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Rotterdam 2010


This unique harbourgame from Game Master gives you the opportunity to be an entrepreneur who transports raw materials from all parts of the world with his ships to the mainport Rotterdam. The goods will be processed in the different harbours to real products. But watch it! It can be quite busy in the harbour! Will you succeed in leading your ships to the right harbours and deliver products like bread, jam, gasoline and clothing to the European market in time? Maybe you will be the new Harbour Tycoon of Rotterdam!

Category of game:
- Familygame
- Players: 2-4
- Duration: 60 minutes
- Age: 8 and up
- Strategic * * *
- Tactics * * * *
- Luck * *

The Harbour of Rotterdam
At least 370 million tons of goods are being processed in the Rotterdam Harbour. From South America all sorts of exotic fruits are delivered to the Merwehaven and are being processed to all kinds of fruit juices. The Vulcaanhaven on the edge of Vlaardingen is specially equiped for the transfer or processing of grains from North America. Petroleum comes from the Middle East in large quantities to be transferred in gasoline and chemical products in the raffinaries in the Botlek. Mega carriers transport millions of containers from Asia with all kinds of products to the European market. The infrastructure around the Eemhaven and Waalhaven guarantee a quick transport to Europe.
The playes will enjoy all elements of a harbour: loading cargo, navigating your ships, transfer goods in the harbours and process the goods to products for the European market. Also trading is part of the game fun!

Especially for our Belgian neighbours we have another version in the serial Ports of Europe: Antwerpen. You can find here more information about this game.

Masters of Trade
The first extension extension to the dynamic harbour game Rotterdam is introduced: Masters of Trade. Read more about this game which introduces the economy of the harbour!

Rotterdam á la Carte
Do you want more excitement or less luck while playing Rotterdam? Read the variants of the rules in Rotterdam á la Carte. Do you have questions about the game: read our FAQ page.

Introduction movie
Here you can find a short review of the harbourgame Rotterdam!


Rules of the Game
Download here the english rules, the german rules and the hungarian rules of Rotterdam .

On the website of dreamwithboardgames you will find a portuguese review of Rotterdam.

Game Designer: Hans van Tol
Graphics: Yvon-Cheryl Scholten
Illustrations: Wim Euverman

You can find a complete overview of dealers here.

By this link you can download the factsheet that gives you all information about the games of Ports of Europe.