First photo shoot for HABA contest game

Got my HABA bits today and it was so exciting! They sent a wide variety of stuff, from a bag of tokens to a trio of dinosaurs, and everything in wood with delightful colors. I love their games and the idea of designing something for them makes me giddy. 

My first idea was a tug of war between a ghost and a kangaroo, but then I remembered it needs to be for 2-5 players. Nothing like tripping out of the gate!

That’s when I hit on the idea of a 5-creature, 5-die racing game, but the winner is the one who crosses the finish line LAST. Not sure how that’s gonna work yet, but I’m excited to find out. 

I pulled a few parts from other HABA games to complete my quintet of racers, and now to start planning my track!

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