The second edition ofDadaochenginherits the core mechanism from its predecessor and evolves it into a game with deeper strategies. This new edition comes with newly added player boards and provides more challenges to players in building up their own tableau.
Dadaocheng was one of the most important trade centers in Taiwan in the 18th century. In this game, players take on the roles of foreign traders who try to become the most prestigious trader of Dadaocheng. During the game, through swapping and flipping resource discs in the central area, players obtain resources and either trade these resources to the rest of the world or spend them to develop their own advantages within the city of Dadaocheng. After six rounds, the player with the most prestigious points wins!