Oct 22, 2018
Travel to the African savanna and experience the classic tile-laying game with a new twist in Carcassonne: Safari! Pre-order your copy through Z-Man Games or your local retailer today.
The lion roars from the shadows of the baobab tree as the zebra darts past. The ground shakes with the thunderous footballs of elephants. Looking through your binoculars, you zoom in on the towering giraffe slowly lowering its neck to the edge of a pool of clear water. The watering hole is key to survival under the sweltering African sun. You wait patiently, excited to see even more animals on your safari.
From the mischievous monkey to the proud lion, many different species of animal roam the African savanna. With 72 land tiles and 50 animal tiles, you and your fellow safari-goers will have a lot of ground to cover to see the diverse wildlife scattered around the plains. Climb the baobab tree to get a birds-eye view, walk the trails and spot the animals hiding in the bush, blaze new trails with the ranger vehicles, and dig watering holes where wildlife can peacefully gather.
As you explore the savanna, many different animals will cross your path. Keep a sharp eye out! A wider variety of animals along a completed trail will score you more points. Once a path is complete, check how many different animals are present. Spotting a giraffe, monkey, elephant, and zebra is a wide variety of creatures and will score ten points. Clever tile placement to provide more variety in your exploration across the savanna will be key to victory. Whoever spots the most animals will amass the most points and be declared the winner!