Lead an Oxford college from the medieval era through to the modern day. Choose which buildings to build, which scholars to admit and how to act in exciting events which pit the colleges against one another.
The buildings you choose and where you place them in your college will give it benefits, which in turn will attract the great scholars of Oxford's history. Scholars can improve your reputation for their subjects or use their unique special ability. Choose the best scholars to achieve your aims and use them wisely. Events offer rewards that also improve your reputation but every college will be after them and you can't be sure how much a reward will be worth. At the end of each era, colleges' reputations are compared using an innovative scoring mechanic that allows for multiple strategies and keeps players guessing.
Each turn there is an historical event pitting the colleges against one another in various activities for a reward and increased reputation. The winner becomes Chancellor and leads play for the following turn.
The eccentric characters and tumultuous events of Oxford's history are brought to life in cards, featuring original illustrations, famous quotes and amusing written accounts. Beautiful artwork, rich theme and top quality components combine to transport you to "that sweet city with her dreaming spires!"120 Wooden Cubes88 Building Tiles27 Event Cards43 Scholar Cards48 Coins1 Money Bag1 Scoreboard1 Chancellor's Mace1 Rulebook
No. of Players: 3 - 5
Min. Age: 14