Is The Isle of Cats fun to play?
Players: 1 – 4 players | Game Duration 60 – 90 mins | Min. Age 8+ | Game complexity: LOW Genre: Animals, Fantasy, Puzzle Solo game mode: Yes | Co-op: No | Online Version: No
What is The Isle of Cats about?
The Isle of Cats is a competitive, medium-weight, card-drafting, polyomino cat-placement board game for 1-4 players (6 with expansions).
In the game, 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)
Study ancient lessons
Each lesson you collect gives you another personal way of scoring points, and 38 unique lessons are available. Complete lessons, fill your boat, and keep cat families together to score points, and the player with the most points after five rounds wins.
Rulebook and How to Play Guides
Awards Won by The Isle of Cats
2020 Board Game Quest Awards Best Family Game Nominee
2019 Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Nominee
2019 Golden Geek Best Family Board Game Nominee
2019 Golden Geek Best Board Game Artwork & Presentation Nominee
2019 Board Game Quest Awards Best Game from a Small Publisher Nominee