Be part of this amazing journey

Designer: Elizabeth Hargrave
Twitter: @elizhargrave
Instagram: @elizharg

Every spring, millions of monarch butterflies leave Mexico to spread out across eastern North America. Every fall, millions fly back to Mexico. However, no single butterfly ever makes the round trip.

Mariposas is a game of movement and set collection that lets players be part of this amazing journey.

Mariposas is played in three seasons. In general, your butterflies try to head north in spring, spread out in summer, and return south in fall. The end of each season brings a scoring round, and at the end of fall, the player with the most successful family of butterflies — i.e., the most victory points — wins the game.

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Game Info

Players: 2 – 5
Ages: 14+
Setup Time: 5 – 10 minutes
Playing Time: 45 – 75 minutes


50 x     Wooden Butterfly Markers
20 x     Seasonal Goal Cards
1  x      Flower Die
120 x   Flower Tokens
5  x      Scores Markers
1  x      Map Board
6  x      Life Cycle Ability Tokens
36 x     Action Cards
1  x      Waystation Board
60 x     Life Cycle Cards
15 x     Bonus Move Cards

Retailer Info

SKU: 8070
UPC: 7-29220-07080-7
MSRP: $49.99
Case Count: 6

Game Expansions

Purple Butterflies Promo Pack

We are overwhelmed when the friends who choose to play our games are also touched by our work.
We smile and cry with them.
The Purple Butterfly is now the symbol for AEG Charitable works.
In memory of Lexi Berry.Thank you for sharing her story with us.

These purple butterflies can be used to replace one player’s set of butterflies in Mariposas. A portion of the sales of this promo will be added to AEG’s charitable monthly contribution in memory of Lexi.

How to play

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Tutorial Playthrough

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