Boonlake is a complex and engaging board game where players lead a group of pioneers in establishing a new community on the shores of the long-forgotten Boonlake. The game challenges players to explore uncharted landscapes, construct buildings, raise livestock, produce resources, and develop infrastructure. A key aspect of the game is the pursuit of efficiency and automation in these processes, as players strive to improve not only their own lives but also the collective well-being of their community.

Gameplay Overview

  • Community Building: Develop a new settlement in a forgotten region.
  • Resource Management: Focus on production, livestock, and infrastructure.
  • Player Interaction: Choose actions that can also benefit other players.

Special Features

  • Novel Action Mechanism: Unique gameplay where each action impacts the game's progression.
  • Strategic Depth: Careful consideration required for each move.
  • Exploration and Development: Balance exploration with community development.


Boonlake offers a rich and rewarding experience for players who enjoy deep strategic games with a focus on community building and resource management. Its innovative action mechanism ensures that each game is different, providing a dynamic and thought-provoking challenge. This game is perfect for those who relish in planning, decision-making, and optimizing strategies in a competitive yet cooperative environment.

Nominated for 4 awards.

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  • 1 - 4 Players
  • 80 - 160 Minutes
  • 14+ years old
  • Hard to learn
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