In Trade Winds, each team plays as the crew of a pirate ship that arrives to trade a hull full of "loot". Their goal is to collect the treasure by forming relationships with other merchants in the port and using their cunning to gather vital market information. The game takes place over four cycles and four years. Each year begins with a team trade and ends with a return to port to collect bounties for specific goods. As the game progresses, teams build relationships and share knowledge with other teams. Their goal is to collect the treasure by forming relationships with other merchants in the port and using their cunning to gather vital market information.
A fun, fast-paced, dynamic, and highly addictive pirate game that explores your negotiating, intelligence-gathering, and networking skills. Tradewinds is an incredibly versatile game, and it quickly grabs the attention of attendees and always creates a very lively atmosphere. The heart of the game revolves around building trust in customer relationships. How the team does it is the key to success. It's a competitive exercise, but the most successful teams are those who collaborate with other teams to achieve win-win results while focusing on profit.