Card Game
2-6 Players
About 15 Minutes
Grade 1 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

LLAMA, from acclaimed designer Reiner Knizia, is one of those just for fun games we talk about. This is a great family game for up to six players, so everyone can play. We’ve played this game with kids and adults and the game works every time. Even though LLAMA is a great family game, it also goes a long way in teaching number sequencing, risk management, and resilience when the game doesn’t go your way!

Game Overview

In LLAMA, you want to dump cards from your hand as quickly as you can, but you might not be able to play what you want, so do you quit and freeze your hand or draw and hope to keep playing?

  • Competition Competition
    Develops healthy competitive habits as two or more parties compete for a goal that cannot be shared.
  • Risk Management Risk Management
    Players must identify, evaluate, and prioritize options to reduce the impact of unfortunate events or risks.
  • Resilience Resilience
    Teaches players how to quickly recover from and cope with difficulties.
  • Observation Observation
    Rewards careful watching with attention to details and behaviors in order to understand or arrive at a judgement.
Game Details
  • Type: Family Game
  • Category: Card Game
  • Designer(s): Reiner Knizia
  • Published: 2019
  • Game Length: About 15 Minutes
  • Players: 2-6 Players
  • 2019 Spiel des Jahres Nominee
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