•TILE PLACEMENT GAME: Welcome back to the palace of Sintra! King Manuel I has commissioned the best garden designers of Portugal to construct the most extraordinary garden for his wife, Queen Maria of Aragon. Create a magnificent garden for the King's lovely wife by arranging beautiful plants, trees, and ornamental features.
•STRATEGY BOARD GAME: Using an innovative drafting mechanism, the signature of the Azul series, players must carefully select colorful tiles to decorate their garden. Only the most incredible garden designers will flourish and win the Queen's blessing.
•COMPETITIVE AND CHALLENGING: Every tile you claim affects what your rivals can take next. Plan carefully to score big points while disrupting your opponents’ plans. You’ll have to make choices that help you without helping them too much!
•NEW FEATURES AND VARIABILITY: Experience more strategy and puzzle-like depth than previous versions of Azul! In the new Dual Matching Mode, players score by matching the tiles’ patterns or colors but cannot play 2 tiles that share both pattern and color next to one another. Hexagonal tiles allow for more creative play and higher scoring potential.
•NUMBER OF PLAYERS AND AVERAGE PLAYTIME: This stunning tile placement strategy game for adults and family can be played with 2 to 4 players and is suitable for ages 10 and older. The average playtime is 45 to 60 minutes.