Arctic Scavengers is a fun and interactive card game involving strategy, bluffing, and even a little luck. It is simple to setup, easy to learn, and yet has a depth and re-playability that will keep you coming back for more.

Type: Bluffing, Card Game, Deck-building, Strategy, Warfare
Number of players: 2-5
Age of players: 12+
Length: 45-60 minutes
Retail Price: $34.95
Release Date: May 2009 (DWG), 2013 (Rio Grande)
Status: First Edition (out of print), Second Edition (Available)

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Second Edition Reviews (2013)

First Edition Reviews (2009)

Sample Cards...

Game Story

In the year 2097, the entire earth was enveloped in a cataclysmic shift in climate, plunging the globe into another ice age. Over 90% of the world's population was eliminated, driving the survivors to band together into loose communities and tribes.

You are the leader of a small tribe of survivors in a post-apocalyptic ice age. Resources, tools, medicine, and mercenaries are all in scarce supply. You and your tribe are pitted against up to four other tribes in a fight for survival. Build up your tribe, scavenger for supplies, and skirmish against other players for precious resources.

The world of Arctic Scavengers is cold and brutal.

Do you have what it takes to survive?

Files and Resources

Game Rules: Arctic Scavengers Rulebook (2nd Edition, Rio Grande Games)
Timeline / Story: Arctic Scavengers Timeline
Check out the
Arctic Scavengers Entry
on Board Game Geek


Author: Robert K Gabhart

Artist: Martin Hoffmann