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Sentient GamesBy Sentient Games
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Sentient GamesBy Sentient Games
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$1,181
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, January 7 2019 6:25 PM UTC +00:00.

About

 The Natural Selection board game by Sentient Games is a fun and educational game that teaches the processes of natural selection in nature.  Each player begins as a single cell organism and competes against other players to adapt and survive natural events.  Make decisions on becoming a carnivore, omnivore, or herbivore to determine the way you will try to win the game.  You interact with a single deck of cards used by all of the players.  There is only one way to avoid extinction and that is to be the fittest for survival. 

We are so very excited to make this a reality, this game is ready!  We have had so many people play Natural Selection over the past two years and they loved it!  The average playing time for a group of 4 is about 45 minutes to an hour. With a group of 6 players, the game takes about 2 hours to play.

No two games are ever alike and the only limit is your imagination!

Natural Selection Board
Natural Selection Board

Start at 20 population and don't go extinct.

 Initial Strategies to Play

The Cards

The deck of cards included in the game has five different types of cards you will encounter.

Contents

Set-up

 Meet the Team 

Our Approach

Our approach was simple.  Let's make an educational board game that is fun.  Let's teach people how natural selection could have taken place.

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Risks and challenges

The biggest risk we face is not having enough people hear about this amazing game. Our challenge is our inexperience in getting the word out. We realize that having a great game is meaningless, if no one knows about it. We are hoping to get past this by spreading the news of Natural Selection to anyone awesome enough to listen.

Another big challenge we faced was time conflict. Since we were all students in college while Natural Selection was being developed, we ran into frequent time conflicts to meet all together, or to make sure we were all on the same page. This led to two years of game development. However, over those two years, we have been able to learn enormous amounts about business, game testing, artwork, and much more. We have been able to participate in the Salt Con Gaming Convention 2018, show off our amazing game to many new friends, and we now know exactly what we want to do as a business. We have truly come to understand the worth of Natural Selection, the game.

We hope that you can enjoy Natural Selection, just as much as we have. Thank you for backing our Kickstarter!

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