Spirits of the Rice Paddy

Spirits of the Rice Paddy

Product #APE1800

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Manufacturer: APE Games


Balinese legends describe a host of powerful spirits who help poor rice farmers achieve success. These farmers have long used a sophisticated irrigation system to organize rice cultivation, integrating religious devotion and social responsibility with traditional farming methods. Even modern farmers seek to placate the spirit world in their quest to produce an abundant harvest.


In Spirits of the Rice Paddy, players compete with their fellow rice farmers to construct and tend rice paddies. Livestock can be used to build walls and remove large rocks as well as eat harmful pests and fertilize the fledgling crops. Laborers must keep the weeds at bay. And, most importantly, water must be conserved and released with the greatest of care. With a little luck, all that back-breaking labor will pay off in the end. The good news is that the spirits are eager to assist, granting many special abilities, blessings, and magic. The farmer who produces the most rice over seven rounds wins the game!

Contents:
Main Board
4 Player Boards
9 Setup Cards
12 Rain Cards
40 Spirit Cards
24 Achievement Tiles
30 Water Discs
7 Magic Water Discs
1 Round Pawn
16 Wood Rocks
80 Wood Walls
24 Wood Gates
80 Wood Laborers
24 Livestock Tokens
24 Wood Weeds
24 Wood Pests
12 Wood Fertilizer Cubes
Plant and Rice Tokens


Ages: 13+
Players: 2-4
Game Length: 90 minutes