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Board Games: Above and Below

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Rules of play PDF

Above and Below box cover art

Above and Below is a mashup of town-building and storytelling where you and up to three friends compete to build the best village above and below ground. In the game, you send your villagers to perform jobs like exploring the cave, harvesting resources, and constructing houses. Each villager has unique skills and abilities, and you must decide how to best use them. 

 

Chart indicating that Above and Below requires 2 to 4 players; plays in 90 minutes; features adventure, fantasy, and exploration themes; and uses dice rolling, set collection, worker placement, and storytelling mechanics

medium difficulty