You control one of the Greek nations aiming to gain control of the Cyclades islands. Bid for the favour of a God, harness mythological creatures, fight on land and sea to be the first Greek nation in control of two metropolises.
Cyclades is a great area control game with fantastic artwork and great components. Fight over the regions of land and sea to be able to generate the most income. Use your funds to make offerings to win the favour of one of the Greek gods!
Ares will grant you more troops, build fortresses and the ability to launch a land battle. Poseidon grants you more ships, lets you build ports and take over the seas. Zeus gives you priests with the power to make better future offerings and the ability to build temples. Athena provides you with philosophers and lets you build universities. With Apollo providing more wealth and prosperity.
With multiple paths to victory, varying turn order, economic manipulation, land control and four of the Gods letting you unleash the power of a myriad of mythological creatures, Cyclades not only looks great on the table but takes a game like Risk and takes it up to a whole new level!