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CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
You and your team can be the first to breach the borders of the Archeans' ancient mystical empire in the collaborative card game Forbidden Island, by Gamewright. In this game, teamwork proves essential to locate the Earth Stone, the Statue of the Wind, the Crystal of Fire, and the Ocean's Chalice as the Island floods beneath your feet. Adventure... if you dare!
This game is centered on the legend of the Archean empire, a civilization that possessed the ability to control the Earth's core elements--fire, wind, water, and earth--through four sacred treasures. These treasures stayed hidden from enemies for years on the Forbidden Island, which was designed to sink if intruders ever attempted to capture them. Set the appropriate water level for your gaming skill, and let the adventures begin!
Your team of adventurers must work together to keep the Forbidden Island from sinking as you seek the four treasures hidden within. The mission is carried out using different combinations of Flood, Treasure, and Adventurer Cards on the 24 tiles that make up the Forbidden Island. Once you've captured each treasure using the appropriate cards, you must make it to Fools' Landing and escape by helicopter in order to win. If the island sinks before you complete your tasks, the mission ends in defeat.
Each player is dealt an Adventure Card and given a corresponding pawn before the game starts, designating him or her with a certain set of strengths. This game is designed so that instead of competing with other players, you work to find the treasures and find out how to best use each Adventurer's strengths through collaborative play. This stimulates problem-solving and strategy skills.
Water level marker, water meter, 58 playing cards, 24 island tiles, 6 pawns, 4 treasure figurines, rules of play, Gamewright catalog, and comment card.
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|Length: 6:45 Mins|
This could certainly be more challenging or have more "twists" or something to make it more interesting. Read morePublished 8 hours ago by Kimberly Bowers
This is a great cooperative game for families. Great for kids. Great for adults. It's a lot harder than it first appears. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Ivy
Great game, very fun. Works well with only 2 players which is perfect for my wife and I on a Sunday afternoon.Published 9 days ago by Chris Liles
One of our favorite games. My 6 year old can play without trouble. We really enjoy the cooperative nature of this game.Published 9 days ago by Brian Camphausen
My husband, son, and I love this game. It is a wonderful pick for family game night because no one feels left out. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Karin Faith Jordan
It's great for the family. We play it with our kids 7 and up. We love it.Published 10 days ago by Mommy Mel of CO