World Economy Board Games

Real-life board games connected to the economy.

For this project, you will be designing a historical board game about world economies from 600-1500 CE. You will have a choice about what world economy that we’ve studied you’d like to make the game about, and you’ll have total creative control of the game itself.

Guide to Making A Board Game

Sample Full Games

Sample Boards

Board Game Required Parts

  1. Group members’ individual daily work (this packet and other handouts)​

  2. The Game

  3. Instruction Sheet with historical context

  4. Box to hold the game

  5. Bibliography

  6. Test Run

Materials for making your board game

Board Game Topic Interest Form

Board Game Research Cards

Card Template (click "make a copy" from the file drop down to be able to change it for your own project) 

Instructions Sheet Template (click "make a copy" from the file drop down to be able to change it for your own project)

Player Pieces Template (click "make a copy" from the file drop down to be able to change it for your own project) 

For more links to historical information related your board games, please go to the unit 4 resource page

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