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Wendake is the name that the Wyandot People use for their traditional territory. This population, also known as the Huron Nation, lived in the Great Lakes region together with the Iroquois, Shawnee, Potomac, Seneca, and many others. In this game, you explore the traditions and everyday life of these tribes during the 1756-1763 period when the Seven Years War between the French and the English took place in these territories.

But this white man's war is really only a marginal aspect of the game; the focus is on life in the Native villages, fields, and forests. In this game, you won't find the traditional teepees since those were used by southwestern tribes who moved their camps to follow the herds of buffalo. The Natives of the Great Lakes were sedentary, living in long houses. The women farmed beans, corn, and pumpkins, while men hunted beavers in the forests, mainly to sell their pelts as leather.

In the game Wendake, you are placed in the shoes of a chief of a Native American tribe. You have to manage all of the most important aspects of their lives, earning points on the economic, military, ritual, and mask tracks.

The core of the game is the action selection mechanism: You have the opportunity to choose better and better actions over seven game rounds, and the winner will be the player who can find the best combinations of actions and use them to lead their tribe to prosperity.


  • 4 Game Board panels
  • 4 Scoring Type markers
  • 4 Score Track pieces
  • 30 Progress tiles
  • 4 Action boards
  • 71 Action tiles
  • 20 Tribe disks
  • 28 Woman tokens
  • 28 Hunter tokens
  • 29 Wooden Warriors
  • 20 Wooden Canoes
  • 17 Action markers
  • 100 Wooden Resources
  • 4 Summary tiles
  • 4 Sacred Fire markers
  • 1 Cayuga token
  • 1 Wooden Round marker
  • 5 Swap tokens
  • 54 cards
  • 36 Turtle tiles
  • 36 Beaver tokens
  • 10 Multiplier tiles
  • 3 Progress Price tokens
  • 2 Flag tiles
  • 4 Turn Order markers
  • 1 Rulebook
  • 1 Historical booklet with solo play rules

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 Designer(s)  Danilo Sabia
 Artist(s)  Alan D'Amico, Paolo Vallerga
 Publisher(s)  Renegade Game Studios
 Year Published  2017
 Mechanics  Area Control, Set Collection, Variable Player Powers, Worker Placement
 Categories  Economic, Fighting, Strategy Games
 Player Count  1-4
 Play Time  60-120 minutes
 Age  14+
 Weight  3.56/5

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