Squirrel Quest

Do you like nature and wildlife? There's a treat in store for you here...

Welcome back to  'Northman Board Games'.

This is number 2 in the AVENTYR series,

Squirrel Quest.  

You are a squirrel going out to gather food to store for the coming winter. There are plenty of nuts, pine seeds and mushrooms in the forest but, now that summer has faded, you don’t have long to collect them.  There are many squirrels out doing the same.  Also, there are other animals going about that will hinder your efforts and may even steal what you’ve already collected. You need to be both clever and lucky to avoid them. You might forget where you have buried some nuts or come across a pine cone another squirrel has buried.

Your aim is to be the squirrel that has collected the most food by the time winter arrives.

You don’t need to know anything about squirrels or wildlife in general to play it.

The rules are easy to read and understand and it can be played by 1 person (record your score, play again and try to beat that score) or as many people as you can get around the board.

It has been designed as a game for adults but it’s also very suitable for kids of about 8 years and above. Because it’s quite fast moving, it does seem to hold the attention of young ones well.

The artwork on the board has some interesting and sometimes unexpected things to look at.

A 40 turn game takes about 20 minutes per person to play, a 30 turn game about 15 so it’s not long and tedious like some board games.

Contained within each box is a game board, 20 game play cards, 6 coloured counters, 2 x 6 sided dice, 1 x 4 sided dice and 1 x 20 sided dice.

Important note The ‘How to play’ sheets and the score / turn recording sheets are not included within the box. These are necessary to play the game but, happily, they are available to download free of charge by clicking on the links you see below.

You are most welcome to download these before you buy to see how easy the game is to play and to make sure that it’s suitable for your needs.

‘How to Play’ sheet – Squirrel Quest (2 A4 sides)  


Score / turn recording sheet for all AVENTYR series games.


Being less expensive than a mediocre meal out for two, you’ll find that buying this game will be money well spent as it will provide many occasions where family and friends sit around a table to play, chat and laugh with each other.

It’s time to reconnect with people…

Now, where’s the pizza delivery number…?

Designer : The Northman
Release Date : 5th April 2019
Game Category : Board Games
Genre : Strategy
Players : 1 - 6
Age Rating : 5+
Game Playtime : < 30 mins
Components :
  • Wrapped Quad-Fold Board
    • Square Game Box
    • 16mm White Spot Dice
    • 63 x63 Playing Cards
    • Opaque Yellow D4 Dice
    • Opaque Yellow D20 Dice
    • Halma Pawn Black
    • Halma Pawn Blue
    • Halma Pawn Green
    • Halma Pawn Red
    • Halma Pawn White
    • Halma Pawn Yellow