My daughter introduced me to a captivating board game called “Happy Little Dinosaurs by Unstable Games.” This delightful game revolves around the pursuit of reaching 50 points or outlasting your fellow prehistoric reptiles to claim victory as the last dinosaur standing. It’s a rollercoaster of emotions as you embark on this whimsical journey through the dino world.
In “Happy Little Dinosaurs,” each round adds an element of suspense and unpredictability. This is thanks to the Disaster cards, which present players with three distinct categories of challenges: Natural, Predatory, and Emotional disasters. These disasters can range from an erupting volcano to a sudden heartwarming moment, keeping you on your toes and your strategies in constant flux.
To navigate this tumultuous prehistoric landscape, each player must strategically select and play a Point card. These Point cards determine whether you’ll successfully collect points, steering you closer to the coveted 50-point mark, or if you’ll find yourself caught in the throes of an unpredictable disaster. The outcome hinges on the cards you hold and your ability to adapt to the ever-shifting circumstances.
In this game, you’ll try to dodge all of life’s little disasters
Perhaps the most intriguing element of the game is the element of chance. Will you skillfully evade the disasters and amass the necessary points to win, or will you fall victim to the whims of fate, perhaps even getting “eaten by a prehistoric whale”? In “Happy Little Dinosaurs,” the cards alone hold the power to shape your destiny, creating a suspenseful and entertaining experience that keeps players engaged and eager for each new turn.
In this imaginative and engaging board game, players must balance risk and reward, adapt to ever-changing scenarios, and embrace the whimsical and unpredictable nature of the dino world. So, are you ready to embark on a journey with “Happy Little Dinosaurs” and let the cards decide your fate? The only way to find out is to dive into the game and immerse yourself in a world where laughter and suspense go hand in hand.
About Happy Little Dinosaurs
- In this game, you are a Dinosaur, and life repeatedly tries to punch you in the face…you know, just like your real life. But if you thought your life was hard, buckle up. The dino world is full of tar pits, killer squirrels, and really bad haircuts, not to mention the looming threat of extinction!
- The goal of the game is to survive all of life’s little disasters and be the first Dinosaur to reach 50 points. You can also win if you’re the last Dinosaur standing…so…if all of your friends are dead.
- This highly giftable game is for 2-4 players, takes 30-60 minutes to play, and is for ages 8+.
- Check out the Happy Little Dinosaurs Expansions, including the 5-6 Player Expansion and the Perils of Puberty Expansion!