Karuba

Designer: Rudiger Dorn

Artwork: Claus Stephan

Theme:  Finally!  After a long boat trip, you have reached the island of Karuba and can go on the hunt for hidden treasures, Lead your expedition team along a smart route through the jungle trails, pay attention to the other players, and above all start running in time, because only the first players will secure the most valuable temple treasures!


Game Information

  • Play Time: 40 Minutes
  • Player Count:  2-4 Players
  • Ages:  8+
  • Complexity of Rules:  Low
  • Setup Time:  Medium/Low
  • Replay Value:  High
  • Direct Conflict: None

How It Plays

  • Game Mechanics:  This is a tile placement game.  Each player's game board is set up identically with adventurers on two sides and temples on the other two sides.  Each round, one player randomly draws a tile to play and the other players play the identical tile.  The tiles are either placed or discarded to move adventurers toward their matching temple.
  • Turn Summary:   One player is chosen as the expedition leader to randomly draw tiles for the entire game.
    1. The expedition leader draws a tile and calls the number on the tile for the other players to find.  The tile is then played in one of the two following ways:
      • Place the tile - Play on any open spot with the number in the upper left hand corner of the tile.  If the tile has a crystal or gold nugget symbol, place the item on the tile.
      • Discard the tile to move - Count the path exits on the tile and move 1 adventurer up to that many spaces.  Adventurers can not jump over other adventurers and may not stop on a tile with an adventurer.  If the adventurer ends their movement on a tile with a crystal or gold nugget the player takes it.  If the adventurer ends its movement at the matching temple the player takes the highest remaining temple treasure bonus for that color temple.
  • End Game:  Game ends when all tiles have been played.
  • Victory:  The player with the most points from crystals (1 point each), gold nuggets (2 points each), and temple treasures wins.

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Publisher: Haba


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