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Board Game Collection: Candy Land

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

Candy Land

Candy Land box

Players race down a rainbow-colored track to be the first to find the lost King Kandy at Candy Castle, but watch out for obstacles like the sticky Molasses Swamp! Start by placing your plastic Gingerbread Man (or other character marker) at the beginning of the track. Each turn, players draw a simple card and move by matching the color on the card to the next color on the track. Some cards show a named location on the board; players who draw these cards move forward or backward on the track to the named location. The game ends when the first player arrives at Candy Castle by reaching or moving beyond the last square on the track.

Players 

2-4 

Time 

30 min 

Theme 

Children, Candy Castle 

Mechanics 

Draw to move 

Catalog

How to play Video

Rules of play PDF