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Army of Frogs

Army of Frogs is a step up the food chain from John Yianni's other game, Hive.  It's a boardless board game played with Hex tiles, but all the tiles are frogs, and the goal is to simply collect at least 7 frogs in one cluster.

Army of Frogs is for 2-4 players, but actually plays better with more than 2 players..

You can read the details in the official rules, but briefly; on each move you must move one of your frogs multiple hops (like a hive Grasshopper), then place a new frog.  All frogs must remain connected, as in Hive, but it is illegal to form strings of 3 or more frogs.

Robots:  To be determined.
army of frogs

Links
Army of Frogs rankings at Boardspace
Army of Frogs at BoardGameGeek
Army of Frogs game archives at Boardspace Army of Frogs official home page
Army of Frogs win/loss database
Video Overview (with John Yianni)

The back story:
Army of Frogs was not an immediate A-lister for me, so even though John Yianni has been a good friend of the site, I didn't run out and buy a copy.  Then,  I won a copy as a prize at a Tantrix tournament.



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