Become The Daimyo – the head of a Japanese noble house – and clash in battle with your power-hungry opponents. Rice Wars is an economic strategy game set in XIV-century Japan. The goal is to manage the resources of the small island of Tokuno. Employ peasants to work for you in the rice fields, fend off the envious neighbors by sending your ashigaru troops, influence Imperial Advisors and hire ronin who can challenge opposing daimyo to a noble duel to the death. Rice Wars contains a two-sided board, allowing the players to choose two variants of the game. The simple board is designed for fast-paced play for 2-4 players ages 8+, while the epic board allows longer and more intricate game for 3-5 players. Enter the world of medieval Japan and fight for victory!