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Bandida Helvetiq Card GameBandida Helvetiq Card Game

Bandida

£9.99

Ready to chase another gangster? Beware, a new prisoner is coming to town…

But what will you choose? Will you play cops to prevent Bandida from escaping, or will you join the dark side to plan her escape?

In this sequel to the best-selling Bandido, you’ll find everything you liked in the first game, and more! Including new items and special events.

What’s in the box?

  • 70 cards
  • One super card

How to play:

On your turn, place one of your cards in order to connect it to one or more cards already on the table and draw a new card. Some cards show objects, triggering special actions when you place them on the table. Keep playing until you have reached the mode’s winning condition or until the draw pile is empty.

Game mode 1
Catch Bandida: you win the game if you manage to close every exit before the draw pile is empty thus stopping Bandida’s escape.

Game mode 2
Help Bandida escape: you win the game if you manage to place the ladder card on the table and close all other exits before the draw pile is empty.

Game mode 3
The lovers’ escape: only playable with a Bandido super card, included in Bandido game. You win the game if you manage to place the Bandido super card and the ladder card on the table, then close all other exits before the draw pile is empty.

Bonus!

With three different game modes to play and cooperate all together, this is the perfect recipe to have fun with family and friends!

Bandida comes in a travel-sized box, perfect to take away on holiday!

Bandida can be played solo!

Part of the Helvetiq pocket collection range.

Bandido card gameBandido components card game

Bandido

£9.99

The game where cooperation and intuition catch the bad guy.

A prisoner is trying to escape through tunnels starting underneath his cell. Will you be able to join forces and cards to stop him?

What’s in the box?

  • 69 cards
  • One super card

How to play:

On your turn, place one of your cards to connect it to one or more cards already on the table. The card you play must fit perfectly; every tunnel has to line up with another tunnel.

After you have placed your card, take a new card from the draw pile. If you can’t play, you can place your cards under the draw pile and take three new cards.

If you manage to block off all tunnels, you have won the game together! If one tunnel remains open after all cards have been placed, Bandido escapes and you all lose.

Bonus!

Bandido comes in a travel-sized box, perfect to take away on holiday!

Bandido can be played solo!

Part of the Helvetiq pocket collection range.

Captain Bluff Helvetiq Card Game

Captain Bluff

£14.99

Unhappy in his job, a baggage handler has been caught messing up with luggage, sending it to every destination but the right one!

Now it’s your turn! Open new conveyor belts, swap round departure cities, and get rid of your luggage quickly. But be careful as your colleagues also want to leave early and can call you out if they realise you are getting rid of luggage on the wrong conveyor belt!

What’s in the box?

  • Six conveyor belt cards
  • 51 luggage cards
  • 14 special airport cards

How to play:

On your turn, complete the following five actions in order:

  1. Place luggage on a conveyor belt: place one or more pieces of luggage on a conveyor belt face up. Luggage must be placed in ascending or descending order. All luggage must come from the same departure city.
  2. Define a departure city: place a card above a conveyor belt, face down. You can choose to place a Luggage card or an Airport special card
  3. Check a departure city: secretly look at one of the cards lying face down above a conveyor belt.
  4. Change a departure city: secretly look at one of the cards lying face down above a conveyor belt.
  5. Close a conveyor belt: remove all cards from a conveyor belt. These cards are then discarded face down, and the departure city card is not revealed.

At any time, even when it is not their turn, players can pick up one or more pieces of luggage from the table. The recovered luggage goes into the player’s hand and they can then place it back on a conveyor belt when it is their turn.

The first player to get rid of all their cards wins the game.

Bonus!

Captain Bluff reinforces memory and bluffing skills.

Forest card gameForest components card game

Forest

£9.99

The magical game for the whole family.

Form infinite landscapes using whimsical cards. Be the first to spot seven identical creatures and collect them. Collect the most cards to win!

What’s in the box?

  • 60 playing cards

How to play:

On your turn, play a card and refill your hand. Each card represents a piece of the forest with its trunks, leaves and fairy characters.

  • Cards showing tree trunks are placed vertically next to each other on the table.
  • Cards showing leaves are placed horizontally on top of trunks.

If placing your card adds a seventh fairy creature of the same type, call it out loud. You will win all the cards with this fairy creature on it. Regroup the remaining cards and leave them all visible on the table.

Forest ends when the draw pile is empty and when the players have no more cards to play. The remaining cards on the table go to the last player having collected cards with seven creatures. The player with the most cards at the end wins the game!

Bonus!

Forest comes in a travel-sized box, perfect to take away on holiday!

Part of the Helvetiq pocket collection range.

GoTown Card GameGoTown Components Card Game

GoTown

£9.99

Build faster, higher.

Floor by floor, build the highest tower in GoTown. But watch out, you are not the only one reaching for the sky.

What’s in the box?

  • 32 floor cards
  • 4 question mark cards
  • 18 special cards

How to play:

On your turn, draw a card from the draw pile. You may use as many cards as you want to perform different actions on your turn. Actions can be performed in any order. Available actions:

  • Building floors – play two floor cards that add up to 9.
  • Stealing floors – play one floor card and steal one from an opponent’s top floor.
  • Question mark card (Joker Cards) – can be played with any other floor card.
  • Securing floors (Dog and bone cards) – a floor can be protected by placing a guard dog card next to any floor.
  • Destroying a floor (Jack hammer and wrecking ball) – destroy an opponent’s top floor
  • Stealing cards (Thief and Super Thief) – steal an opponent’s card
  • Skipping turns (Food truck card) – force an opponent to skip their turn

As soon as a player completes five floors of their skyscraper, they are declared as the winner!

Bonus!

GoTown comes in a travel sized box, perfect to take away on holiday!

Part of the Helvetiq pocket collection range.

Kariba Card Game

Kariba

£9.99

In the savanna, it’s the survival of the fittest.

Every animal wants to be the first to drink but watch out! The elephant scares the rhino, and the rhino scares the mouse. But the mouse scares the elephant!

What’s in the box?

  • 64 cards
  • One waterhole

How to play:

On your turn, complete the following actions:

  1. Play one or several cards of the same animal from your hand and place them in the corresponding position around the waterhole.
  2. If there are 3 or more of the same animal that you just played, this animal chases away the closest weaker animal (weaker = lower number). Take all of that animal’s cards from the waterhole and place them face down in front of you.
  3. Refill your hand.

When the draw pile is empty, continue playing without refreshing your hand. The game then ends when one player has played the last card from their hand and finished their turn. All players count the number of cards in their stack.

The player with the most cards at the end wins the game.

Bonus!

Kariba comes in a travel sized box, perfect to take away on holiday!

Part of the Helvetiq pocket collection range.

Kawaii Card gameHelvetiq Kawaii Card Game

Kawaii

£9.99

Be the fastest to collect as many ice creams of your favourite flavour as you can, or you might see your score melt like ice in the sun!

To succeed you need to constantly observe other players’ actions, use your memory and act fast, with no hesitation.

What’s in the box?

  • 55 ice cream cards
  • Five “favourite flavour” cards
  • Five “favourite shape” cards
  • 10 heart-shape capture tokens

How to play:

Each player quickly turns a card over from their reserve and places it in front of them. The cards must be placed in front of each player in a pile, slightly offset from one another, so that the flavour and shape of the ice creams on each card remain visible.

When a player spots one or several piles they find interesting, they can capture it. They
should quickly put their token on the corresponding pile and say “Kawaii”. The player takes all the cards from that pile and puts them aside in a score pile. The player then gives their capture token to the player whose pile they just captured. The given token can be now used by another player (immediately or later in the game).

Once all the cards have been played and captured, each player counts their score with the cards they captured. The player with the least points starts the next round.

After three rounds, the player with the highest score wins the game!

Bonus!

Misty comes in a travel sized box, perfect to take away on holiday!

Part of the Helvetiq pocket collection range.

Misty Card GameHelvetiq Misty Card Game

Misty

£9.99

It’s raining outside and you’re doodling on the windowpane, when suddenly your drawings come to life: trucks are moving, rockets are soaring, leaves are falling.

But watch out, a flower eating monster is lurking nearby… welcome to Misty!

What’s in the box?

  • 54 cards

How to play:

On your turn, choose one card from your hand and put it in front of you, face down. When every player is done, they simultaneously reveal their cards and place them in front of them.

The five remaining cards go to the next player to your left, face down. Take the cards you got from your neighbour: this is your new hand. Repeat the choosing card and passing the hand phase until you have six cards in front of you. Then repeat with six more cards until you have a full window of twelve cards in front of you.

Once the construction phase is finished, each player activates their window, in turn. To activate your window, you can start with any card you want and then activate the other cards in the order you choose. To activate a card, complete the action it states on the card.

When every player is done activating their window, the players count up their scores.

The first player to win two rounds is the winner!

Bonus!

Misty comes in a travel-sized box, perfect to take away on holiday!

Part of the Helvetiq pocket collection range.

Omerta Card Game

Omerta

£14.99

Chicago, 1932. You are a prohibition gangster. The untouchables are about to raid your smuggling warehouse.

Don’t get caught handling illegal alcohol and try to get rid of as many banned bottles as possible before your opponent’s get rid of theirs!

What’s in the box?

  • 40 bottle cards
  • 20 character cards
  • Four Famous Gangster cards

How to play:

On your turn, you draw a card, then you choose to either:

  • Replace one of your cards with the card you just picked, but without looking at the card from your hand.
  • Or put the card you just drew directly on the discard pile, face up (this is only when you draw from the draw pile, not the discard pile).

When a player discards a bottle card, all the players can get rid of an identical card by revealing it and discarding it. When the active player discards a character card, the power of the card is activated. The powers are described on the cards.

When you think your stock is 7 or lower, including points from character cards, you can call Omerta. The game ends immediately. Everyone reveals their hands and counts their scores.

If no one calls Omerta, the game ends after a certain number of rounds: you play as many rounds as players around the table. Lowest score wins!

Bonus!

Omerta is a classic card game revisited in the best way possible with an original theme.

Papageno Card GameHelvetiq Papageno Card Game

Papageno

£9.99

With the help of the famous bird catcher, attract the lightest birds into your enchanted garden!

To impress the Queen, you’ll need to attract only the best birds. Choose carefully, as the heaviest birds might cost you the victory…

What’s in the box?

  • 50 cards

How to play:

On your turn, take one card from the draw pile and look at it secretly or take the top face-up card from the discard pile.

Special cards: there are three special cards. Their power is activated when you place them on your game area.

  • Capture: when a you place this card in your game area, you can capture a bird or a special card from an opponent’s collection
  • Pan flute: when Papageno plays his flute, birds dance around! After placing this card in your game area, the active player gives their exchanged card to the neighbour on their left.
  • Egg: an egg card takes the value of the card to its left or right. If it is placed in the middle column, then you can decide if the value of this card is identical to the one on its left or right.

The game ends as soon as one player has all their cards face up. All players reveal their cards and count their scores. Remember small is beautiful – collect the smallest and lightest birds and win two rounds to be victorious!

Bonus!

Papageno comes in a travel-sized box, perfect to take away on holiday!

Part of the Helvetiq pocket collection range.