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Was music for everyone among the ancient Maya?

Was music for everyone among the ancient Maya?

Since music is such an important part of each culture's traditions, have you ever wondered about the music of the ancient Maya? Just like in every civilization, making music and listening to music had great importance and various levels of complexity. Music played a...

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Goddess Ixchel, Lady of the Rainbow

Goddess Ixchel, Lady of the Rainbow

Ahau features five of the most prominent deities of Maya mythology, excluding Lady of the Rainbow. These are only those whom we could build into the gameplay effectively. There are numerous other gods and goddesses who deserve just as much representation. Let us...

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The legend of Hunahpu and Xbalanque

The legend of Hunahpu and Xbalanque

Hunahpu and Xbalanque are known as the hero twins in Maya mythology. Due to their wit and bravery, they found their way out of the land of the dead and tricked the rulers on the underworld.   The Legend The boys father had a conflict with the lords of Xibalba. He...

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The Role Cards of Ahau – Queen

The Role Cards of Ahau – Queen

Suiting her title, the Queen is the strongest of all role cards. Offering 7 base strength, which is the highest option. Choosing the Queen card will expand your influence. You can also place an additional worker in the city where you placed the other worker in the...

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The Role Cards of Ahau – The Master Trader

The Role Cards of Ahau – The Master Trader

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The Role Cards of Ahau – Master Craftsman

The Role Cards of Ahau – Master Craftsman

One of the exciting new features of Ahau is the presence of the Role Cards!  While building your pyramid, you have the opportunity to choose one of the five Role Cards by placing a tile in the space with the fitting symbol on it. These cards make the gameplay even...

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Get to know the Movement Phase!

Get to know the Movement Phase! Considering the significant changes in the gameplay - and the upcoming campaign, of course! - we thought we would help you become familiar with the rulebook of Ahau by introducing you to one segment each week. Enjoy, and do not hesitate...

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K’atun as time-unit marker in Ahau

K’atun as time-unit marker in Ahau

K’atun a time-unit marker was implemented in Ahau Rulers of Yucatán. Our euro-style boardgame is coming to Kickstarter in 2022. When we mentioned the recent changes in Ahau, we talked about how the K’atun replaced the original Maya calendar. How does this add to the...

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Great progress in streamlining!

The past few weeks, have been very busy with playtesting. Ahau - Rules of Yucatán will bring you the most enjoyable experience possible! We focused our efforts on streamlining, removing rules and features that seemed unnecessary according to most playtesters. To make...

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Achievements of 2020

Achievements of 2020

The end of the year is approaching rapidly, time to take into account the achievements of 2020. It was a challenging year for everyone with some unexpected turns, no doubt. But now, we want to focus on all the positive things and share the progress we have made this...

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