30 Minutes (per level) || 1 Players || Ages 14+

Welcome, Brood Mother!

Oversee your beloved alien offspring as they infest hostile spacecraft trespassing on your planet. Manage your hatcheries, mutate your colonies and outwit the retreating invaders to claim their ships for your species! Evolve your most successful Hatchlings to help them conquer progressively more challenging and hazardous environments…

Hatchlings is an evolving solo puzzle game designed for the 2020 Solitaire Print and Play Contest. Out of 57 entries, it was awarded 2nd in Best Puzzle/ Abstract, 3rd in Best Rulebook, 4th in Most Innovative Mechanic and 5th in Best Overall Game. It features 10 changing, replayable campaign-style levels, and teaches the player advanced rules as they progress.


Designer: Chris Kingsnorth

Artwork and Graphic Design: Chris Kingsnorth

How to Play:

Find the rulebook and print-and-play files at https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1zsDy8b1bJEfaEnSy-HtyC64x_sECgasf?usp=sharing

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Hatchlings is currently available for publication; if you’d like to find out more, please contact chris@boardgamebud.com