City of Games is releasing a new print run of their popular card drafting/tile placement game Isle of Cats and its expansion Isle of Cats: Late Arrivals. In the game players are trying to rescue as many cats from the evil Lord Vesh by packing a ship full of felines. Isle of Cats is for one to four players, ages 8+, plays in around 60-90 minutes, and will carry an MSRP of $50.00. The Isle of Cats Late Arrivals expansion adds new content, and support for 2 additional players, and carries an MSRP of $25.00.
From City of Games:
The Isle of Cats is a competitive, medium-weight, card-drafting, polyomino cat-placement board game for 1-4 players (6 with expansions).
You are citizens of Squalls End on a rescue mission to The Isle of Cats and must rescue as many cats as possible before the evil Lord Vesh arrives. Each cat is represented by a unique tile and belongs to a family, you must find a way to make them all fit on your boat while keeping families together.
You will also need to manage resources as you:
- Explore the island (by drafting cards)
- Rescue cats
- Find treasures
- Befriend Oshax
- Study ancient lessons
Each lesson you collect will give you another personal way of scoring points, and there are 38 unique lessons available.
Complete lessons, fill your boat, and keep cat families together to score points, the winner will be the player with the most points after five rounds.