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Orchards Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Autumn. I don't know about your local grocery store, but mine's overrun with fresh produce right now. Orchards all over are loaded with tasty things. And it's not just in the grocery store. It's on the tabletops, too. Orchards is a new harvesting board game that's up on Kickstarter now.

From the campaign:

On their turn each player does the following:

Plant: Place a land tile in the orchard. Land tiles cover 2 squares and you must pay the current owners of each square to plant there. You can now plant 2 trees on the tile just placed. Tree placement determines ownership of the orchard.

Grow: Pick a row and a column. Every tree in these chosen lines produces a fruit. Draw a random fruit from the bag and all the trees of this type also grow. If a tree grows fruit and is on a square owned by another player, the tree owner must pay a commission for that growth.

Harvest: Remove as many of your trees from the orchard as you wish, collecting all of their fruit. If both trees on a land tile have been removed, the land tile is removed.

Sell: Work with other players to build a fruit basket matching a buyer tile at the market. Every player involved in the sale receives a share of the victory points and coins generated by the sale. Sales affect the price of each fruit. 

The campaign is up and running now. It's set to go for another 29 days.

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