"A smart take on a deck-builder."

"It looks simple to pick up but there is a depth of strategy."
"I've never played a game like this before, so it was refreshing."

"A deck-builder where I'm a bear trying to get fat enough to hibernate? I'm in!"

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2 - 5 Players · 20 - 60 Minutes · Ages 8+ · Learn How To Play!

Hibernation is a fun, fast-paced, and easy to learn deck-building card game. Players take on the role of a bear waking from Hibernation, slim and hungry, and must prepare for the next year’s big sleep. Alas, other bears in the ecosystem have become extremely competitive. Players must race to gather food while fending off foes along the way. A deck of cards contains the means of finding food. Each player’s deck starts bare, but they strive to make it a perfect library of food-collecting assets. To do this, they must forage, frenzy, and possibly steal to stockpile their hoard of food. Then, eat their food in proper portions to gain layers of fat. The first one to achieve the five required layers of fat via Hibernation tokens can rest easy – victorious!

68 Cards · Fold-Out Rule Sheet · Tuck Box · 21 Hibernation Tokens ·

10 Dice · Cloth Brown Bag

Print and Play:

Quick Ref. Rule Cards · Expansions

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