Genoa Board Game

Genoa Game Rules

How To Play Genoa (Instructions)

2 - 5
Play Time
90 MIN


Genoa is the new version of an old game - Traders of Genoa. Genoa is a game that will have you trading and negotiation. Players get to take on the role of a trader, each trader will have different wares that they can use in order to get other commodities. Traders will fulfill orders, deliver messages, and take ownership of buildings in the city.

Genoa takes place in the 16th century when goods were harder to come by. Use your wits and strategic thinking to become the Genoa master. Use other players and their goods to your advantage - clever negotiation is the key to winning this fun, classic game of survival of the fittest. Win the game of Genoa by having the most money at the end of the game. Play Genoa for a great game full of skill and wits.


The game Genoa should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • Genoa Comes With Game Board
  • 1 Trade Tower
  • Made Out Of 5 Discs
  • 1 Round Marker
  • 2 8-sided Dice (one Red And One Blue)
  • 40 Commodity Tiles (5 Of Each Kind: Pepper
  • Saffron
  • Silver
  • Copper
  • Linen
  • Silk
  • Ale And Wine)
  • 35 Wooden Ownership Markers (7 In Each Of The 5 Colors)
  • 27 Special Tiles
  • 27 Special Tiles (5 Starting Space
  • 7 Trade 1:1
  • 5 Commodity Of Your Choice
  • 5 Building Action
  • 5 Extra Action)
  • 60 Cards: (14 Contract
  • 14 Message
  • 16 Large Order
  • 16 Small Order)
  • 80 Coins (in 5
  • 10
  • 50
  • 100-ducat Coins)
  • 1 First Player Marker
  • 5 Player Tiles And The Genoa Game Rules And Instructions


How to Win
Your goal in the game of Genoa is to become the wealthiest player by the end of the last round.
How to Win


Please keep in mind that the official Genoa rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging and will teach you how to play Genoa. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.


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Which game starts with the same letter as Mancala: Chess, Uno, Monopoly, Battleship or Rummycube

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