Arriving next month from Studio H and Hachette Board Games is Vivarium. In the game, players will explore an uncharted continent looking to collect never before seen creatures. Vivarium is for two to four players, ages 10+, plays in around 30 minutes and will arrive in February.
About the game:
1898, Siberia, the seismologist Edgar Vuntaf discovers a continent free of any human presence, sheltering a teeming life, in forms never encountered before! Unknown plants, colossal creatures… Faced with this shocking discovery, the world’s scientific elite, gathered in Paris for the Universal exposition, create the Vivarium Syndicate, and decide to send explorers into this new continent.
An efficient and tense card collection game, with a great artistic direction! Each turn players use dominoes to create coordinates that allow them to build their card collection. .
Cards are placed on the board. Each turn, players use pairs of dominoes to create coordinates and grab the corresponding card on the board. Among this grid of cards: fantastic creatures divided according to their species and biotopes, scientific objectives but also various equipment cards to facilitate the taking of future cards. After 7 rounds, the player that has successfully completed their objectives and collected the greatest creatures wins the game.