HerStory

HerStory

Family Game
2-5 Players
About 45 Minutes
Grade 4 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

HerStory is an amazingly simple game with rewarding choices. Players collect resources to complete chapters about extraordinary women who’ve shaped our world throughout history. This game requires tactical thinking, has rewarding goals, and a unique resource management system. Throw in the awesome mini biographies on the back of each card and you have yourself a gameschooling classic!

Game Overview

In it, you're an acclaimed author, writing a book to tell the stories of remarkable women of history.

The players take turns doing research, drafting chapters, and completing them, for points. The game ends when a player has written 8 chapters, and the player with the highest scoring book wins.

The game is a light strategy game featuring engine-building and set collection. You do research by collecting research tokens, and by doing the right research, you can complete chapters about different historical women, for points.

Completed chapters grant abilities that make you a better writer, and allow you to score even more points as the game progresses. You can set yourself for big point windfalls with the right combination of powers.

Skills
  • Competition Competition
    Develops healthy competitive habits as two or more parties compete for a goal that cannot be shared.
  • Tactical Thinking Tactical Thinking
    Challenges students to make decisions based on currently available information.
  • Decision Making Decision Making
    Allows students to make decisions based on currently or previously available information.
  • Goals Goals
    Clearly defined victory conditions that they must work towards.
  • Resource Management Resource Management
    Boosts a student’s capacity to efficiently and effectively oversee available assets.
Game Details
  • Type: Board Game
  • Category: Family Game
  • Designer(s): Nick Bentley, Emerson Matsuuchi, Danielle Reynolds
  • Published: 2022
  • Game Length: About 45 Minutes
  • Players: 2-5 Players
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