In the 16th and 17th century, Portugal thrives under its leading role during the Age of Discovery. The famous academic city of Coimbra serves as the cultural center of Portugal during this time. As the head of one of Coimbra’s most wealthy houses, you seek to earn prestige during this prosperous era. In an effort to garner the best reputation, you must cinch the favors of the city’s most influential citizens - clerics, scholars, council members, and merchants with a bit of coin or a little extra protective detail.
While there are many paths to victory, the best of players will be always seek to optimize their opportunities with every roll of the dice. Coimbra introduces a unique dice mechanism wherein the dice players draft will be utilized multiple times every round in various aspects of decision making. Combined with ever changing synergies between the board, tiles, and cards - no game of Coimbra will ever be the same!