Race as messengers during the first Peloponnesian War in 430BC. Players must use a combination of travel cards and action cards to cover the treacherous lands of Ancient Greece as quickly as possible. Whoever can retrieve intel from the battlefield and return to the Home Card first is the winner and given the title of Marathon, the fastest messenger in Greece.
8 x per player
Use the action cards to move your token forward quicker, sabotage your opponent, or change the Terrain Cards (board). Examples: Pick + 2, Delete, Swap, Steal, Toll, Not Today, Move Opponent Backwards, etc.
1 Shared Pile
Manoeuvre your way around the board as quickly as possible using the Travel Cards.
Hint: Two Travel cards of the same colour can be used as a Wild card.
Players race in opposite directions over these cards
At the beginning of the game, all the terrain cards are laid out in a circle. These are the cards that the players move over with their player tokens.
Hint: Lay less cards down for a shorter game.
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