Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization is a board game for 24 players designed by Vlaada Chvatil and published by Czech Board Games in 2006. Its theme is the development of human civilization and the players determine the progress of their own civilization in different fields including culture, government, leadership, religion and science. The game has won multiple awards including the International Gamers Award in 2007 and Game of the Year in Poland in 2010, where it was published as Cywilizacja: Poprzez Wieki. The game is about building a civilization, including urban buildings, governments, population, resource productions, military etc. By drawing and buying cards the players take their civilizations through 4 ages - beginning with classical antiquity and ending in the Modern Age.