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The time has come for the tribe to leave its shelter and head for new lands.
As the chief of your clan, it's up to you to guide your prehistoric people
through the valley: Take advantage of the environment, pick and hunt for food,
discover big and safe caverns for the upcoming winter, gather your tribe and
discover the valley!

Sapiens is a short and easy-to-learn tile-placement game that can prove much
deeper than it seems for gamers. Each player has a personal game board that
represents the valley on which they will play tiles to determine the journey of
their tribe through several prehistoric life scenes. Their aim is to gather food
points on the plains and in the forests of the valley and to get shelter points
for reaching caves in the mountains. A player's turn consists of
two steps:

Connect one new tile from the four in his personal pool to the tiles already
in play on his board, with connected scenes needing to match. These placements
earn food points when a connection is made, earns shelter points when a cave is
reached, and sometimes provides a special ability based on the connected
Choose a new tile from the five available in a common pool to re-fill his
personal pool to four tiles.
Sapiens relies on instinctive domino-like mechanisms that are improved by
interesting twists:

Laying tiles on personal (modular) game boards brings a bit of a puzzle feel
to the game.

Having two separate scores — food and shelter — and knowing that only
their lower one matters when determining who wins confronts players with
interesting needs and

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  • Store location: North Shore, Auckland, NZ

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