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Founding Fathers: Ladies & Orators

A bite-sized but satisfying expansion
This expansion kit translates an early date for suffrage for women into the possibility of ladies participating in the government. In addition several Statesmen like Daniel Webster now have a new Orator ability. Others like Andrew Jackson have improved Ability when they act as General. And as always there are more opportunities for subterfuge.

Includes 18 cards and 5 black rings. In more detail:
● Eight Statesman now have oratorical abilities that enhance their ability to gain popularity by making speeches.
● Three Statesmen now have extra ability when they serve as General.
● If you grant women the vote, three female politicians enter play.
● New rules mean that presidential candidates who lose twice must bow out.
● And now if you pass the Sedition Act you can put your fellow politicians on trial.

Thanks for the suggestions of Tom Edsall, Chris Farrell and John Weber that helped inspire parts of this expansion.

Note that there is no box for this small kit. It all fits in your existing Founding Fathers packaging.

This kit is not usable without one of
Founding Fathers [www.thegamecrafter.com]
Founding Fathers: Green Edition [www.thegamecrafter.com]

It is fully compatible with Founding Fathers: Offices & Statesmen [www.thegamecrafter.com].

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Published February 28, 2017.

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Why buy this?

Great expansion that makes needed changes to reflect great orators and generals. I have seen Dolley destroy the republic twice.

  • Voting, politics and negotiation
  • Card-based gameplay
  • Historical accuracy and immersive detail

Requirements

>120
3-6
12+

Vitals

Average Rating 5 reviews
Publish Date March 01, 2017
Edition First
Department Board Games
Genre Historic
Theme Politics
Setting Past
Audience Hardcore Gamer
Primary Mechanic Strategy
If You Like Diplomacy
More Info Founding Fathers: Ladies & Orators web site

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Notes

  • This game does not come in a box.

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