This card game is a light hearted card management game and action packed gameplay. Apocalypic Picnic takes a family reunion to a whole new level. The potato salad is tainted and everyone is turning into Zombies. Be the last player to survive this picnic gone wrong and win the game. Different cards have different powers. There are cards to turn opponents into Zombies, cards to block being coming a Zombies, cards to make you healthy, and cards that can be blocked. The power is in the cards!
Let’s have some fun at the family reunion. Keep at least 1 family member healthy along with yourself and you win the game!
Each player starts with a family of five (four healthy members and one zombie) and a handful of cards. On each turn, a player draws and plays cards. Offensive moves include using *BITE* cards to bite your opponents’ family members and turn them into zombies. Players are limited in the number of bites they may play based on the number of zombies they have.
Defensive is played by playing *FOOD* or *EQUIPMENT* cards that protect players from bites. Watch out for the *PLAY NOW* cards as they impact all players and their cards in someway.
This is a card games with 3 decks of cards. Family member are the middle set, the differently named food is on the sides, such as chili dog, baloney sandwich, zombie cola, or deviled eggs and equipment cards. Each card also has block a bite or draw 2 cards. Then there are bite cards, you give this to them but only if you have a zombie. There are 120 cards altogether including play now, event, and specialty dishes with the last one separated into certain dishes.
The family member deck has names on the cards like Avery, Mei, and Captain Checkers. The bottom of the card is when they are turned into a zombie. There are even blank cards to add your own family members.
Using the food and equipment cards available at the picnic you can avoid be bitten. But stay away from the 2nd helping of potato salad, it’s a killer.
The goal is to bite the other family members of the other person playing and turn them into zombies. Most of the information needed is right on the cards, so it is easy to know what you need to do. There are also rules included for a longer game.
This card game comes in a great box with a magnet for closing. It is easy to understand and is recommended for 8 and over. This is a great family game or kids and adults can play this with their friends. This would make a great gift any time of the year, Easter, Christmas, birthday, and more.
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