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Puerto Rico: one gold per player

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Latest Version: 1.0
Release Date: November 22nd, 2010
Board Game Geek Link: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3076/puerto-rico
Publisher Link : There are too many publishers




This variant makes sure that the number of gold that comes into the game will always be one gold per player what ever the number of players.

The problem with the original game is that there is always 3 gold piece that comes into the game, from the roles, every turn. So with 3 players, everybody gets in average 1 gold per player, but with 4 or 5 players, the gold becomes really scarce which makes it very hard, or useless, to buy level 3 building because when you get them, it is already too late.

Since the gold flow is good at 3 players, the idea is to keep the same gold flow of 1 gold per player what ever the number of players.


The rules are very simple, no need to write a document about it.

When placing gold on unused roles, place 2 gold instead of 1 on the prospector roles.

That's it. Enjoy!

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