The Lost Expedition
Peer Sylvester, Garen Ewing, Peer Sylvester
Mr B's review
Mr B’s Christmas Catalogue Review 2018
Our collection of boardgames has been growing in size and popularity since we first introduced them to the shop, and we’re thrilled to offer a such a diverse and exciting selection. A firm favourite to play this year has been the small gem of a card game: ‘The Lost Expedition’. Players work together to survive the Amazon Rainforest, overcoming the dangerous jungle in search El Dorado. We’ve also enjoyed recreating the Tour de France with ‘Flamme Rouge’, endured the stress of real-time battleships with ‘Captain Sonar’ and explored dangerous labyrinths with ‘Dungeons & Dragons’. Come and chat to us for more recommendations and advice!
Number of players: 1-5
Playing Time: 30-50 minutes
Components: 6 Character cards, 9 Jungle cards, 56 Adventure cards, 2 Reference cards, 2 Playing pieces, 24 Health tokens, 24 Food tokens, 12 Ammo tokens, 2 Expedition leader tokens
Legendary explorer Percy Fawcett marched deep into the Amazon in search of El Dorado. He was never seen again. Your team is following in his footsteps, but in searching for riches you must be careful not to lose the greatest treasure of all – your life.
Make the best of your food, your ammunition and your health, as you plunge deep into the jungle. Choose your path carefully to ensure you’re ready for the pitfalls which may occur. Play solo or co-operatively to survive the expedition, or play head-to-head to see which group can reach the lost city first.
From award-winning designer Peer Sylvester and acclaimed comic artist Garen Ewing, The Lost Expedition is a game of hard choices on the road to El Dorado.
“Definitely check this one out! Recipient of The Dice Tower Seal of Approval.” – Zee Garcia, The Dice Tower
“[The Lost Expedition] blends compelling challenge with beautiful components and a satisfactory narrative. It’s one that’s easy to pull off the shelf and fully engage. How often can you contract hook worms and fill your boot with nasty insects while sitting in the comfort of a beaten up leather sofa?” – Charlie Theel, Geek & Sundry
“Tricky and distinctive. I liked it.” – Eric Summerer, The Dice Tower
.” . . engaging and intriguing.” – Dave Taylor, Go Fatherhood
“The Lost Expedition is definitely a keeper. It’s a relaxing adventure tabletop game with a clever resource management mechanism. Solo gamers will probably love it, co-op fans will definitely like it, and its head-to-head mode is nothing to sneeze at, either!” – Ronny Alexander, Co-op Board Games
“This game is awesome. I really recommend [it] . . . You get such a different game experience from one single box.” – W rfel Reviews
“In preparing a review for Osprey Games’ The Lost Expedition, I was struck by the inclusive representation of queer characters in the game.” – John Pappas, Board in the Library
“Gamers who enjoy cooperative play against all odds in an exciting location will find their next obsession in The Lost Expedition.” – Ghettoblaster