Polynesian Adventure is a fun and educational Polynesian based board game for families.
We wanted to find a fun and educational way to teach our young children about some of the islands and cultures here in Polynesia.
Polynesian Adventure is a fun and educational board game for families. The game is a voyage through the Pacific Ocean visiting several of the islands of Polynesia. Players race to the island of Hawaii as they learn about numbers, islands in Polynesia and life in the Pacific.
Why Polynesian Adventure
Simply put - there aren't any current board games that focus on Polynesia which are both fun and educational. From Fiji to Samoa, New Zealand to Hawaii, the spirit of Polynesia revolves around sharing with a smile. Creating "Polynesian Adventure" was a simple idea to share the cultures of the Pacific with families everywhere.
How to play the game
Every player starts their Pacific island voyage at the bottom of the board game. To advance, each player draws a card in turn and follows the directions provided on the cards. Number cards have varying amounts of fish on them, along with the accompanying numeral to help children learn to count and associate numerals with the counting. The player then uses that number to follow the fish along the path. There are also "bonus" cards in the deck. These cards can instantly transport a player to an island or move other players around the board. For example, the "Hurricane" card moves the player at the front of the game back six spaces. There are also bonus spaces on the board that allow players to take shortcuts on their voyage or to lose turns. The first player to arrive in Hawaii wins.
What comes with a copy of Polynesian Adventure?
Kickstarter contributors will receive a special "Kickstarter" edition of the game which comes with an 18" square board game (quad-fold), 4 tiki game pieces, and one set of personalized playing cards nicely packaged in a 10" square by 3" tall branded box.
Where your money will go
By backing this project, you will be contributing towards the production costs of Polynesian Adventure such as printing, manufacturing, distribution costs, trademark etc. With your help, we'll be able to meet the minimum production requirements manufacturers need in order to start manufacturing Polynesian Adventure professionally.
Co-founder and lead designer: Jenica Taylor is a freelance graphic designer and former head of graphic design at the Polynesian Cultural Center - one of Hawaii's top tourist attractions. She has worked on multiple projects for the center and has been the creative mind behind the production of Polynesian Adventure.
Co-founder: Marcus Lobendahn (See right)
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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Receive one (1) personalized copy of Polynesian Adventure. As a Kickstarter contributor your game comes with its own personalized game cards as a token of our appreciation for you as an early adopter. You'll also have access to the Polynesian Adventure blog where you can follow the progress of our game. US & Canada shipping included! All other international orders add $10 for shippingEstimated delivery:
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Double the Aloha Spirit – Sometimes, one is just not enough. Share Polynesian Adventure with your friends and family by giving them their very own copy of the game. Receive two (2) personalized copies of Polynesian Adventure exclusive to Kickstarter contributors as well as access to our blog and a personal thank you tiki from the team. US & Canada shipping included! All other international orders add $15 for shippingEstimated delivery:
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Extended Tiki Ohana - Want to have an even more exclusive game? Receive a custom set of Tiki playing pieces to go along with your personalized copy of Polynesian Adventure. Give them names, choose different colors, chose from an extended variety of tiki designs and sizes.Estimated delivery:
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The Big Kahuna – six (6) complete sets of Polynesian Adventure to share with your entire Village. You’ll also receive access to the Polynesian Adventure blog where you can follow the progress of our game. US & Canada shipping included! All other international orders add $15 for shippingEstimated delivery:
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The Village Package - Receive ten (10) complete sets of Polynesian Adventure. This reward is intended for schools interested in teaching their students about life in the Pacific in a fun and educational way.Estimated delivery:
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Launch Party! – Enjoy a day pass to the Polynesian Cultural Center, Hawaii’s largest paid tourist attraction to join us in the launching of "Polynesian Adventure." (must be in Hawaii to claim reward). Also includes all rewards in the $85 level. (Limit 10)Estimated delivery:
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