The Caribbean in the 17th century: Mighty political powers compete for dominance in an environment full of perils, risks, and great opportunities. Players embody "soldiers of fortune," seafarers striving for fame. riches, and adventure!
Maricaibo is played over four rounds which represent the player's lifetime and their constant struggle between Europe and the New World. Many paths promise success: Do you engage predominantly in economics? Or build up a powerful network? Or venture through the wilderness for unknown discoveries?