Sheepdogs Of Pendleton Hill
In Sheepdogs of Pendleton Hill, each player takes the role of a sheepdog and uses card play to move flocks of sheep up the hill to the shepherds. The higher a player's sheep gets before meeting its shepherds, the more points he will score. The player who scores the most points wins!
Each player has shepherds to place on the board and sheep to place into flocks and move. Flocks often contain sheep from many players and cooperation can be key to moving a flock into an advantageous position. But how long will this helpful, peaceful pastoral scene last when the cards require players to take actions for other players which can include placing opponents' shepherds in lower scoring areas and moving flocks that do not contain their own sheep?
A deck of cards is used by the players to take actions such as placing shepherds, putting sheep into flocks, moving flocks of sheep, and moving the wolf. It is these cards, with their requirement to manipulate other players' pieces, that drive the decisions the players must make in the game and guarantee a high level of interaction among players. Each player also has a Sheepdog wild card for use once per game.
And a hungry wolf ever lurks in the background...
Let's Take A Hike!
In Let's Take a Hike players draw cards of useful items such as water bottles and tents, add them to their hand, and play them onto the table into their backpacks. When a player is ready, he announces that he is taking a hike. The other players may join the hike or wait to take a hike at a better time!
To take a hike, cards are drawn from the deck and players discard cards from their backpacks as necessary. Players that wish to drop out of a hike may choose one card that has been turned up for points at the end of the game. The last player to drop out takes all of the remaining cards that have been turned up.
Timing when to be the Lead Hiker, when to join a hike, when to wait until another time, and when to play the hazard cards drive the players' decisions!
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Sheepdogs of Pendleton Hill:
Designer: Max Michael
Art and Graphic Design: Paul Sharp
Publisher: StrataMax Games
Let's Take A Hike!:
Designer: Aaron Lauster
Art and Graphic Design: Troy Cummings
Publisher: StrataMax Games
Distributed By: Game Salute
Kickstarter Campaign Manager: Jon Brunette
Kickstarter Campaign Graphic Design: R Jay McCarty
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