cards lose their power and players will therefore have to renounce some of their combinations !
A game of balance and opportunity with simple action, but constant dilemmas and complex strategies.
Awards & Honours
2015 UK Games Expo Best Strategic Card and Dice Game Winner
2015 Tric Trac Nominee
2015 Meeples’ Choice Nominee
2015 Kennerspiel des Jahres Nominee
2015 International Gamers Award – General Strategy: Multi-player Nominee
2015 Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Nominee
2015 Golden Geek Best Strategy Board Game Nominee
2015 Golden Geek Best Board Game Artwork/Presentation Nominee