Spirit Island

$119.00 $149.99

In the most distant reaches of the world, magic still exists, embodied by spirits of the land, of the sky, and of every natural thing. As the great powers of Europe stretch their colonial empires further and further, they will inevitably lay claim to a place where spirits still hold power - and when they do, the land itself will fight back alongside the islanders who live there.

Spirit Island is a complex and thematic cooperative game about defending your island home from colonizing Invaders. Players are different spirits of the land, each with its own unique elemental powers.

Every turn, players simultaneously choose which of their power cards to play, paying energy to do so. Using combinations of power cards that match a spirit's elemental affinities can grant free bonus effects. Faster powers take effect immediately, before the Invaders spread and ravage, but other magics are slower, requiring forethought and planning to use effectively.

In the Spirit phase, spirits gain energy, and choose how / whether to Grow: to reclaim used power cards, to seek for new power, or to spread presence into new areas of the island.

Players: 1-4

Play Time: 90-120mins

Age: 13+

 

  • 2019 Spiel der Spiele Hit für Experten Recommended
  • 2019 As d'Or - Jeu de l'Année Expert Nominee
  • 2017 Golden Geek Most Innovative Board Game Nominee
  • 2017 Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Nominee
  • 2017 Golden Geek Best Thematic Board Game Nominee
  • 2017 Golden Geek Best Strategy Board Game Nominee
  • 2017 Golden Geek Best Solo Board Game Nominee
  • 2017 Golden Geek Best Cooperative Game Nominee
  • 2017 Golden Geek Best Board Game Artwork & Presentation Nominee
  • 2017 Cardboard Republic Striker Laurel Nominee
  • 2017 Board Game Quest Awards Game of the Year Nominee
  • 2017 Board Game Quest Awards Best Coop Game Winner
  • 2017 Board Game Quest Awards Best Coop Game Nominee
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