“Loved the hidden knowledge aspect of the game and the theme.”

Apokalypsis

A game of omens and survival in Ancient Greece

Apokalypsis now comes with UV coating and linen finish!

What is Apokalypsis about?

Apokalypsis takes the players back to the Ancient Greece. As the wrath of the Gods fall upon you, you must interpret the omens and foresee which parts of the island that will remain safe and which parts that are doomed.

How do you win?

The wrath of the Gods causes the island of Thera to sink tile by tile. Now you struggle to interpret the omens and move onto safe land. You score 1 point per surviving meeple of your ”blessed" color and 1 point per perished meeple of your ”cursed" color.

How do you play?

You play with three basic components:

✦ The meeples that you move. ✦ The land tiles that form the island of Thera and that may be flipped to their sea face. ✦ The omen cards that tell you which land will sink sooner and which will sink later.

You take turns to do the following:

✦ Omen: Choose 1 of 2 omens at hand. ✦ Action: Move meeples, push meeples or build bridges to cross the sea. ✦ Event: Check if current omens overlap any tiles. If they do, flip land tiles to sea tiles and discard meeples on them.

The game ends when half of the meeples have been discarded or all meeples of one color.

What makes the game special?

Apokalypsis combines deduction and take that mechanisms. Which tiles that turn into sea are determined by the secret and collective decisions of the players. By choosing the right omens and deducing which omens the other players have seen, you may move their meeples onto safe land and push the others onto unsafe land. The game is tense and interactive, yet quick and simple.


Components

Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 6 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 6 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 6 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 18 cards)
NOTE: This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.

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Requirements

time30-60
players2-4
age12+

Cool Factors

  • Choose secret omens that together determines the fate of all
  • Deduce which omens the other players have seen
  • Move yourself to safety and push others to danger


Vitals

DesignerNova Suecia Games
Average Rating (1)
Publish DateNovember 30, 2015
EditionFirst, version 1.4
DepartmentBoard Games
GenreHistoric
ThemeSurvival
SettingClassical
AudienceCasual Gamer
Primary MechanicMap Building
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More InfoApokalypsis web site



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