Publisher: GMT Games, Game Length: 30-60 minutes, Players: 2-6, Complexity: Average
"In fact, it’s meaty and fun with plenty of opportunity to screw your opposition over – the kind of card game I very much enjoy." - Little Metal Dog
"What was intended as a filler game between the more monstrous of games quickly filled an entire evening" - Need to Consume
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Dominant Species: The Card Game
WHAT What is the main theme, story or key idea?
Dominant Species is a fast playing card game set after the great Ice Age whereby various lifeforms compete for survival.
HOWHow do the key mechanics and ideas work?
The game is for 2-6 players and takes place over 10 rounds whereby players compete to move up the survival track. On a players turn they must choose to either play an action card (consisting of animal or event cards), or pass. Victorious players will record their gains on the victory point track and players will also advance one space on the survival track. The winner of the game is the player with the highest victory point total after the 10 rounds of play have concluded.
WHY Why is Dominant Species: The Card Game worth your time?
It’s easy to learn, very fast to play and is versatile due to it allowing any number from 2 – 6 players. It’s a simpler, easily digestible spinoff of the Dominant Species series with a variety of modifiers that make every game feel different.