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Board Games at Odum: Evolution: The Beginning

A guide to help you navigate Odum Library's board game collection and the world of gaming.

Evoution: The Beginning


In Evolution: The Beginning, you'll adapt your species to succeed in a dynamic ecosystem where food is scarce and predators roam. Traits like Flight and Horns will protect your species from Carnivores, while a Long Neck will help them get food that others cannot reach. With hundreds of ways to evolve your species, every game unfolds in a beautifully unique way. Evolution has been highly recommended by Nature because it's easy to learn, quick to play, and captures key aspects of the evolutionary process. Evolution: The Beginning is a stand-alone game and is not compatible with other games in the Evolution product line. For 3-5 players, it's a casual strategy game to play with family and friends. for 2 players, it's a highly strategic battle of wits. So gather around the table and see who best adapts to the changing world around them!


2 - 5 players


30 minutes


Environmental, Card game


Action points, hand management, simulation

How to Play