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Is Karuba fun to play?

Is Karuba fun to play?
Karuba

Players: 2 – 4 players | Game Duration 30 – 40 mins | Min. Age 8+ | Game complexity: LOW

Genre: Puzzle, Racing

Solo game mode: No | Co-op: No | Online Version: No

What is Karuba about?

This is a tile-laying race game with players starting with boards that are identical, and one player drawing tiles that they all will use. They race to get their explorers to temples first and earn points. Along the way they can collect additional points by collecting items off the paths they create. The game ends when one player gets all of their explorers to their corresponding temples or whenever the last tile is drawn and placed. Most points wins.

Description from the English Ruleset:

Many moons have come and gone since your boats departed on the journey to Karuba. Once you arrive on the island, each player will lead an expedition team of four adventurers. Now you just have to navigate your way through the dense jungle to make it to the temples. „Just“ may be something of an understatement; the ancient jungle trails have to be found and uncovered first! Hurry up and be the first to reach the temples to collect the most valuable treasures. Many paths have dead ends and you need to be patient to find the right/best way (through the jungle). Look! A gold nugget! You can pick it up and collect it, same applies to the shiny crystals along the paths.

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Awards Won by Karuba

2016 Vuoden Peli Strategy Game of the Year Nominee
2016 Spiel des Jahres Nominee
2016 Juego del Año Recommended
2016 Japan Boardgame Prize U-more Award Winner
2016 Japan Boardgame Prize U-more Award Nominee
2015 Golden Geek Best Family Board Game Nominee

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