Players: 2-5
Complexity: 5/10
Duration: 60-150 min.
Age: 10+

The time has come for the selection of a new Chancellor at Argent University of Magic, and you are among the likely candidates for the job. Gather your apprentices, ready your spellbook, and build your influence, while secretly discovering and competing over the votes of a limited Consortium of influential board members. Only the one who is able to fulfill the most criteria will claim the title of most influential mage in the World of Indines!

Argent: The Consortium is a cutthroat worker-placement/engine-building game of manipulation and secrecy in which the criteria for victory are secret and the capabilities of your opponents are constantly changing. You'll need to outwit the other candidates, use your spells at the right moment, and choose the correct apprentices to manage your plan.

Argent: The Consortium is a European-style game that minimizes luck and focuses on player interaction and strong core mechanisms that allow new strategies to emerge each time you play.

Argent: The Consortium - How to Play


6 Player boards (2 sided)
15 University tiles (2 sided)
30 Spell cards
6 Starting Spells
19 Voter cards
35 Vault cards
32 Supporter cards
6 Round tracker cards
5 Bell tower cards
30 Intelligence/Wisdom tokens
50 Mana tokens
40 Gold tokens
1 First player token
5 Room lock tokens
20 Merit badge tokens
42 Loyalty badge tokens (7 each color)
30 Mage pawns (5 each color)
60 Knowledge cubes (10 each color)
6 Influence trackers (1 each color)
5 Mage power reference cards

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