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      Forbidden Desert: Thirst for Survival Card Game

      Item Code: 147878

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      Description

      Manufacturer's Description

      When we launched Forbidden Island in 2010, we had an inkling that we had created a hit game but never to the point that we'd be prompted to make a sequel. Well, here we are a few years later with just that in hand. Our challenge to designer Matt Leacock was to create a game that would contain familiar elements (cooperative play, modular board), while offering up a completely different in-game experience. In addition, we wanted it to be simultaneously approachable to new players while upping the ante for those who felt they had mastered Forbidden Island. All this resulted in a fresh new game with an innovative set of mechanics, such as an ever-shifting board, individual resource management, and unique method for locating the flying machine parts. Hopefully we've achieved our goals and quenched your thirst for adventure!

      How to Play

      Gear up for a thrilling adventure to recover a legendary flying machine buried deep in the ruins of an ancient desert city. You'll need to coordinate with your teammates and use every available resource if you hope to survive the scorching heat and relentless sandstorm. Find the flying machine and escape before you all become permanent artifacts of the Forbidden Desert!

      Reinforces

      • Deduction
      • Strategic Thinking
      • Cooperation

      Ages: 10 and up | Players: 2 to 5 players | Playing time: 45 miinutes


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      In the Box:

      • 49 cards
      • 48 sand markers
      • 24 tiles
      • 6 pawns
      • 6 meter clips
      • 4 flying machine parts
      • 1 flying machine model
      • 1 sand storm meter
      • 1 stand storm meter stand
      • Rules of play
      Item Code 147878
      Product Type Tabletop Card Game
      Packaged Weight 0.85 Kg
      Release Date Thursday, 7th May 2015
      Condition New
      Barcode 759751004156
      Recommended Age 10+

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