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Board Game Collection: Evolution

A guide to information about the University of Idaho's board game collection and the the games that are a part of it


Evolution box cover artFrom the publisher:

In Evolution, players create and adapt their own species in a dynamic ecosystem with hungry predators and limited resources.  Traits like Hard Shell and Horns will protect you from Carnivores, while a Long Neck will help you get food that others cannot reach.

With over 12000 different species to create, every game becomes a different adventure. So gather your friends around the table and see who will best adapt their species to eat, multiply and thrive!

Chart indicating Evolution has 2-6 players, plays in 60 minutes, features animals, environmental, and prehistoric themes, and offers hand management, secret unit deployment, simultaneous action selection, and press your luck mechanics


How to play Video

Rules of play PDF