- Number of Players: 2-4
- Recomended Age: 8+
- Play Time: 45-60 Mins
- Complexity: Low Complexity
- Interactivity: Moderate Interaction
Help nature reclaim what is hers by restoring a polluted valley to its pristine state. Place your animal dominoes along the course of a brook and replant the surrounding land to score points. But when is the best moment to plant each of your various plants? And where are the best spots to do so? These are the questions you must answer to win.
From the legendary design duo of Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling comes a game of simple rules coupled with a multitude of exciting decisions and tactical possibilities. Underneath an easy rule set lies a multitude of tricky decisions and tactical possibilities. This, combined with stunning components and beautiful theme, makes Renature a great fit for casual players and heavy gamers alike.
How to play Renature?
At it core Renature is a majority game with dominoes for 2-4 players.
Each player gets a board with large pieces of wood in the form of turf, bushes, pines and oaks. These plants are used for the majorities on the large valley board and are available in a neutral color and in the respective player color. In addition, each player gets a stack of dominoes with two out of ten animal motifs on each of them.
On your turn, place one of the three dominoes in your hand on two brook spaces of the valley board. Of course, the domino must be adjacent to another domino that shows the same animal. If the placed domino borders a free space of a brown area, you can decide whether a tuft of grass or any other of your plants should be placed on that space. Tufts of turf have a value of 1, bushes of 2, pines of 3 and oaks of 4. After placing the plant, you score points for it and every plant piece that is already in this brown area and has the same or a lower value.
Once a brown area is framed with dominoes, the majority is scored and the player with the highest total plant value in the area gets the points that are printed as a large number on that area's flower token. Whoever has the second highest value gets the lower number. Two things make this especially tricky: The neutral pieces count as their own color and not among the majority of the player who has used them. After the area has been scored, the player who framed the area receives its flower token, which will give them extra points at game end.
At the end of a player's turn, a domino is drawn and it is the next player's turn.
Once all players have run out of dominoes, the game ends and the winner is decided after a final scoring.
- Domino / Tile Placement
- Area Majority
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