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Board Games at Odum: Ion

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Ion is a fast paced card-drafting game building neutrally charged compounds and collecting sets of noble gases! You'll begin with a hand of ion and element cards and select one to either bond a card you've already collected or set it alone. After you've selected one card, everyone passes their remaining cards to an opposing player to start the process over again. At the end of the round, you'll score points based on the types of neutrally charged compounds and sets of noble gases you've collected!


2 - 7 players


20 - 40 minutes


Family game, Card game


Card drafting, pattern building, set collection

How to play