Everdell Board Game

How To Play Everdell

Everdell Game Rules (PDF Instructions)

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Play Time
60 MIN
Everdell is a worker placement and resource management board game set in a fantasy forest where players take on the role of animal leaders building their own bustling city of critters. Surprisingly the rules are simple to learn but leave no absence of game play with satisfying depth.

Each player starts with a few worker meeples and a small starting tableau of cards representing various types of critters and resources. On their turn, players can either place a meeple on a location on the board to acquire resources or cards, or use resources to construct new cards onto their tableau. The main objective is to gain points by building up your city of critters, completing events and constructing certain types of buildings.

Once the "Spring" deck of cards runs out, the game ends and players tally up their points. The player with the most points is the winner. The game can be played for 1-4 players and takes about 45-80 minutes to play. The game has a nice balance of strategy, randomness and player interaction. It's a game that is great for families and friends, and can be enjoyed by players age 10 and over.

Everdell is a critically acclaimed game, it has won several awards and has been highly praised for its artwork, theme, and gameplay. It's a game that encourages players to think strategically and creatively while having fun building their own bustling city of critters. Give this beautiful and immersive game a try and let us know what you think of the board game Everdell.

  • 2019 Golden Geek Best Board Game Artwork/Presentation Nominee
  • 2019 Golden Geek Best Family Board Game Winner
  • 2019 Golden Geek Best Thematic Board Game Nominee
  • 2019 Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Winner
  • 2019 Origins Awards Best Board Game Winner
  • 2019 SXSW Tabletop Game of the Year Winner
  • 2018 As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnĂ©e Nominee

The game Everdell should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • 128 Cards
  • Gameboard
  • 30 Berries
  • 30 Twigs
  • 25 Resin
  • 20 Pebbles
  • 24 Wooden Critters
  • 1 Ever Tree
  • 4 Event Tiles
  • 27 Mini Cards
  • 30 Point Tokens
  • 20 Occupied Tokens
  • 8-sided Die
  • Official Everdell Game Rules And Instructions
How to Win
Add up all points to determine the winner once you cannot perform any more actions. If there is a tie, the player who achieved the most Events wins. If there is still a tie, the player with the most leftover resources is the winner.
How to Win
Please keep in mind that the official Everdell rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging and will teach you how to play Everdell. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.

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