Trick Taking; Tile Placement; Worker Placement
Grow your garden! Build an idyllic garden by planting garden
beds in your backyard. Worker bees will help you recoup produce
from what you plant and may even wander into your neighbors
gardens as well.
A trick taking, tile laying, worker placement game. It plays
in about an hour, including learning the rules. Very much a
Overhead view of the gardens.
An action shot from the first ever playtest!
The plants (tiles) players use to build their gardens!
Player's worker bees.
Starting with the first player, each player will play one card.
The first card to be played sets the Guild type for the turn.
The highest card wins, unless a player plays a card from the
trump suit. Trump is based on the suit of the card that started
the previous trick (At the beginning of the game Sun is trump).
Much like other trick-taking games, a card in the trump suit
is considered higher than any other non-trump card even if
the face value is lower. It can then only be beaten by a higher
face value card in the trump suit. After each player plays a
single card whoever wins the trick places the cards in the
compost pile and takes the first player token. Then begin the
For every Build action you may place 3 Sloops instead of 2.
When you take a Sink action the Sloop taking the action also sinks.
You may use a Sink action to Sink up to two of your own Ships in the same Hex.
Gain a Doubloon for each Ship sunk this way.
When taking a Pirate action you may instead:
Bribe (1): Swap a Sloop in a Hex adjacent to a
Hex you control with one of your own. The targeted
Sloop must be the only Ship of that color in the Hex.
Pay this Bribe to the opponent whose Sloop you Pirate.
When sinking a Sloop you may move a Sloop one
Hex before taking the action. You cannot move
and then not sink a Sloop.
You may not pay Sink Bribes.
Vitor, Jeremy, Justin, Betsy, Dan
- * Names listed in no particular order