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Sunday, January 8 • 9:00am - 11:30am
Encyclopedia

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Welcome to Encyclopedia! The year is 1739, and as aspiring naturalists and adventurers, you’ve been hired by the Comte de Buffon - Darwin's predecessor - to help him create the first encyclopedia of natural history. To do so, you’ll be conducting research, organizing ambitious expeditions and publishing studies of the world’s most fascinating creatures!

Encyclopedia is a dice-based worker placement game. You’ll be drawing and rolling dice, then placing them on your player board. These dice can then be used to perform an action each turn, depending on their color and value. Prepare your expeditions by going to the Embassy, visit the Bank to raise funds, or hire your research team at the University. Once you’re ready to go, you’ll choose the Animal cards you wish to study, then organize expeditions. When your research is complete, you’ll be able to publish your findings to be the biggest contributor to Buffon’s Encyclopedia. Every publication you make will earn you Victory points, and at the end of the game, you’ll score points based on collections of Animals and research amassed during play. The naturalist with the most points wins!

This is intended as a learning game. The game presenter will be familiar with the rules, but has not played a full game. Join in for a fun session.

Your presenter is Rex Wick.
Suggested age range is Adult 17+.
No experience required; will teach rules to new players.
Maximum number of players is 3.

Session ID: K-Skyview-210

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Sunday January 8, 2023 9:00am - 11:30am PST
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