Fast Sloths is a game free from randomness that evolves only through the interaction between the players, doing so without any "take that" mechanisms - except for you snatching an Animal from under the other players' noses because you need to use it yourself.

Each race offers new challenges for you to get to the different trees faster than the other Sloths. Enjoy all 256 different combinations, each with countless starting positions of the Animals on the Game Board...


Components

  • Double-sided giant Game Board
  • 5 Sloth Boards
  • 5 wooden Sloths
  • 45 wooden Leaves
  • 34 Animal Discs
  • 120 Cards
  • 1 sticker sheet
  • 1 Overview Sheet
  • Rules Booklet

Setup for the First Game

  1. So you can start the race in Fast Sloths, against your lazy Sloth nature, you need to prepare some game components. …


For centuries the pyramid of Amenophis lay concealed deep in the desert sands and was believed to be lost. Now it has been exposed and four courageous treasure hunters venture inside to salvage its treasures.

However, the mummy of Amenophis cannot rest and wanders the halls. It is not exactly pleased that the researchers would like to take its furnishings.

Therefore, it throws every treasure hunter it finds in the dungeon. However, the treasure hunters can get free if they give the mummy one of the three valuable ankh symbols which they carry on themselves for protection. …


Would You Believe It!

just as you thought you were about to win the game, you have to collect the minus card - well that's life! But even the last card can change everything. After all - he who laughs last laughs loudest!


Components

  • 8 route plus cards
  • 18 route minus cards
  • 6 route fortune cards
  • 1 blue "Start" card
  • 1 orange "Finish" card
  • 18 figures
  • 8 guards
  • 1 dice
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Players use their skill - and luck - to collect as many plus (+) and fortune cards as possible, while trying to avoid the minus (-) cards. …


You are a merchant, looking to profit from the budding trade in Amsterdam in the 1600's and participate in the growth of a multitude of chartered enterprises.

The goods brought back to Amsterdam at great peril and cost, are rapidly growing merchant wealth and increasing trade. To increase working capital and spread risk, you and other merchants use stocks for the first time in history.

You are establishing your first warehouses in Amsterdam, contributing to the city that will grow to become the wealthiest in the western world. You can become the best merchant, build chartered enterprises, and purchase stock to profit from their expected growth. Your goal? Profit and wealth. …



Components

  • 1 Hexagonally shaped game board
  • 108 pieces of hexagonal blocks
  • Rule book

Object of the Game

Place as much of your hexagonal chains as possible on the game board.


Setup

Place the game board at the center of the table. For 3-, 4-, 5- or 6-player game, each player takes all the hexagonal blocks of a color. For 2-player game, each player is to take either all hexagonal blocks of 2 colors or 3 colors.


Figure 1. Green arrows indicate starting point for 6-player game.
'F' marking is starting point for 4-player game; red arrows for 3-player game


  • For 6-player game, the entire game board is used.
  • For 4-player game, the playable area is confined within the blue lines as shown above.
  • For 3-player game, the playable area is confined within the red lines as shown above.

For 2-player Game

For 2-player game, the players can play in either of the following ways: …


Spring is here! It's been a long, cold winter, and the locals are ready for you to breathe some life back into the town. Build shops, parks, and more to attract new residents and visitors.

Then sit back and enjoy the hustle and bustle of people on the streets while you watch your town bloom. Will you do well enough to become mayor of Bloom Town?


Components

  • 1 Town Square board
  • 4 Town boards (double-sided)
  • 4 Bonus tokens
  • 1 Start Player marker
  • 65 Building Tiles
  • 10 Community tiles (2 of each type)
  • 70 Bloom Point tokens
  • Instructions

Setup



1 At 2 players remove 6 tiles of each Building type (Offices, Subways, Parks, Homes, and Shops) from the game; at 3 players remove 2 each. There are multiples of each Shop tile. When removing them, never remove duplicates of the same Shop. …



Components

  • 1 gameboard
  • 4 character tokens
  • 130 Money Maker cards
  • notepad
  • bank cheques
  • sand-timer
  • 4 sharpened pencil
  • instructions

Object of the Game

The aim of the game is to become the highest paid superstar! The player with the most money at the end of the game is the winner.


Get Into Teams

You' II need 2, 3 or 4 teams. Each team can have 2, 3 or 4 players.

So if there were 7 players, you could either have:



Which option is best? If it s your first time playing, go for Option 1. If you're competitive, Option 2 (less players per team) will be better. …



Components

  • 10 God tiles
  • 65 Region tiles (20 of level 1; 20 of level 2; 25 of level 3)
  • 100 Worshipers (20 in each of the 5 colors)
  • 18 Cancelation tokens
  • 5 Reduction tokens (1 in each of the 5 colors)
  • 5 Temple tokens
  • 1 Rulebook

Tiles Description



Object of the Game

The winner is the player who has the most Creation Points (CPs) at the end of the 15 rounds that make up the game.


Setup

(for 4 players)



1 Sort the Region tiles in 3 distinct piles (one pile per level). Each pile is then shuffled and placed facedown on the table. …


The king is dead

His last wish was to be laid to rest in the royal crypt with all of his prized possessions, the very same family heirlooms he once promised to you and his other children.

Feeling cheated and betrayed, you summon your most loyal servants to help you break into the crypt and claim that which is rightfully yours.

Unfortunately, your siblings had the same idea.


Components

  • 48 Treasure Cards
  • 12 Servant Dice
  • 4 Player Cards
  • 2 Torch Cards
  • 6 Collector Cards
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

At the end of the game, the player whose Treasure is worth the most Coins wins. …


Everyone knows the cake rules: one person cuts, the other chooses. In this way, one makes the slices as equal as possible so that one does not end up with the short end.

But this rule does not apply to "piece o' Cake". Here a person can cleverly offer larger pieces to the others and still get the most in the end. 5 cakes with 11 slices of different varieties are divided.

Each variety awards a different amount of points. One can immediately eat slices to guarantee a number of points, or collect them in the hope of scoring bonus points for having the most of that variety at the end of the game. …