•Many paths to victory - players can focus on a building strategy, developing their territory, or collecting as many characters as they can get their hands on. Victory can be achieved many ways.
•Asymmetric strategies - each game starts with a draft, and players select the leaders they Hope to recruit. Everyone also starts with a personal bonus tile that will direct their strategy.
•Classical art - with lovely illustrations by klemens Franz, the hundreds of cards, personal player boards, and main board, convey the beauty of the Renaissance period in Florence.