In Sagrada, each player builds a stained glass window by building up a grid of dice on their player board. Each board has some restrictions on which colour or shade (i.e., value) of die can be placed there. Dice of the same shade or colour may never be placed next to each other. Dice are drawn in player order, with the start player rotating each round, snaking back around after the last player draws two dice. Scoring is variable per game, based on achieving various patterns and varieties of placement – as well as bonus points for certain shades or a particular hidden goal colour.
Special tools can be used to help you break the rules by spending skill tokens; once a tool is used, it then requires more skill tokens for the next player to use them.
The highest scoring window artisan wins!
Game includes 90 colourful translucent dice, 4 player boards, 12 window pattern cards, 12 tool cards, 15 objective cards, 24 favour tokens, plus dice bag, round track, scoring markers and rule book.
For 1 to 4 players, allow 30 minutes to play, ages 13 and up. Fairly quick to pick up and teach.
Our tip: When using a tool card to “break” dice placement rules, you can only break the rules of your printed window card, not the overall game rules of having no adjacent numbers or colours (so everyone can always check everyone else’s windows without needing to know if a tool was used).
“Watch it Played” here: