Robinson Crusoe

5. Prepare the island

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1. Take the 11 Island tiles. Find tile 8 (the beach) and place it face-up on the leftmost space in the centre row on the board. Place the camp token on this tile with the camp side up.

If you are playing Scenario 4 (Volcano Island), consult the scenario sheet for alternative setup instructions.

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2. Shuffle the remaining Island tiles and stack them face-down next to the board.

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3. Place 1 black marker on the Shovel Invention card, covering up its terrain type (beach). This shows that the beach terrain type is already explored at the start of the game.

Scenario 4 (Volcano Island) starts with tile 10 on the board instead of tile 8. Therefore, instead of placing a black marker on the Shovel, place black marker(s) on any Inventions which show the river terrain type.

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4. When playing with 4 players, cover the Arrange Camp space on the board with the Arrange Camp card.

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5. Shuffle the Discovery tokens and stack them face-down next to the board.

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6. Place all resources, Action and Weather dice, additional Action pawns, and all additional tokens and markers near the board.

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7. Give the First Player token to the youngest player.