Board Game
1-5 Players
About 60 Minutes
Grade 5 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

Wingspan is an engine-building game set in the world of ornithology. The game has some complexities, but the approachable theme alleviates any teaching hurdles. The artwork is gorgeous, and the components are some of the best we’ve seen in a tabletop game. Wingspan enhances any collection. Plus, the ever-changing gameplay will keep you coming back again and again to flex your mental muscles.

Game Overview

Wingspan is a competitive, medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game from Stonemaier Games. It's designed by Elizabeth Hargrave and features over 170 bird cards. You are bird enthusiasts—researchers, bird watchers, ornithologists, and collectors—seeking to discover and attract the best birds to your network of wildlife preserves. Each bird extends a chain of powerful combinations in one of your habitats (actions). The winner is the player with the most points after 4 rounds.

  • Logistics Logistics
    Allows players to manage production flow between the point of origin and consumption.
  • Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking
    Encourages players to develop a process or long-term strategy for accomplishing a goal.
  • Tactical Thinking Tactical Thinking
    Challenges players to make decisions based on currently available information.
  • Resource Management Resource Management
    Boosts a player’s capacity to efficiently and effectively oversee available assets.
  • Time Management Time Management
    Improves a player’s ability to organize and plan how long they spend on specific activities.
Game Details
  • Type: Family Game
  • Category: Board Game
  • Designer(s): Elizabeth Hargrave
  • Published: 2019
  • Game Length: About 60 Minutes
  • Players: 1-5 Players
  • 2019 - Kennerspiel des Jahres Winner
  • 2019 - Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Winner
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