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Vivarium

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Vivarium overview

In Vivarium, you assume the role of 1 of 8 species seeking to start a new life within a new, unpredictable environment.

Initially you are equipped only with your species inherent capabilities and the instincts and fears you brought into the vivarium. By exploring this new environment, accruing Energy and utilizing your abilities you can acquire new behaviors, reproduce, claim territory and complete objectives in order to increase your Fitness.

Vivarium is played over 4 years and each year contains 4 distinct seasons for your species to thrive or struggle in, at the end of the 4 years, the player with the most Fitness Points has demonstrated that their species is most suited for survival in this new environment and is declared the winner.

Vivarium is a dynamic game that explores the nature of 8 species through mechanics drawn from natural phenomenon, immerse yourself in the world of Vivarium and see if you have what it takes to ensure your species endures into the future.

Each copy of Vivarium currently includes:
192 cards
170 tokens
19 double sided map tiles
8 unique player boards
1 initiative token
1 season dial
1 Fitness track
10 zip bags
1 rule book

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