Thanks for letting me know - great gameplay is essential to a great game. The best artwork, theme and components in the world can't compensate for mediocre gameplay. You can expect an email in a few days with more information about the gameplay and mechanics of An Age Contrived.
What makes for great gameplay in a board game? We believe it includes the following qualities:
The ability to plan ahead.
The requirement to adapt to other players.
Variability in strategic decisions each game.
Multiple enticing paths to victory.