|Number of Players
||David Alberto Diaz
||Kids Table Games
An amazing new dinosaur graveyard has been discovered, and if the early findings are any indication, it could be a treasure full of fossils and bones unlike the world has never seen! In Fossilis, 2 - 5 players are paleontologists working the dig site with shovels, whisk brooms, and chisels looking for a find that could make their career.
Each round, players get 2 actions to dig at the site or make an extraction. As they remove the top layers of sand, clay, and stone, they'll discover trace fossils, which can be traded for tools, the plaster necessary to extract bones, and discovery points. As they dig deeper, precious bones will be exposed. They can do a careful extraction if they have the right amount of plaster, but sometimes shifting the earth to hide a find and slow down the competition is the right move. Bones on their own can be valuable, but museums are actually interested in more complete specimens. Sets of bones can be traded for museum cards worth big points!
Fossilis features a cool 3D dig site board, with recessed pockets full of dinosaur bones, and thick, chunky terrain tiles that cover the dig site. Players need strategy, timing, and a little bit of luck if they want to make the best discoveries, get their name in all the paleontology journals, and, win the game.