The Great Dinosaur Rush coming in September from Ape Games

June 20, 2016 - 12:10pm
great dinosaur banner If you are looking for a game with a unique theme, look no further than The Great Dinosaur Rush, a game about the great dinosaur rush, also called the bone wars, in the late 1800's as paleontology exploded.  In this game you are taking on the role of one of these paleontologists as you are digging up bones to build your masterpiece of a dinosaur.  In the game you can take several actions between digging up bones, sabotaging your opponents dig sites (called notorious actions), or modifying the desires of the museum of what they want to see in your dinosaur.  Building your dinosaur is the interesting part in that they give you a guide on the general shape and where different bones have to go, but you design and build your dinosaur on your own, letting your creative side show through.  At the end of the game you will score based on what bones are on your dinosaur with what the museum wanted determining the points for each collection of bones.  You also can get points from notorious actions you take during the game, but if you were the most notorious, those bonus points become a penalty. The game sounds excellent and looks like it will be a hit with families, look for it in stores come September and you can pre-order it directly from the Ape Games site and get a few bonus bits in the process.