ARTé: Mecenas™ is a strategy game that allows you to follow in the footsteps of the Medici family. As one of the most powerful families during the Italian Renaissance you will make important decisions that will affect the course of history. You will understand how to balance relationships with powerful city-states, merchant factions, and the Catholic church as you build your financial empire and create famous works of art, monuments, and institutions.

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“You have to be strategic in your decisions by not thinking about what you would do, but what a Medici would do. That made it more interesting.”

“ARTé: Mecenas is a great tool to learn and master art skills”

“What I found most entertaining, was the historical information that I continued to gain about the Medici as I continued to play.”