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Explorers of the North Sea – First Look!

Hexes, sir!  Off the starboard bow! ~

Brant Guillory, 31 August 2016

Every now and then, everyone takes the plunge on a straight-up impulse buy.  Sometimes, it’s an impulse pledge on Kickstarter.  I give to you Explorers of the North Sea.  Haven’t played it yet, but here’s what it looks like!

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That right there is a bad-ass cover

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The box is packed, but once the tiles get punched out, you’ll have a little more space as you can discard the excess cardboard.

 

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Each ship captain has a different set of abilities.  Choose yours wisely!

 

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Detail of one of the captains.

 

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The Carcassonne-style tiles are hexes.  Grog power!

 

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Detail of one of the hex tiles.

 

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The back of the hex tiles, for all of your randoming needs.

 

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Lots of bits and pieces in here.

 

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Settlements in the front; longships in the back.  Primary kindergarten colors abound, but highly functional on a colorful map.

 

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Vikings!

 

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Vikings at sea!

 

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Different types of livestock.  You don’t just have wood for sheep; you have wooden sheep.

 

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The back cover, explains all…

 

 

Once we get it on the table, we’ll tell you all about it!


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