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Navegador (NVG) Updated July 1, 2023
Class B: Beginning Players Welcome You may play if you have read the rules, played previously, or participated in a scheduled demo. Be on time for the scheduled demonstration. The GM will remain for only 15 minutes if no one is present.
Schedule  GM: Mike Kaltman (2nd Year)
Round Day Start Time Duration Location
Demo 1/1FSa101Exhibit Hall Annex #2
Heat 1/3FSu202Sunburst
Heat 2/3Tu182Seasons
Heat 3/3Th172Seasons
SemifinalSa112Wintergreen
FinalSa132Laurel
2023 Tournament Format Heats Most Wins - Points

In the 15th century, Portuguese explorers set off to establish colonies in South America, Africa, and Asia, and to gain control of valuable goods in the process. In Navegador, you can explore the world, found profitable colonies, and manipulate market prices back home.

Navegador is an economic game with an exploration aspect; players do not engage in direct conflict. Instead, the conflict takes place in the marketplace and in the race to be the first to take control of a profitable colony. Since the bonuses that players pick up during play will determine what aspects of the game will net them the most points in the end, several strategies are valid.

Sixteen players will advance to the Semifinal based on the Heats Most Wins standard tiebreakers. Semifinal winners advance to the Final

HEATS: MOST WINS - POINTS (HMW-P):

  1. Most Wins (e.g., total in all heats entered)
  2. Total Points – Players earn the following pints in each heat they entered:
    • 1st Place - 1,000 points
    • 2nd Place - 100 points
    • 3rd Place - 10 points
    • 4th Place - 1 points
    • All other places - 0 points
    • e.g. player has a 1st, 2nd, and 4th in three heats: total points would be 1,101
  3. GM Specific Tie-breaker - None Specified
  4. High dice roll.

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