The Quest for El Dorado

The Quest for El Dorado

Board Game
2-4 Players
About 60 Minutes
Grade 4 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

The Quest for El Dorado is a classic deck-building game with a board. Players use their acquired workers (cards) to traverse through the jungle attempting to be the first to discover the lost city of gold. The game challenges players to think on their feet and efficiently manage resources in order to keep moving forward. On top of that, The Quest for El Dorado is full of variety ensuring no two games are ever the same!

Game Overview

In The Quest for El Dorado, players take the roles of expedition leaders who have embarked on a search for the legendary land of gold in the dense jungles of South America. Each player assembles and equips their own team, hiring various helpers from the scout to the scientist to the aborigine. All of them have one goal in mind: Reaching the golden border first and winning all of the riches for themselves. Whoever chooses the best tactics will be rewarded!

  • Competition Competition
    Develops healthy competitive habits as two or more parties compete for a goal that cannot be shared.
  • Logistics Logistics
    Allows players to manage production flow between the point of origin and consumption.
  • Spatial Perception Spatial Perception
    Strengthens a player’s understanding of the spatial relationships with the objects in their environment as well as themselves.
  • Tactical Thinking Tactical Thinking
    Challenges players to make decisions based on currently available information.
  • Comprehension Comprehension
    Requires players to perceive and understand concepts, ideas, and functions.
  • Resource Management Resource Management
    Boosts a player’s capacity to efficiently and effectively oversee available assets.
Game Details
  • Type: Light Hobby Game
  • Category: Board Game
  • Designer(s): Dr. Reiner Knizia
  • Published: 2017
  • Game Length: About 60 Minutes
  • Players: 2-4 Players
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