Forbidden Desert – Cooperative family board game

forbidden desert tin
forbidden desert components
forbidden desert tin
forbidden desert components

Forbidden Desert – Cooperative family board game

39.75

The desert sands will not give up their secrets easily, work together in this cooperative family board game.

Forbidden Desert is a great family board game where you work together to discover parts and build a flying machine so you can escape and survive the dangerous desert sands - a fun and rewarding cooperative family board game, that encourages problem solving, strategic thinking and co-operation - working together and discussing ideas is a great feature of this family board game. Ideal if you don't like competitive board games.

Forbidden Desert, like Forbidden Island is a cooperative family board game that is easy to learn but offers tension, excitement and lots of fun. You play as one of 5 characters who work together using their unique abilities to gather components for a flying machine, but don't take too long, the winds are blowing and the desert sands may take over.

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Board Game Rules

Read the Forbidden Desert board game rules here.

Forbidden Desert Awards

☆ 2013/Fall Parents' Choice Silver Honor Winner
☆ 2013 UK Games Expo Best Family/Children's Game Winner
☆ 2013 Mensa Select Winner
☆ 2013 Meeples' Choice Nominee
☆ 2013 Golden Geek Best Family Board Game Nominee
☆ 2013 Golden Geek Best Children's Board Game Winner
☆ 2013 Golden Geek Best Children's Board Game Nominee

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Age 10 up - may suit younger players
Players 2 - 5
Time 45 min

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Family Board Game Components

Playing cards 49
Sand markers 48
Desert tiles 24
Pawns 6
Water lever markers 5
flying machine parts 4
flying machine model 1
sandstorm meter 1
sandstorm meter stand 1
sandstorm level marker 1
Rules 1

Family Board Game Specifications

Weight 816g
Box Dimensions 21 x 21 x 7.5 cm
Designed by Matt Leacock
Artwork by C. B. Canga
Made by Gamewright

⚠ WARNING

This family board game may contain small parts. Not suitable for young children or people who like putting things in their mouth.


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