Dubbed as a “historicallly accurate Maya simulator” and praised by critiques for its unique gameplay and stunning artwork, Ahau: Rulers of Yucatán is an innovative hybrid strategy board game, combining simultaneous area selection,worker placement, action selection, tableau building, resource management and deck improvement.
Experience the power and excitement of ruling over the ancient lands of Yucatán in Ahau: Rulers of Yucatán! Unleash your strategic genius as you gather resources, build majestic structures, and even summon the ancient Maya gods for their incredible abilities. Outmaneuver your opponents to claim dominance over regions and cities. Whoever can earn the most fame will be hailed as the legendary ruler in this thrilling game. Are you ready to take on the challenge and emerge victorious?
The cultural and historical aspects of the game were closely checked by a team of consultants:
The first expansion of Ahau: Rulers of Yucatáns adds 14 Eclipse (event) cards, 6 additional role cards, 5 building tiles and 10 special pyramid tiles, to enhance your Ahau experience.
Not ready for the full-fledged game yet? Dive into the world of Ahau by learning its tutorial version called Ahau Family, which can be also played with kids aged 10 and up. Complete ruleset included in the base game.
Richard Ham, Rahdo Runs Through
Edward Uhler, Heavy Cardboard
Luke Hector, Broken Meeple
Jeff Madigan, Madboardgamer
Sylvain Lacroix, L'École du jeu
Martin Montreuil, The Boardgames Society
Matt Bassil, wargamer.com
Elevate your Ahau gameplay with our handpicked selection of Maya music. Let the rhythms and melodies transport you to the heart of Yucatán. Dive in and listen here!
Dive into Ahau on Tabletop Simulator!
Can't gather around a physical board? No worries! Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of "Ahau: Rulers of Yucatán" digitally with our custom built mod.