Wingspan is elegantly designed from the colourful player boards, beautiful and uniquely illustrated cards, to the birdfeeder-style dice tower. This extends to the play style as well. Perfect for 1-5 players making it a very versatile game, lasting 40-70 minutes. Stonemaier Games have clearly outdone themselves with this medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game.
During Wingspan you play as bird enthusiasts (researchers, bird watchers, ornithologists, and collectors) seeking to discover and attract the best birds to your network of wildlife preserves. Over the game’s swift four rounds, players take one action per turn. Scavenge for food in the forest, lay eggs in the grasslands, get more birds from the wetlands or play the bird cards you already have. The game is remarkably simple as you’re only ever choosing between four actions. The fun is in how the cards you’ve already played on your board make current actions more powerful. The winner is the player with the most points after 4 rounds.