Thousands of plants and animals have been discovered but haven’t been seen for decades and could be on the brink of extinction. In order to save these species, we must first find them again. The Search for Lost Species is a game about this real-world search. You are scientists on an expedition to find one of those Lost Species. While there are Lost Species all around the world, this game focuses on several Lost Species in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
The organization Re:wild has compiled a list of Lost Species around the world at www.rewild.org/lost-species. They engage in expeditions with numerous partners to find these Lost Species, and encourage others to conduct their own expeditions to rediscover these amazing Lost Species. In this deduction game, you’ll work to locate these lost species and put them back on the map!
Follow up to the hit game The Search for Planet X, one of the 2021 SXSW Tabletop Games of the Year!
Use logic and deduction to search for species thought to be extinct.
Report your sightings through the free app to determine if they are confirmed
Double-sided board provides two different island maps to explore.
6 different Lost Species to find!
Eco friendly production!
—description from the publisher
Thousands of plants and animals have been discovered but haven’t been seen for decades and could be on the brink of extinction. In order to save these species, we must first find them again.
The Search for Lost Species is an eco-friendly game about this real-world search utilizing the game system created for the award winning Search for Planet X.
- Travel around an island to survey for wildlife using the companion app.
- Use surveys and logic rules to report and confirm wildlife sightings.
- Record your findings and deduce where the Lost Species must be!
# of Players: 1-4
Play time: 60-75 min
Age rating: 13+