Spirit Island

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417 reviews
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About this game

In the most distant reaches of the world, magic still exists, embodied by spirits of the land, of the sky, and of every natural thing. As the great powers of Europe stretch their colonial empires further and further, they will inevitably lay claim to a place where spirits still hold power - and when they do, the land itself will fight back alongside the islanders who live there.

Spirit Island is a cooperative settler-destruction strategy game designed by R. Eric Reuss and set in an alternate-history world around A.D. 1700. Players become different Spirits of the land, each with their own unique elemental powers, forced to defend their island home from colonizing Invaders spreading blight and destruction. Your Spirits work with the native Dahan to increase your power and drive the invading colonists from your island in this strategic area-control game.

Spirit Island includes:
• Free access to unlimited plays of the tutorial game
• Create custom games of up to 4 spirits and play 5 full turns
• 4 Spirits available for custom games: Lightning’s Swift Strike, River Surges in Sunlight, Shadows Flicker Like Flame, and Vital Strength of the Earth
• 36 Minor Power cards that enhance the abilities of your Spirits
• 22 Major Power cards with more powerful effects to devastate the Invaders
• A modular island, made up of 4 balanced island boards, for a variety of layouts
• Thematic island boards that reflect the canonical island and provide a new challenge
• 15 Invader cards driving a distinctive Invader expansion system
• 2 Blight cards with challenging effects as the Invaders blight the Island
• 15 Fear cards with beneficial effects, earned as you terrify the Invaders

Every rule & interaction in the game has been carefully adapted and thoroughly tested by expert Spirit Island players, as well as the designer himself. If you’re wondering how a certain situation works in Spirit Island, this game is the ultimate rules lawyer!

• Original dynamic music composed by Jean-Marc Giffin brings Spirit Island to life. Each Spirit has unique musical elements that wax and wane as the game progresses.
• 3D Textured maps bring a realistic look and isometric perspective to the Island.
• 3D Classic maps present the Island the way it looks on the tabletop.
• 2D Classic maps provide a simplified top-down option for all you number crunchers out there.

When you are ready for more, choose the best option for your budget to unlock the full game!

Get access to 6 additional Spirits, each with 4 unique Power cards:
• Bringer of Dreams and Nightmares - Strike fear into the hearts of the Invaders!
• Heart of the Wildfire - Burn everything in your path, and heal the land with time.
• Ocean's Hungry Grasp - Drown the Invaders with the power of the sea.
• Serpent Slumbering Beneath the Island - Absorb presence and rise up with immense power!
• A Spread of Rampant Green - Entangle the Invaders with unstoppable growth.
• Thunderspeaker - Join forces with the Dahan to wreak havoc on the Invaders.

Face 3 multi-tier Adversaries (specific Invaders) for play variety and fine-tuned challenge: Brandenburg-Prussa, England & Sweden.

Explore 4 optional Scenarios for even more play variety: Blitz, Dahan Insurrection, Guard the Isle's Heart, & Rituals of Terror.

Purchase the Full Game - Permanently unlocks all content from the core game and Promo Pack 1. The Branch & Claw expansion is available as a separate In App Purchase. Future expansions will be sold separately.

Or subscribe for Unlimited Access ($1.99 USD/month) - Unlocks all content during the term of your subscription. Includes all core game content, Promo Pack 1, Branch & Claw, as well as all future content as it becomes available.

Now Available: Branch & Claw expansion with 2 Spirits, an Adversary, 52 Power Cards, new Tokens, 15 Fear Cards, 7 Blight Cards, 4 Scenarios, and an Event Deck.

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Updated on
Oct 6, 2022

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417 reviews
Christopher Burke
December 21, 2020
It is rather well implemented version of the game and love that you can undo things to help with the learning curve. However, you cannot even finish a trial game without paying. You can learn about it, you can play a few rounds, but you cannot even finish a game. I would suggest the developers allow the basic experience and paywall yourself up to unlock more spirits/adversaries. I would have preferred to see you ask me for $19.99 before downloading.
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Eric Carlson
February 3, 2022
The only negative here is the price. It is a lot, but the content you get for that is a LOT as well. If you like the game, it has pretty unlimited replayability. The implementation on smaller screens is pretty good. I can play it on my phone without much problem, but find it easier on the eyes to play on bluestacks or a tablet. It is great to have the option to play it on the phone though and it is very playable. Just got the physical game as well and I find that a few rounds of pass and play with a tablet at the table can help to teach it to video game oriented people. I wish tracking elemental symbols was this easy on the boardgame! On the flip side, I still prefer the physical game when I have time. It is easier to keep an eye on everything at once, and I don't have the cards memorized yet. That is my one complaint with the UI is that best I can tell it takes a few clicks to view my whole hand of cards at once. I wish I could drag up from the bottom to pull up a tray of enlarged cards. Great implementation of a really fun game!
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Martins Engelis
September 2, 2022
i like when an app comes with no price so you can try it out at first, interestingly enough there is also a subscription option i have never seen before. BUT the issue here is that the full game is veery pricey to buy as well as the app does not allow you to even finish a single game without buying anything. why would you do that?? maybe giving one spirit to try out a full game with? also not a fan of the sound solutions; the tutorial is great though and the app looks and functions perfectly
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What's new

This update includes bug fixes:
- Repeating powers with Powerstorm and Gift of Strength now works properly in multiplayer.
- Fixed undo related issues with A Spread of Rampant Green's growth options.