The Age of Arguments is set at the end of the 17th and beginning of the 18th centuries. It is a simulation of the struggle between the major European states for power in Europe and the emerging empires. The turn order auction is a nice tweak that really tests your bluffing abilities. The components are very cheap but that doesn't detract from the fun to be had with this game. Contents: 1 folded A4 sheet of rules 1 thin card map 66 war cards 4 empire markers 15 warzone counters 16 plastic counters three sheets of money to be cut.