The Wingspan board game master page. A complete guide. Review, how to play, editorial, useful links, similar games, FAQ, interesting facts and so much more. Wingspan is a medium weight engine building board game about running your own bird aviary.

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WINGSPAN GAME INFO


RELEASE:2019
PLAYERS:1 – 5 Players
DURATION: 40 – 70 Minutes
AGE:10+
GENRE:Engine Building
DESIGNER: Elizabeth Hargrave
ARTIST:Ana Maria Martinez Jaramillo, Natalia Rojas, Beth Sobel
PUBLISHER:Stonemaier Games

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WINGSPAN OVERVIEW


Wingspan is a gorgeous and entertaining engine building board game released in 2019. You really have to give it up to the designer for creating something so deep and so immersive in the theme of aviaries. This is a really well put together game and deserves all the acclaim it received as one of the best games of its release year. Wingspan relies on an engine building core which is where you start with very little and have to build up piece by piece to get bigger and better. The game is incredibly unique, not just in its many special birds, but in how it executes this function of gameplay.

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WINGSPAN REVIEW


8.0 out of 10

“Wingspan is a fantastic game is both strategy and its beautiful thematics. It fully deserves to sit atop our list of the best board games of 2019. It is a top of the line game in the engine building genre and it has an invigorating theme that will make you love learning about birds.”

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WINGSPAN HOW TO PLAY


You are bird enthusiasts your network of wildlife preserves. Each turn you get to make one action from the limited actions of gain food, lay eggs or expand your bird collection. As your turns progress, your birds and their habitats grow, but so do their needs. You need to make sure you are tending to your current flock while growing as much as you can. The game takes place over 4 major rounds with your amount of options diminishing as you get close to the finish. Based on your moves you get victory points and high score wins.

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WINGSPAN SIMILAR GAMES


We thought about everything from gameplay to theme, intensity level to overall motivations, the quality and more to determine what are the five most similar board games to Wingspan. The quick recap of the list is below with the link to the descriptions and full article below it.

  1. Grand Austria Hotel
  2. Rococo
  3. Gizmos
  4. Splendor
  5. Great Western Trail

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WINGSPAN INTERESTING FACTS


The game’s designer Elizabeth Hargrave followed this game up with on about Butterflies (Mariposas).

Wingspan won the Kennerspiel des Jahres in 2019 which is the sister award to the Spiel des Jahres (best game of the year) that is for more challenging strategy board games.

The wandering albatross has the largest known wingspan of any living bird, at times reaching nearly 12 feet.

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WINGSPAN FAQ


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WINGSPAN EDITORIAL


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WINGSPAN VIDEOS


How To Play Wingspan By Watch It Played [TRT 16:19]


Wingspan Review By Dice Tower [TRT 15:02]


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