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Hey, That's My Fish! Review
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Posted: 9 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Rob Prior.

OverviewOverview

Hey, That's My Fish! is a traversal game where you are penguins racing to catch the most fish. You move around the board of hexagons in straight lines, but as you pickup your fish you also destroy the ice. As the board deteriorates you fight to get the last fish, or to melt the ice and maroon your opponents.

Each turn, you move one of your penguins in a straight line and pickup the piece you started from to earn the points on the tile. So you need to think ahead not only to which tiles have the most points, but which location you want to be in on the next turn.

As you progress, the board has more and more holes in it. This limits the movement of penguins, who can't hop over the holes. More strategy emerges about which tiles to stop on, as creating more holes in the right place can foil or maroon your opponent. When a penguin can't move, it's removed from play. The player who collects the most fish wins.

It's a simple game that is different each time you play - both the initial layout of the board and how it deteriorates as you play.

DetailsGame Details

Skill Rating: 4-12 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2003

Genres: Collecting, Sequencing, Traversal and World Building

Pieces: Figures and Tokens

Developer: FF Games (@FFGames)

Players: 2-4

 

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DurationDuration

Learn to Play: This takes 5 minutes to learn. It's quite simple to learn, although the implications of which piece you claim and remove takes a while to appreciate.

Play Time: This game will take between 15 minutes and 20 minutes to complete.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 2 to 4 players in the same room. It's best played with 3 people.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Skill Rating

4-12 year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Very young players may need some help with movement and strategy, they also need to be able to cope with opponents targeting them.

Content Rating

We rate this suitable for 3+ years-olds.

CostsCosts

No cost data.

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Hey, That's My Fish! Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@FFGames) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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