Explorers of the North Sea

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Article code 859930005865
Explorers of the North Sea is set in the latter years of the Viking Age.
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Designer Shem Phillips
Year 2016
Number of Players 1-4 Players
Time 45-60 Minutes
Ages 12+
Mechanics Action Points, Area Majority / Influence, Grid Movement, Modular Board, Pick-up and Deliver, Set Collection, Tile Placement, Variable Player Powers
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Explorers of the North Sea is set in the latter years of the Viking Age. As ambitious sea captains, players seek out new lands to settle and control. They will need to transport their crew among the newly discovered islands to capture livestock, construct outposts and fulfill various other goals. So ready the longships, there are new horizons to explore!

The aim of Explorers of the North Sea is to become the most prestigious Captain through clever planning and navigation. Players gain Victory Points (VP) by controlling Islands, delivering Livestock, raiding Settlements, constructing Outposts and destroying Enemy Ships. The game ends at the dawn of winter. At this point, the player with the most Victory Points is declared the winner!

North Sea adventure with beautiful artwork and great quality components
Become an ambitious sea captain to raid, pillage and claim new lands for yourself
Great gateway game for beginners and gaming groups
Third stand-alone game in the North Sea Trilogy of Games
Exciting Viking strategy board game for 1-4 players, ages 12 and up


  • 48 Hex Tiles
  • 2 Double-sided Starting Boards
  • 26 Livestock Tokens (in 6 types)
  • 14 Settlement Tokens
  • 12 Enemy Ships
  • 4 Longship models (in 4 colors)
  • 1 Winter Token
  • 28 Vikings (in 4 colors)
  • 20 Outposts (in 4 colors)
  • 11 Captain Cards
  • 1 Score Pad
  • 1 Rulebook