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Posted: 4 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.


Honga is a strategy game where your tribe gathers supplies to pay homage to the nature gods, attract mammoths and trade with other clans. You trigger resources by placing action wheels on the board, but also need to keep the troublesome tiger busy if he's not going to steal your goods.

You take turn to place an action card on the board. This circular card overlaps the different play areas to indicate how many actions you can take in each one. Deciding the orientation of the card is how you choose here you can take your actions that turn to gather resources, complete trade agreements, lure mammoths or pay homage to the gods.

You have to balance where you want these actions along with paying attention to Honga's central den. If you don't orient an action icon with this, Honga hounds you and steals resources, until another fails to keep him at bay.

The result is a game where you are balancing this risk-reward. There are multiple paths to victory but most of them aren't at the expense of other players.

DetailsGame Details

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2018

Genres: Collecting, Push-Your-Luck, Sequencing and Strategy

Pieces: Board, Cards, Figures, Placeables and Tokens

Developer: HABA USA (@HABA_USA)

Players: 2-5



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Learn to Play: This takes half an hour to learn. Understanding how the action points are assigned by the cards and how best to spend them takes a little time.

Play Time: This game will take between 45 minutes and 50 minutes to complete.

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 2 to 5 players in the same room. Best with 4 players.

You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Skill Rating

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game.

Content Rating

We rate this suitable for 3+ years-olds.


No cost data.


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

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