Artifacts, Inc.*

Artifacts, Inc. is a dynamic, competitive board game set against the backdrop of 1929 New York's archeological fervor. Designed for 2-4 players, it invites participants to dive into the thrilling world of artifact recovery and museum exhibitions, aspiring to establish the most prestigious archaeology company of the era.

Gameplay Overview

  • Strategic Dice Placement: Utilize dice as adventurers, strategically allocating them across various cards to unearth artifacts, engage in expeditions, and expand your company's assets.
  • Economic Management: Balance the acquisition and sale of artifacts to fuel your company's growth, optimize financial gains, and invest in valuable assets.
  • Reputation Race: Compete to build your reputation through successful expeditions, museum contributions, and strategic asset accumulation, aiming to trigger the game's conclusion by reaching 20 reputation points.

Special Features

  • Diverse Strategies: Offers multiple paths to victory, allowing players to specialize in artifact sales, museum majorities, or the discovery of underwater treasures, catering to different playstyles.
  • Thematic Immersion: Engages players in an adventurous narrative, capturing the excitement of the 1920s archaeology boom with aesthetically pleasing components and thematic gameplay mechanics.
  • Replayability: The varied setup and strategic options ensure that no two games are the same, encouraging players to explore new strategies and combinations in each playthrough.


Artifacts, Inc. masterfully combines strategy, economic management, and thematic exploration into an engaging board game experience. Whether you're delving into jungles or diving beneath the waves, the quest for renown and fortune is fraught with decisions that will test your strategic acumen. With its rich theme and diverse pathways to victory, Artifacts, Inc. promises a captivating adventure for all who seek to uncover the mysteries of the past and build an archaeological empire unmatched in history.

  • 2 - 4 Players
  • 60 Minutes
  • 13+ years old
  • Easy to learn

Video reviews, ratings, Let's Plays and tests for Artifacts, Inc.

  • YouTube Review for the game "Artifacts, Inc." by BoardGameGeek
    Video is in English

We like Artifacts, Inc. so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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