Tuki [Board Game]
Languages: French, English
Designer: Grzegorz Rejchtman
Artist: Chris Quilliams
Year Published: 2019
Number of Players: 1 - 4 players
Playing Time: 30 - 45 minutes
Recommended Ages: 8+
Categories: Abstract Strategy, Prehistoric, Puzzle
Mechanics: Dice Rolling, Pattern Building, Pattern Recognition
In the Inuit language, "tukilik" is used to define an object that carries a message, and the northern landscapes are densely populated with such objects. The most well known of these are the inukshuk, that is, structures of rough stones traditionally used by Inuit people as a landmark or commemorative sign, with the stones often being stacked in the form of a human figure.
During each turn in Tuki, you attempt to construct an inukshuk based on the die face rolled using your stones and blocks of snow. Players have only a limited number of pieces with which to construct the inukshuk, so you'll need to be creative and use the three-dimensional pieces in multiple ways, such as to counterbalance other pieces or even build on top of existing pieces. A solution always exists — you just need to discover it!
You can choose from two levels of difficulty when playing Tuki to level the playing ground between newcomers and experts. Be swift, yet precise, and transform your stones into messengers of the north...
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