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Fishing with the Footprint Family - Board game


To play the game you will need a recent version of Flash and a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels or higher.

One or two people can play. Each player needs to enter their name and select a token before beginning.

To start, the first player needs to click on the spinner. The token moves the number of tiles shown by the spinner. See below for the types of tiles you can land on and the actions found with each type of tile. The direction you move in is shown by the small red arrowheads below each tile.

The winner is the player with the highest score after two trips around the board or when you decide to finish.

The board consists of the following types of tile:

You scored -10 points.

You accidentally hooked a pelican whilst fishing in an area with lots of sea birds.Move back 5 paces.
Sample event card

Event tile - these outline events which can happen during fishing holiday. Depending on what the tiles say, you can gain or lose points or turns and your token may move back or forward. Question tiles - landing on these means that you need to answer a question. You will need to click on one of the two or more choices and then click OK. Points are awarded for the different answers.
Rest tiles - a pleasant image and a chance to relax for a while. The Start tile is used to start the Game.
Note: There is a mute button available in the bottom right hand corner of the game screen.

Play "FIshing with the Footprints" online.

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Funding for this project has been provided by the Australian Government through the Natural Heritage Trust.
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