Set in the mid-1800s, the historical age of whaling, New Bedford gives 1 to 4 players the chance to build the Massachusets town of the same name into a thriving community. Gather resources to add buildings with new actons, and launch ships to go whaling. Go out longest for the best choice, but wait too long and the whales become harder to catch. And don't forget to pay your crew when ships return! Carefully balance risk management and tming to become a leader of industry in this medium-weight worker placement and resource management game.