Reef Encounter is about life on a coral reef! Using polyp tiles, players grow different types of corals, which they can protect from being attacked by other corals through judicious placing of their four wooden shrimp. To be successful players must consume polyps from neighboring corals in order to acquire the âconsumed' polyp tiles that are the key to the game. The consumed polyp tiles have a myriad of uses: most importantly they can be used to flip over or lock the coral tiles, which determine the respective values of the different types of coral at the end of the game.
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Contents: 16 wooden shrimp, 20 wooden alga cylinders, 50 wooden larva cubes, 200 polyp tiles, 10 coral tiles, 4 parrotfish containers, 4 coral reef boards, 1 open sea board, 4 player screens, 4 turn action cards, 1 cloth bag.
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