Any chance of a wingspan tournament at some point? For the Wingspan Oceania, people in Oceania were going to be asleep when the preorder opened. At the end of the game your average score (or in a more advanced version, lowest score) is compared against Automarazzi’s to decide who triumphs. If there I order the game and it is getting shipped from really nearby, is there an option for in person pickup when it is ready? Since it is wild, its presence makes playing birds significantly easier. The Oceania mats are simply different, that’s all. Maybe a Maori language version would be good for those that prefer the Maori names? […] zu den neuen Spielertableaus gibt es auch einen neuen Solo Modus. Expansions are fun for us as Automa designers. Melanesia has more bird species than Australia and about four times as many as New Zealand. Hi Mike! There are now also a few bonuses you can trigger before you gain the primary benefit. What are you thinking about after you do the birds of all the continents? Wondering if the Nene or Tahiti Monarch will be in this new set. Insects that eat the plants’ sugary sap also excrete extra sugar as lerp or honeydew. In this second expansion to Wingspan, we feature the colorful and awe-inspiring birds of Oceania. Jamey has said previously that there will be new mats that will have both mats on the front/back. Hi Jessica! I live in South Australia and they are my favourite backyard visitor. Hi If you’re not playing with the Oceania cards, you can play with either type of playermat. It’s still available–the listing is here:, 1:50 am in Australia and I can’t find how to buy. Now I know you’d never let such a thing happen, so I’m considering this a miniscule clue regarding what kind of content Oceania will add to the game. As the outrageously successful Wingspan has shown, not every card has to be unique for powers. LOVE the creativity with the bonus cards and goal tiles! And as for the new nectar design, Thank you! And maybe a small one called “Birds of the Caribbean”. This actually resulted in more parallel elements–in column 1, you either get 1 food, 1 egg, or 1 card. Of course. Wingspan: Oceania Expansion focuses on birds in Australia and New Zealand. I’m exaggerating for dramatic effect, but in all seriousness, I think it’s pretty cool that Elizabeth added some interactions with the discard pile. “In biology, a lerp is a structure of crystallized honeydew produced by larvae of psyllid bugs”. After that, various abilities like this one and copying a swift ability could allow you to move a bird into a habitat where they could not originally be played. i was waiting for the Oceanic expansion before I bought Wingspan. Take my money! I am so excited about this. 1-888-75-NERDZ. This occasionally results in a hawk eating a Cassowary (we’ll say it stole a chick). It would be really awesome if you could include the Te Reo Māori names of the New Zealand birds on the cards. This is how we play the game in my group and it seems like the point breakdown is roughly the same. The other type of goal is shown below as the “beak pointing left” tile (on the back is “beak pointing right”). Kelly, I just want to echo another users comment. Hey Joe! 0 I just ordered 4 of the original neoprene playmats. #jajascollectables #playgames #newgame #gameshop #wingspan #oceanicexpansion #supportsmallbusiness #bacchusmarsh. I knew Automa would be too boring for me. There are many beautiful birds and some very interesting groups. really!! And I’m glad you’re enjoying Wingspan! I can’t reveal anything yet. :), […] The second expansion to Wingspan is on its way. :). I agree, fantails are a good choice. Also interested in how this affects the Automa as I do play solo more than multi-player. Great!, Had first game with new expansion.Great!! Trying to figure it out, I just started my third solo game with the new expansion, after buying it yesterday. Woop! Some friends I game with struggle to fill the board and to help with this, we start with more resources at the beginning (6 or 8 instead of 5). On June 21st, my girlfriend and I in LA just logged our 100th game of Wingspan for 2020. One of my favorite birds is the Little Bustard from the European expansion. We’re taking things one step at a time, and it will be quite a while until we have an expansion for all the continents (and Oceania isn’t even done yet!). If you for example have 2 card in your hand which you decide to tuck to draw two new cards, are you then allowed to tuck one of the two new cards and draw a third (which would make you tuck and draw a total of 3 birds, but still only have 2 left in your hand at the end)? Maybe there could be a promo pack for fan-voted birds? Wingspan: Oceania Expansion focuses on birds in Australia and New Zealand. Learn more, Available on orders $100 to $1000 You probably can’t answer this today, but I’ll still ask. We only publish the English version. This expansion refreshes the base game and brings a complexity we really enjoy. I’ll be back tomorrow with the reveal of a major component! Compare. There are two bonus tiles I’d like to discuss here. It is as big as it can be and still fit in the box, so there’s no room for double-stitched edges (but it seems very durable). If you don’t get them until late in the game, they can still provide a nice points boost. If there is no “preorder” button, does that mean that all the preorders are claimed? I’m a little confused because the Rufous-Backed Honeyeater and the Grey Shrikethrush require one worm OR one nectar. However, there are many more mimics and they are a diverse group (see for example this birdlife Australia quiz What about reducing the starting amount of turn cubes by 1 for 6 players? In each Wingspan expansion, we’ve sought to add a new bird ability that is compatible with all other abilities while adding a fresh twist to the game. While we can’t feature every bird in every region, we did include a bird-of-paradise in the Oceania expansion. Jez. They have said that they’ll release a big box in 2021 but that while the cards will fit in the current holders, there are other components in this expansion that will not fit. Thanks. The birds that are not pointing left or right (face-on) are also answered in the rulebook, as is the Great Crested Grebe and Wrybill examples. If the sentence was worded: “When some eucalypts are attacked by insects, the insects exude a sweet substance called manna.” the next sentence could say “Other insects…” because the insects have become the subject of the second sentence phrase. Or it can only be used to pay for birds that cost nectar and/or wild resources (such as base game’s Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, whose cost is 1 wild resource)? Can’t wait for more! My thoughts are that we spent a lot of time designing and developing the game, and we believe it is best played as printed. No future expansion will require the use of the Oceania playermat (indeed, no expansion will require another expansion ever). If a bird is found anywhere in Oceania, the entirety of Oceania is highlighted. :). When I get a hint that Elizabeth has begun working on the next installment, my mind starts racing and I grow impatient to see what’s new. Some feedback from one supporter’s point of view, I’m really disappointed in the player mat situation. I’m ignoring one element of the new mats for now (that pink icon you can see in the wetlands and on the far left), but I’ll discuss that tomorrow! I understand that would lessen the value of the bird card since without nectar there will be no bonus for spent nectar tokens, but otherwise, would this be acceptable to do? I also really like how the Wrybill, Quail, and Kea, as the timing of when you play them in relation to other factors is crucial. a ‘wild’. As I’m writing this I don’t know whether the goals have been unveiled, so I’ll leave it for you to guess which one I’m talking about, whenever you get to see them all. These are great ideas, and I’ve made a note of them. Hi, Jamey. Thank you! I think I’ve mentioned this, but I’ll say it again: You can play with only the birds in Oceania at lower player counts, but ultimately you’ll either shuffle two sets of birds together (e.g., Oceania and European, Oceania and core, etc) or just shuffle all bird cards together (that’s what I’ll do). Pierre-Olivier, Montréal, Québec, That’s up to Matagot to reveal, but I think they’ll talk about it soon. The Oceania bird cards are designed to be shuffled into the bird cards from the base game, with or without other expansions. And all of this extra sugar becomes food for birds. make your first payment in 14 days, with final payment in 8 weeks, If you need to return your items for a refund, the payment plan can be cancelled, If you fail to make a payment, you will be charged a late payment fee of $10 with a further $7 Right, you could use Oceania and European or Oceania and core game or European and core game. We can’t wait to get together with three other folks and have a five player game. :). I’m not quite sure what “nectar is wild” means. Even if you’re not interested in bidding, it’s a way to discover 10 amazing content creators in the board game community. Features Birds from Australia and New Zealand! According to wikipedia: If you play with nectar, you’ll need to use the new player mats, Oceania birds, and the Oceania food dice. Thanks! We enjoy the boardgame very much and were wondering if a French version of the Oceania expansion has been released or when it will be available? Yes, that’s fine. It does not. In particular the Pukeko. Love the twists in the expansion so far! I can’t wait for this expansion. In other words it would count for all scoring conditions it could qualify for. The Oceania bird cards are designed to be shuffled into the bird cards from the base game, with or without other expansions. Testing? Or is this because of a priority given to the $10 club members? It’s the 7-year old with little interest in birds who insists that we play *every* day. I’m excited for this. I will be all over the pre-order like a hawk (no pun intended) but I worry that it will sell out in 3 minutes (something you as a publisher would probably love) and I’ll miss it. First, I’m super excited for another expansion! Nice to have some Wingspan: Oceania Expansion. But probably at least one this weekend. Is the plan for future expansions be playable on these mats only, or possibly playable on both? I want to know if localization is in progress. In a large game with a lot of pink-powers, it can sometimes get difficult keeping track of powers that have been activated already. As usual, the color of the eggs is purely decorative, as adding meaning to the color of the eggs would cause huge issues for colorblind Wingspanners. Can you make bird pairs? Jamey, so looking forward to the Oceania expansion. I do however realize that most people do not sleeve these high quality cards. Is this correct? Especially for birds such as the Kiwi from New Zealand. – Discard every egg on this card then tuck twice as many from the deck In the Netherlands 999Games published the game and the European expansion. Where do you keep track of who gets the nectar bonus in each round? You can’t use [nectar] for this or other bird abilities. It's designed by Elizabeth Hargrave and features birds illustrated by Natalia Rojas and Ana Maria Martinez. Can we expect an Amazonia or Caribbean expansion? i just feel it seems a might unfair if people in Australia miss out simply because everything gets sold out before we even get a chance to take a look. Or maybe I’m just scared by the power it has! Sorry if anyone has already asked, but could I ask you to share something about your general criteria in selecting the birds that will be part of the expansions? Thank you for such a great game and keeping us entertained with awesome expansions. Feuerland is publishing the Oceania expansion in German, but the release date for that is their’s to announce. It’s important to remember that you don’t actually trade one nectar for one of any food; you spend nectar in place of a food. Designed by Elizabeth Hargrave | Art by Natalia Rojas, Ana Maria Martinez Jaramillo, and Beth Sobel. – Tuck a card from your hand behind every bird with a tuck power The birds in Australia, New Zealand and PNG still live in trees, in water or on the ground. The only time you need to consider the habitats where a bird can be played is when you actually play the bird. If I am a champion when will my order delivery window be? You’re correct, if you played the Lyrebird on your player mat and then later activated that bird while playing solo, there would not be any opponent birds to copy. But since this has been my first firsthand communication with you. Thank you. Cool stuff Jamey, very chuffed to see a game featuring NZ birds! Our expansions expand the base game–they’re separate entities with no overlap, and the core game is required if you want to play the expansion. I don’t see it yet? Two ideas stemming from comments by Wingspan solo players had been rolling about in my head for many months and evolved into two new Automa variants you will find in Wingspan Oceania. Nectar is wild, so hummingbirds can already eat it. Zip offers simple payment plans for online shoppers, instantly at checkout. Thanks to everyone for ordering with us, hope you enjoy your free games! To save space for those who want both? The appendix is written that way to cover both powers, but the birds are specific. Designing bits? Wingspan Oceania expansion Wingspan: Oceania features birds from the Oceanic region, which includes: Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, and more than a dozen islands. – Get all eggs used to play birds in this column refunded I look forward to talking about the expansion when it exists! I believe Matagot is working on a French version, but those details are for them to release. Dave: We playtested Wingspan at various lengths, and we found that the current number of rounds and actions per player works best. We won’t be changing the cards. Was only expecting it to land early December so the fact that it is here in mid November is very impressive, Thank you. And I’m not using Fantasy Flight thickness or anything like that. 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