Jigūan - a form of ancient Chinese science and mechanical engineering. In the old days, powerful weapons and machines of Jigūan were so advanced that the common people believe it to have mysterious powers.

As a master mechanist in Jigūan: The Eastern Mechanist, it is your job to acquire parts, obtain energy, improve your skills, and complete your creation. Your goal is to advance your place in the Five Pagodas, by creating unique mechanical beasts. Your creations not only bring you honor but also contribute to the advancement of Eastern civilization.

Players must acquire parts to build mechanical beasts, so they can advance their place on the Five Pagodas, and receive new blueprints or bonus cards. When the Parts supplies run out, the current Period ends and the score is calculated. There are two Periods in the game, at the end of the game the player with the most Honor Points wins.


Jigūan: The Eastern Mechanist

€30.00 Regular Price
€27.00Sale Price
  • Info

    Designer: Eros Lin
    Artist: Gingerbread Dim
    Publisher: EmperorS4 Games

    Players: 2-4
    Time: 45-90 Min
    Age: 14+

    BGG (link)
    English Rules (link)

  • Reviews

    • Overview by Meeple University (Video)
    • 5 Things You Need to Know by Board Game Inquisition (Video)
    • Review by Zee Garcia (Video)
    • Review by The Game Gallery Channel (Video) (日本語)
  • Categories

    • Action Points
    • Area Majority
    • Card Drafting
    • Set Collection

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