The name "Five Points" evokes images of poverty, rampant crime, decadence and despair. That's true. The Five Points area of New York in the mid-1800s was a lurid geographical cancer filled with dilapidated and inlivable tenement houses, gang extortion, corrupt politicians, dance halls and drunkenness and gambling. This was a place where all manner of crime flourished, the residents were terrorized and squalor prevailed. This is the setting over many decades through the nineteenth century.
Players represent members of powerful factions trying to gain influence in the upcoming election. To achieve this, they engage agitators to sow chaos in the streets of New York.
No. of Players 3 - 5
Duration: 75 to 105 minutes
Min. Age: 10