Duelosaur Island

RRP: £33.99

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RRP £33.99

Duelosaur Island is built around a clever hand-management mechanism. Each card in the game serves three potential purposes. They contain the DNA sequences for dinosaurs you could create, the blueprints for attractions you can build, and certain actions that you can take by discarding them. Do you create the dinosaur on the top of the card to attract guests to your park? Or do you bu…
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  • Artwork
  • Complexity
  • Replayability
  • Player Interaction
  • Component Quality

You Might Like

  • Quicker gameplay.
  • More accessible for new gamers.
  • Smaller footprint.

Might Not Like

  • Less components (no dinosaurs)
  • Less strategy.
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Description

Duelosaur Island

Clever Girl! Every good board game has a two player version these days and here we are with Duelosaur Island is the two player version of Dinosaur Island. Bringing the Jurassic to your park again this time perfectly formed for a duet.

To achieve this some alterations are made to the game while keeping a surprising amount of the big game’s DNA. You are still making a dino park to win over visitors while keeping the park dangerous enough to be attractive but safe enough for visitors to, you know, not get eaten.

This time around the visitors are your points directly so their status of eaten or not feels a tad more important. Losing visitors means losing points! Excitingly you still have dual layered player boards that track your DNA collection as well as park danger and security levels. The DNA dice and drafting of said dice remains with clever and appropriate tweaks.

The dinos and the rides are abstracted out to cards that have a dino on the top half and a ride on the bottom. Depending on which you have paid for, dinos with DNA and rides with money, you will tuck them under the player board at the top or the bottom. In a nice touch this displays the relevant art work!

You can still employ specialists as per Dinosaur Island and these are quite powerful cards that give you game bending abilities that are well worth grabbing, but you can only employ three at a time.

Duelosaur Island manages to streamline Dinosaur Island into a game that somehow still feels like it’s inspiration. Two player fans are in for a real treat and Dinosaur Island fans will find a similar experience with a quicker set up and play time!

Player count: 2
Time: 30-45 minutes
Age rating: 10+

Additional information

Weight1.1 kg
  • Zatu Review Summary
  • Zatu Score

    Rating

    • Artwork
    • Complexity
    • Replayability
    • Player Interaction
    • Component Quality

    You might like

    • Quicker gameplay.
    • More accessible for new gamers.
    • Smaller footprint.

    Might not like

    • Less components (no dinosaurs)
    • Less strategy.