Calico™ is a beautiful strategy board game

AEG is proud to co-publish Calico with our friends at Flatout Games. The Flatout Games team has also designed Point Salad, TEN and Truffle Shuffle for AEG and co-published Cascadia.

Designer: Kevin Russ
Instagram: kevinruss

Illustration: Beth Sobel
Instagram: bethsobel

In Calico, players compete to sew the coziest quilt as they collect and place patches of different colors and patterns.

Players will choose a personal design to follow, while trying to create color and pattern combinations that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also able to attract the cuddliest cats!

Turns are simple. Select a single patch tile from your hand and sew it into your quilt, then draw another patch into your hand from the three available. If you are able to create a color group, you may sew a button onto your quilt. If you are able to create a pattern combination that is attractive to any of the cats, it will come over and curl up on your quilt!

At the end of the game, you score points for buttons, cats, and how well you were able to complete your unique quilt pattern.

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Game Info

1-4 Players
Simple setup and rules
Recommended Age 8 – 15+ Years
Includes Family Mode – simpler gameplay for first-time gamers and children

Solo mode scenarios and achievements add new ways to play, adding to replayability
30-45 min Playtime


4 Dual-layer Quilt Boards
108 Patch Tiles
80 Cat Tokens
52 Button Tokens
24 Design Goal Tiles
5 Double-Sided Cat Scoring Tiles
6 Black & White Patch Tiles
1 Score Pad
1 Cloth Bag
1 Master Quilter Tile
1 Button Scoring Tile
1 Rulebook

Retailer Info

SKU: AEG 6010
UPC: 7-2922006210-9
MSRP: $39.99
Case Count: 6

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