Asmodee is celebrating the 7th anniversary of 7 Wonders, originally released in 2010, with two new mini expansion packs.
The first expansion pack, 7 Wonders: Leaders Anniversary Pack Expansion is an expansion to 7 Wonders: Cities, which was released in 2010 as the first 7 Wonders expansion. This anniversary pack will include at least fifteen new leaders to include in games of 7 Wonders. Characters from history will include Gorgo, Cornelia, Enheduanna, Roxana, and more. 7 Wonders Leaders added Leader cards to the base game. At the start of every game, each player drafts a hand of four leaders and can pay money to play one leader at the start of each of the three Ages.
The second expansion pack, 7 Wonders: Cities Anniversary Pack Expansion, is an expansion to the 7 Wonders: Cities expansion, which was released in 2012. The expansion pack will include at least fifteen new cities. City cards will include a memorial, customs, counterfeiter’s office, smuggler’s cache, and more. 7 Wonders: Cities was the second expansion for 7 Wonders. City cards were a new type if card in the game and aggressively increased the interaction between players in games.
7 Wonders & Many Awards
When released in 2010 7 Wonders was an instant hit, finding both popular and critical success. A sample of awards includes:
- 2011 Spiel des Jahres Kennerspiel des Jahres Winner
- 2011 JoTa Best Card Game Critic Award
- 2011 Japan Boardgame Prize Voters’ Selection Winner
- 2011 Hra roku Winner
- 2011 Gouden Ludo Winner
- 2011 Golden Geek Best Family Board Game Winner
- 2011 Golden Geek Best Card Game Winner
- 2011 As d’Or – Jeu de l’Année Prix du Jury Winner
- 2010 Tric Trac d’Or
- 2010 Swiss Gamers Award Winner
- 2010 Meeples’ Choice Award
The game continues to make regular appearances on Dice Tower Top 10 lists, especially those focussed on higher player counts. Dice Tower Top 10 appearances include: