Games that smell like spring

Who said that in April you shouldn't uncover yourself with a thread?


It's time to get outside, enjoy the good weather and celebrate the return of the heat! And what better way to do that than to get together with friends and play board games that will put you in a festive atmosphere for sure!

Here is, for you, our selection of our best board games that smell of spring!

Codex Naturalis / Bombyx

2 to 4 players / 7+ / 25 min

Assemble the pages of the Codex Naturalis, the secret manuscript which lists the species of the four kingdoms that live in the primary forests.

Play and place your cards to use resources, fulfill the objectives to create the most elaborate manuscript.

When a player reaches 20 points or more, the end of the game is triggered.

It's a very easy game to learn and it's soooo addictive !

Takenoko / Matagot

2 to 4 players / 8+ / 45 min

At the Japanese Imperial court, a long long time ago... After a long series of disputes, diplomatic relations between Japan and China are finally on the mend.

In order to properly celebrate this alliance, the Chinese Emperor gifted to his Japanese counterpart a sacred animal, a Giant Panda bear, a symbol of peace.

The Japanese Emperor has entrusted his court members (the players), with the difficult task of caring for the animal by setting up his bamboo garden. The players will cultivate the land plots, irrigate them and grow one of the three species of bamboo (Green, Yellow and Pink) with the help of the Imperial gardener. They will have to bear with the ravenous hunger of the sacred animal for the juicy and tender bamboo...

The player who grows the most bamboo, managing his land plots best while feeding the delicate Panda will win the game.

Arbra Kadabra / MJ Games

2 to 4 players / 7+ / 20 min

You are in the enchanted forest and you must leave before dark. The magic tree stands in the middle of the forest.

It is a multi-colored tree that you may grow or shrink and you must overcome its challenge to escape. You will have to insert all your wooden pieces in the tree trunk and capture a precise number of your opponents’ trunk pieces. Be smart and skilled and you will succeed.

Otherwise, you will turn into a mushroom and spend one thousand years near the tree with all the ones who missed before you!

Similo : Animaux / Horrible Guild

2 players and more / 7+ / 10 min

Similo is a cooperative deduction game.

Each version comes with a deck of 30 cards, showing the portrait, name, and a brief description of a series of characters with a common theme.

In Similo: Animals you will play with the creatures from the animal world.

The Clue Giver must lead the Guessers to identify one Secret Character by playing other character cards from his hand as clues, stating whether they are similar to or different from the Secret Character.