Good news for the fans of the award-winning game Lanterns: The Harvest Festival, this week the publisher announced a first expansion for the game, Lanterns: The Emperor's Gifts. The game will be available in the first quarter of 2017.
In the game Lanterns: The Harvest Festival, players try to collect certain sets of cards in different colors. Cards can be collected by playing tiles on the table that have certain colors of lanterns on them, all players get a card of the color of lanterns that is facing them. When a player has a set of cards, he or she can trade them for a point tile on their turn. The player that has the most points, wins the game.
The new expansion adds pavilions to the game that can be built on a tile a player plays on the table. If the color of the pavilion matches one of the colors on the tile that has been played, the player receives a value in a new currency that has been added. This currency can be used to activate new abilities that have been granted by the emperor. This new expansion adds a new level of depth to the game that helps to score more points.
Pictures of the components of the game are not yet available, the only art we know now is the box art. The game will be available in January 2017.