Jil does a new video and shows off the new box for the Flight of Pollen Environmental board game. We see the lovely new box and hear from a number of early game testers about what they think of the game.
The Video features: JiL Hemming (Game designer)
Steph (Teacher), Mathew, Rayan, Helena & Krystal (South Auckland)
Malachi & Neo (Kapiti Coast)
Rakaia, Aston, Lochie, Finn & Ya’akov (New Plymouth)
A week ago, friends gathered in our cosy fire-lit living room to trial the new board game from Jil Hemming. With anticipation for the unfolding journey ahead we aquainted ourselves with the pollinator discs we had been assigned and set out to pollinate our first flowers.
At each level of complexity we learned the fascinating particulars of our pollinators – birds, insects and gecko and the peculiarities of each native plant. For instance, who knew that our famous honey-producing manuka had so few pollinators compared to that aloof giant of the forest, rata.
We worked in teams as well as co-operatively to do the work of the wind, insects, birds and gecko. What a fantastic evening, and we look forward to playing again and sharing the game with more of our friends.
Thought I’d share this lovely comment I received in October. Perfect place to play the game!!
Just thought you might like to know how much our family love your card game. It was a real highlight taking it in our pack on our tramp on the weekend. We stayed overnight at a tramping hut with another family and introduced them to the game. With a 7,8,10 and 11 year old we played until after 10pm in candlelight. Only stopping to hear the morepork and to check out possums with torchlight. Was a great location to play the game in!
This Christmas I was hoping to have a wonderful new pollination game for you all to try. But no! maybe next year(!!)
So, instead, we’ve had 30 deluxe wooden boxes made for Cloak of Protection.
The timber is untreated kiln dried pine from sustainable forests in South Otago, made for us by the Wooden Box Company in Alexandra. Then Morgan sanded the outside of the box & lightly vanished it for a smooth finish.
We’ve made a limited number of 30 boxes for this Christmas. It’s a keeper. Only available on-line here.