The Isle of Cats is a competitive, card-drafting, polyomino cat-placement board game for 1-4 players. It supports solo and family play, while offering a challenge to the most experienced gamer.
You are citizens of Squall's End on a rescue mission to The Isle of Cats and must rescue as many cats as possible before the evil Lord Vesh arrives. Each cat is represented by a unique tile and belongs to a family; you must find a way to make them all fit on your boat while keeping families together.
The Family Mode provides a beginner friendly, gateway game which can be played by anyone new to the board game hobby, and children. It removes a lot of the complexity included within the standard setup, and simplifies the setup, learning curve, and decisions players must make.
The Solo Mode has been designed to provide players with a similar experience to the multiplayer game. You won't be competing to to get the best score possible, but instead you will be faced against your sister!
- 30 Cat Figures
- 85 Unique Cat Tiles
- 6 Unique Oshax Tiles
- 25 Unique Rare Treasure Tiles
- 44 Common Treasure Tiles
- 4 Player Boats
- 42 Fish Tokens
- 1 Vesh's Boat
- 150 Discovery Cards
- 47 Solo Cards
- 18 Family Cards
- 4 Color Reference Cards
- 1 Island Board
- 1 Discovery Bag
- 10 Basket Tokens
- 2 Rulebooks
- 1 Scorepad
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I love fitting these cats together to fill up spaces! I like the family mode for a quick game, strategy-lite. I like the standard mode for more strategy, but it takes twice as long! The solo mode seems needlessly complicated to me, I have learned the rules, but haven't tried it yet.
The components in this game seem good, but the cards are a little flimsy. The art is excellent!
My 6 year old wonders what happens to the cats that are left on the island.....
Overall 4 stars (although I would certainly knock it up to 4.5 if the cards were higher quality).
Very fun addition to my gaming library.
My family loves this game. It doesn’t hurt that we are big fans of cats but the game play was fun as it had many different types of game play with card drafting and tile placement.
This is a great game, high quality too. My 11 year old son loves cats - we have played this game several times now. It seemed a little complicated at the very beginning. We even watched a how to play video on youtube. It is no problem, once you get the hang of it.
I love the concept of this game.
I enjoy playing it solo and the family version is a great play with my grandsons.
Love tile laying games and cats!