Great surprise for my husband's birthday. The stock market game dates from the 1960s. The goal is to be the first player to reach the winning monetary total.
Each game of wingspan is exactly 26 moves. There are a number of luck factors but it still plays out well. It makes it nice for both game playing and conversation. However, there are many aspects that are needlessly complicated.
Every player has a limited number of turns in which to build out a thriving bird habitat. Skill continues to build for many months of playing, as you learn to take advantage of each bird's particular habits and abilities.
There are pithy facts on each card, an accurate and well-illustrated image, a mini map, and a proportionate idea of how many eggs each species of bird could lay in a year. The artwork reminds me of national audubon society watercolors. The cards are n... Read More
Play boards have a nice feel, the cards are sturdy, the pastel eggs are delightful. The multiple instruction books/guidebooks/helper materials are heavy and coated and nicer than magazine quality. Well made and sturdy.
The instructions are very poor. Horrible instructions and nothing relatable to bird watchers. There is a dice tower that’s cute but falls apart easily unless glued and will not fit back in the box when assembled.