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Lost Explorers

Adventurers be ready, you may be about to find a secret and lost World...

  • Cédrick Chaboussit

  • Christine Deschamps

  • 8 yo +

  • 2 to 4

  • 40 minutes

  • April 2021

  • French, English, Italian, Japonese, Polish, Spanish

  • Downloads

  • Rules

  • Wallpapers

  • BGG Page

  • Lewis & Clark

  • Discoveries

Well, all you have to do is to find the clues…

BREAKING NEWS! Two explorers have announced today the discovery of a lost world… They explain that they have hidden clues leading to the secret entrance. This is a new challenge for you. Driven only by your courage, you decide to follow in their footsteps and launch a worldwide expedition but, beware! You’re not the only one on this quest…

In Lost Explorers, you’re the head of an expedition those mission is to find a Lost World… You start sending out members of your expedition team out of Venice; some investigate all around the world while others find means of transportation to be able to travel. Your two Expedition Leaders are trusted with the difficult task of analyzing these research’s findings to find the entrance to the lost world. The more clues your team finds, the closer to the secret entrance you get…

Goal of the game

To win the game, you must be the first to collect the 4 clues necessary to locate the entrance to the lost world. You can get these clues, represented by magnifying glasses, by following the trails of the two explorers. But how can you move forward on the tracks? By completing Missions.

Gameplay

Each player’s turn is divided in two phases:

    • Firstly, send your Expedition Members either on the Equipment areas in order to pick tokens (on Vehicle or Mission side) either on the Locations of the World Map using your Vehicle tokens.
    • Secondly, complete your Missions, retrieve your Expedition Members and move forward on the Explorers tracks. At the fifth space, you will be able to get the first clue leading to the entrance to the lost world… You will need four of them to find it!

Complete the Mission : send two Members of expedition on the World Map, one on the African Mask – you need 2 Car tokens and 1 Boat token – and one on the Chichén Itzá – you need 2 Boat tokens. Then retrieve one of your Expedition Members. Two Expedition Members were needed to complete this mission, so you can move your Expedition Leader forward two spaces on the blue track.

Send some Expedition Members to collect vehicles and mission orders and others around the world to achieve them while your two Expedition Leaders, each time they succeed a mission, piece together the clues that will lead to the secret entrance…

End of game

You have gathered the 4 clues? Well done! You have discovered the entrance to the lost world and win the game. Add the 4 numbers written on your Clue tokens and scan the corresponding QR code to find out where the entrance to the lost world really is.

Where is the entrance to the lost world? Pick your phone, open the camera and scan this QR code…

If both token stacks are empty and no player has found the 4 clues, each player’s least-advanced Expedition Leader is used to establish the winner. You win the game if that second Expedition Leader is more advanced than that of your opponents. If tied, you win if you have fewer tokens in front of you than the other players have.

Content

  • 64 Vehicle/Mission tokens
  • 16 Vehicle/Mission starting tokens
  • 4 Expedition Members per player
  • 2 Expedition Leaders per player
  • 4 Validated Location markers
  • 13 Clue tiles
  • 1 World Map board/box

Open and Play!