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Bugs & Co
Monster mit zwei Augen sammeln!
The game features 75 monster tiles, the monsters are depicted on a white background and have different shapes, colors and 1, 2 or 3 eyes. Depending on the number of players a different number of monster tiles come into play, as well as 5 victory point tiles. In case of 2-5 players one tile less than there are players are used. All play simultaneously, with one hand only: You pick up a tile, look at it and either return it face-down to the table or put in into your other hand. When returning a tile you can try to pre-sort tiles of potential further interest, but of course others can do the same and disturb your plans. Monster tiles in your storage hand must not be looked at again and cannot be put back on the table. If you want to do so, you can pick up the victory point tile of highest value still available and stop playing. When all victory point tiles have been taken, the players holding a victory point tile provide the end of the game by counting backwards together: 10, 9 8 to 2, 1, stop, which ends the game for all players. Now all sort the monsters in their hand as regards to image; groups of identical monsters, regardless of their color, score 3 points, all others lose you one point. You win with the highest score from monster groups and victory point tile.
Bugs & Co is a very simple game, which demands a hefty amount of memory and observation; the monsters are similar enough to cause confusion, but different enough to be remembered if you try! I would call it chaos memo with single choices. A fun game for all occasions, easy to take along and very quickly explained.
Designer: Bruno Faidutti, Thomas Vuarchex, Pierric Yakovenko
Price: ca. 14 Euro
Genre: Collecting Game
Users: For families
Special: Many players
Rules: de en es fr nl
In-game text: no
Funy graphics * need good observation and memory * nice idea for end of game
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