Arctic Scavengers plunges players into a frozen post-apocalyptic future where survival is the only goal. As the leader of a tribe of survivors, you are tasked with gathering resources, recruiting mercenaries, and expanding your tribe amidst the harsh realities of a new ice age. This deck-building game for up to five players emphasizes strategic resource management, player interaction, and direct conflict, offering a unique blend of tactics and bluffing to outmaneuver your opponents and ensure the prosperity of your tribe.
- Deck Building: Players start with a small tribe and a basic deck of cards. Through careful selection, they must expand their deck with resources, tools, and personnel to strengthen their tribe.
- Resource Management: Players compete for scarce resources such as tools, medicine, and food, crucial for the survival and expansion of their tribe.
- Skirmishes: Direct confrontations with other tribes offer a path to victory but require strategic use of your tribe's strengths.
- Head-to-Head Combat: Engage in battles with other tribes to claim vital resources or territory.
- Bluffing Element: A unique aspect of the game where players can bluff their way to acquiring more resources or winning skirmishes.
- Dynamic Player Interaction: The game encourages active engagement between players, whether through trading, combat, or strategic alliances.
Arctic Scavengers stands out as a compelling and thematic deck-building game that captures the desperation and strategic depth of surviving in a post-apocalyptic ice age. With its emphasis on resource management, player interaction, and tactical combat, it offers a challenging and engaging experience that will test the adaptability and cunning of every tribe leader. Whether you're skirmishing for dominance or bluffing your way through conflicts, Arctic Scavengers is sure to provide a chillingly fun adventure in the fight for survival.
- 2 - 5 Players
- 45 - 60 Minutes
- 12+ years old
- Easy to learn
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