Blue Moon City*

Blue Moon City, a board game designed as a sequel to the two-player game Blue Moon, focuses on the collective effort to rebuild the titular city after its destruction. The game is visually brought to life by Franz Vohwinkel and other fantasy artists, featuring large building tiles that display both the blueprint and the finished structure. Players use cards representing the races of Blue Moon to contribute to the city's reconstruction, earning rewards and ultimately aiming to restore the Crystal of the Obelisk.

Gameplay Overview

  • City Rebuilding Theme: Players work to reconstruct the city of Blue Moon, tile by tile.
  • Card-Driven Mechanics: Utilize cards featuring different races to assist in rebuilding buildings.
  • Collective and Competitive Play: While the city's reconstruction is a collective effort, individual contributions are rewarded with crystals and dragon favors.
  • Objective: The goal is to be the first to add the required number of markers to the Obelisk by paying crystals.

Special Features

  • Building Tiles: Dual-sided tiles show building plans and completed structures.
  • Dragon Favors: Molded plastic dragons are included, playing a role in the game's mechanics.
  • Mini-Expansions: Two mini-expansions are available, adding additional tiles and options.


Blue Moon City offers an engaging blend of cooperative and competitive gameplay, set in a richly imagined fantasy world. Its blend of strategic card play, resource management, and collective goal of city reconstruction provides a unique and compelling experience. It's suitable for players who enjoy thematic strategy games with a focus on building and resource allocation.

Nominated for 6 awards.

⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2006

  • 2 - 4 Players
  • 30 - 50 Minutes
  • 14+ years old
  • Easy to learn

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

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