Follow in the footsteps of history as head of the Medici family. To prosper you must balance your banking empire with smart political strategy. Prove yourself a true patron of the arts and take risks as you commission and support works from upstarts such as Brunelleschi, Donatello, and Raphael. Be wary of your relationships with powerful city-states, merchant factions, and the Pope as you navigate the treacherous political landscape of the Italian Renaissance. Succeed and your family will become one of the most powerful in all of Europe. Fail and history will be changed forever.
ARTé: Mecenas is a turn-based strategy game where your decisions leverage historical circumstances, conditions, and events surrounding the Italian Renaissance. You will experience the impact of political maneuvering, economics, and the Catholic Church on the creation of revolutionary artworks. Featuring the most influential artworks of the 15th and 16th centuries, the game presents over 130 pieces of art by more than 70 artists, including many of the most celebrated in history.