Hive is a highly addictive strategic game for two players that is not restricted by a board and can be played anywhere on any flat surface. The game is made up of twenty six pieces, thirteen black and thirteen white, resembling a variety of creatures each with a unique way of moving.
With no setting up to do, the game begins when the first piece is placed down. As the subsequent pieces are placed this forms a pattern that becomes the playing surface (the pieces themselves become the board). Unlike other such games, the pieces are never eliminated and not all have to be played. The object of the game is to totally surround your opponent’s queen, while at the same time trying to block your opponent from doing likewise to your queen. The first player to totally surround his opponent’s queen wins the game.
This edition includes two bonus pieces, The Mosquito and Ladybug, expansions to the game which provide additional hours of fun!
• 26 Hexagonal tiles
• Cloth bag
20 Minutes To Play