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Costs: average $6 per turn
Frequency: every 21 days
Email: [ok]
Type: historical simulation, open-ended, in its 34th year
Last-Update: 2015Sep24
Keywords: commercial, open-ended, email, snail, mixed, historical, economic


Renaissance is a historical simulation game set in the year 1493.

Participants play a historical family such as the Medici or the Tudors.

There is great historical detail delineating the game's 5,000+ historical characters and 4,000+ locations set up to reflect their status in the year 1493.

Players can engage in exploration, warfare, commerce, various types of manufacture, ecclesiastical activities, office seeking, or pursue elevation within the feudal hierarchy.

This game is currently (2015) in its 34th year of continuous play.

The GM's street address is: Constantine Xanthos, Unit 204, 4050 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea  FL 33308. USA.


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Greg Lindahl