Trade and travel with the Chinese fleet in the 15th century Indian Ocean.
You are a Chief Trader in this fleet, which carries costly cargoes for you to exchange for gems, incense, medicine, pearls, resin, spices, textiles, fine woods and fauna.
You decide which of these products to bring to trade with foreign ports, and using the knowledge that you alone possess, which ports to visit. The one who brings home the treasure that most impresses the Emperor wins. Includes board, 150+ cards, 24 cubes, 20 arrow chits, 3 fleet tokens, rules book with extensive background material.
A basic round of play:
- Draft Trade Goods.
- Vote on where to sail next.
- Adjust prices per the port card.
- Auction off available commodities.