Looney Labs has kicked off the year with an announcement for fans of the ever-evolving card game, Fluxx. The company revealed “Camping Fluxx” on February 2, bringing a wilderness twist to the beloved game that promises to make the great outdoors even wilder.
Fluxx, a game known for its simple start and dynamically changing rules, has entertained players since 1997. Over the past 27 years, it has expanded to include over 40 different versions, 24 expansions, and a multitude of promotional cards. Originally designed for 2 to 6 players, Fluxx has adapted to the times by introducing Solo Rules for a single-player experience.
The core mechanics of Fluxx remain straightforward: draw one card and play one card. However, as the game progresses, the introduction of new cards alters the gameplay. The number of cards drawn, played, and held can change, along with the actions taken, the rules in effect, and even the goal of the game. Players must adapt their strategies to align with the current goal to win.
“Camping Fluxx” encapsulates the essence of camping, a favorite activity for many, by integrating the nostalgia and excitement of outdoor adventures into game nights. Kristin Looney, CEO and co-founder of Looney Labs, emphasized the game’s ability to recreate fond memories of camping and its potential to be a novel addition to any camping trip or family gathering. Similarly, Andrew Looney, the game designer and co-founder, highlighted the thematic fun of “Camping Fluxx,” where players can immerse themselves in camping adventures, whether in the wilderness or the comfort of their home.
This new version introduces unique twists with special action cards such as “Bear Trouble” and “Fireside Potluck,” new rules like “Ghost Stories” and “I Love Camping,” and the inclusion of two Creepers: “Rain” and “Mosquitoes.” With 100 cards packed in a compact box, “Camping Fluxx” is designed for easy travel, making it a perfect companion for any adventure.