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The Alpha

Alpha box cover art with a howling wolf and wolf pacl running in a forest with mountains.In the Alpha board game by Bicycle, players control a wolf pack, leading wolves on a search for food. The Near Forest includes easier to catch, but lower value prey. The Far Forest has larger prey that are more difficult to attack, but if successful can result in great reward.


The chart indicating that The Alpha requires 3 to 6 players, and the recommended optimal game play number of players is 4 to 6. The game plays in 20 to 45 minutes, features an animal theme, and offers area majority/influence, prisoner's dilemma, and abstract strategy/ bluffing mechanics.



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