Is 5.15: A Rock Climbing Card Game fun to play?
Players: 3 – 5 players | Game Duration 30 – 60 mins | Min. Age 14+ | Game complexity: EASY Genre: Adventure, Card Games Solo game mode: No | Co-op: No | Online Version: No
What is 5.15: A Rock Climbing Card Game about?
Rock climb like a pro! Choose your style: boulderer, trad, sport, or alpine. Challenge yourself on easier climbs, from 5.6 to 5.14, as you gain strength and collect gear. Take on one of the world’s hardest climbs on a 5.15 when you’re ready!
Your goal is to be the first climber to climb a 5.15. At the beginning of each game everybody starts with a
climbing strength of 5.7 and their choice of climbing Style.
The game proceeds in rounds.
There are four phases in each round:
- Crag phase: choose whether to attempt a climb.
- Setback phase: play Setbacks and Weather on
- Climb phase: resolve climb attempts, if necessary
boost strength with Action cards or Bail.
- Rest phase: check that everybody has four or fewer
cards and rotate the dealer.
To succeed on a climb, your climbing strength must be greater than the climb difficulty. To send this 5.9, you need to be 5.10
When you are strong enough, you can choose to attempt a 5.15. If you succeed, you win!
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