Reif für die Insel is a card game in which precocious monkeys compete for late-ripening bananas.
Coconuts are a powerful argument when it comes to deciding which primate gets the most delicious bananas. If you use a lot of them, you can stop other monkeys from grabbing the biggest treats. But it‘s not always smart to greedily throw your own supplies at your competitors’ head. Sometimes you simply have to be able to wait until what already looks tasty is ripe. Otherwise, you have to watch your opponents „humbly“ feast on one tiny golden-yellow fruit after another, while you yourself languish on your huge green bananas.
In this clever bidding game, everyone understands what every monkey has known for a long time: time is just a banana.
The puns suggest themselves when writing about an Ape-themed game. Andrew will do his best to control himself in this Meeple Mountain review of Reif für die...