Attika is a strategic board game set in ancient Greece, where players compete as the leaders of prominent Greek city-states like Athens, Sparta, Corinth, and Thebes. The game involves carefully planning and constructing a city-state, balancing the use of resources and strategic placement to outmaneuver opponents.

Gameplay Overview

  • City-State Building: Each player works to develop their city-state with structures like temples, theaters, oracles, harbors, vineyards, and more.
  • Land Acquisition and Management: Strategically secure the best land while impeding opponents' access to advantageous building spots.
  • Resource Utilization: Efficiently use the natural resources of the Greek peninsula to save on building costs.

Game Mechanics

  • Building Order Strategy: Organize your buildings to enable free construction.
  • Victory Conditions: Win by being the first to connect two shrines or by building all 30 of your structures.
  • Competitive Play: Balance your own city-state development while strategically inhibiting others.

Additional Features

  • Online Play: Available for turn-based play on Yucata.


Attika offers a rich blend of strategic planning, resource management, and competitive gameplay, perfect for players who enjoy historical themes and tactical building games. It challenges players to think critically about land acquisition, resource usage, and the spatial arrangement of their city-state. The game captures the essence of ancient Greek civilization rivalry and provides an engaging, competitive experience. Whether you're connecting sacred shrines or ambitiously expanding your city-state, Attika promises a thoughtful and rewarding journey through the cradle of European culture.

Nominated for 3 awards.

  • 2 - 4 Players
  • 45 - 60 Minutes
  • 10+ years old
  • Easy to learn

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

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