Altiplano, a bag-building game set in the Andes' highlands, invites players into a world of strategic resource management and production. Reminiscent of Orléans, it challenges players to optimize their resource gathering and utilization in a competitive environment where efficient production can lead to victory.

Gameplay Overview

  • Resource Management: Collect and utilize resources like fish, alpaca, cacao, silver, and corn.
  • Production Enhancement: Start with basic production capabilities and expand to new production sites for more options.
  • Unique Role Tiles: Each player begins with a role that provides access to specific goods and production methods.

Special Features

  • Varied Goods with Unique Uses: Different resources have specific uses and values, such as silver for selling or alpaca for wool production.
  • Strategic Planning: Fulfill orders, develop infrastructure, and strategically store goods for maximum value.
  • Dynamic Gameplay: Players must adapt their strategies based on available resources and opponents' actions.


Altiplano is an excellent game for players who enjoy deep strategy, resource management, and planning. Its unique setting and engaging gameplay mechanics offer a challenging and rewarding experience, perfect for fans of strategy board games with an economic twist.

Nominated for 5 awards.

  • 2 - 5 Players
  • 60 - 120 Minutes
  • 12+ years old
  • Medium difficulty

Video reviews, ratings, Let's Plays and tests for Altiplano

  • YouTube Review for the game "Altiplano" by Shut Up & Sit Down
    Video is in English

We like Altiplano so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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