Trekking Through History

Trekking Through History

Family Game
2-4 Players
About 60 Minutes
Grade 5 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

Trekking Through History met our stringent criteria for recommendation with flying colors. Right out of the gate, the historical cards in this game have illustrations of real historical individuals and events on one side and their stories on the other! Combine that educational aspect with simple but rewarding gameplay, and it’s no wonder we recommend this one. Not only that, but Trekking Through History’s quality production makes this game easy to set up, so it keeps hitting the table time after time!

Game Overview

In Trekking through History, you go on a three-day tour of human history, traveling thousands of years in a time machine to experience great moments from our past. The game takes place over three rounds, each representing one day of your trip. Each day, you visit a series of historical events, spending a different number of hours at each. On each turn, you choose to visit one historical event, and spend a certain number of hours doing it. Doing so will yield benefits, like checking off items on your itinerary for points, and earning Time Crystals so you can bend the space-time continuum on future turns. Along the way, you’ll also score points for visiting historical events in chronological order. The player with the most points after three rounds wins.

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.
  • Process Information Process Information
    Students must examine or analyze information.
  • Time Management Time Management
    Improves a student’s ability to organize and plan how long they spend on specific activities.
Game Details
  • Type: Board Game
  • Category: Family Game
  • Designer(s): Charlie Bink
  • Published: 2022
  • Game Length: About 60 Minutes
  • Players: 2-4 Players
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