SKI TOUR BIATHLON
The surrounding crowd roars as you enter the shooting range, just a few seconds behind the leading pack. Glancing forward you see the leader straighten his back and take aim. As the first shot flies, you register a hit on the target. Then another hit, then another. hit, hit…
And its a miss!
The chase is on, you got enough stamina to make a long sprint for the finish line, but will it be enough to grab the gold?
Welcome to Ski Tour: Biathlon
3 – 8
30 – 85 minutes
As a skier representing your nation, do you have the stamina and marksmanship to make it onto the podium? Wax your skies, roll your dice, strategize, hit those targets at the shooting range and be the first to cross that finish line in this heart pumping game of skill, stamina and marksmanship!
Ski Tour Biathlon: brings a previously unrepresented sport to the gaming table, providing a game of skill, tactics and friendly competition. Play as one of five nations and race one a highly customizable track, providing a great experience over and over again
WHAT MAKES SKI TOUR: BIATHLON A GREAT GAME?
High player interaction – Your every move is of uttermost importance for the other players. How do you position yourself? How can you prosper from other players actions?
High replay value – Each nation has small variations to the others. How can you use your nation in the best way? Furthermore the modular board lets you build a new ski course each time you play. Build it as challenging as possible or easy and quick or make it resemble a course from the world cup!
|How to Play||
Your resources – Stamina and Strength
Each round, players will simultaneously roll dice to determine their available strength in the preparation phase. Then in turn order they will perform actions to move their biathlete forward along the track in the race phase.
When all have performed their actions the first player marker is moved one step and again players determine available strength. The game is played in two phases.
Outsmart your opponents
How will you plan your race?
Setup for success
They also wax their skies on the bottom of the player board with each nations set of unique wax tokens, a total of 30 tokens.
Each player will also recieve ten dice colored in their nations color as well as a skeeple (wooden skiing meeple) and five hit or miss markers.
The game has 20 terrain tiles that are used to build the course. There are start and finish tiles, uphills, downhills, shooting ranges, straights and two types of turns.
Also there is a first player marker and 4 shooting dice in 4 different colors matching the levels of stamina on each players player board.