Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road is the new game from designer Fabio Lopiano, with illustration and graphic design by Ian O’Toole. Preorder your copy today

The 12th century city of Merv is a hub of trade along the Silk Road and a gateway between East and West. Filled with libraries, mosques, and palaces, it is a cultural and religious centre. It is the greatest city in the world.

You will build, trade, and politick your way into wealth and power. As the city grows under your direction, you will collect rare scrolls, pay your respects to the majesty of the grand mosque, and oversee the construction of the city walls.

Beyond the horizon, a threat approaches: the Mongols. These ruthless conquerors seek to plunder Merv for all its riches. Work together to protect the city, or collaborate with the invading forces, lest they burn everything you’ve build to the ground…

Today on the blog we have Paul from Gaming Rules with a full How to Play video for the game!

Want to bring Merv to your tabletop? Preorder you copy today!