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In the Footsteps of Darwin Review with Sam Healey: Points for Science?...or did it miss the boat?

Sam Healey takes a look at In the Footsteps of Darwin, a game designed by Grégory Grard and Matthieu Verdier, from Sorry We Are French. How does it handle the heavy subject matter of Darwin's global journey in search of more knowledge? Will it be something you can enjoy with just about anyone? Or will it be just for those looking for a HEAVY challenge? Tune in and find out! 

  • 0:00 - Intro and Welcome 
  • 0:40 - Game Statistics 
  • 0:50 - Set-up 
  • 1:30 - Game Structure 
  • 1:51 - Turn Structure 
  • 3:24 - Scoring Points 
  • 5:57 - Other Special Actions 
  • 8:04 - Final Thoughts 
  • 10:49 - Pros and Cons 
  • 17:50 - Rating 
  • 18:40 - Outro
Highest rating
  • Tom Vasel
    Tom Vasel
    Rating: 8.0
  • Sam Healey Dice Guy
    Sam Healey
    Rating: 8.0

In the Footsteps of Darwin

Published by:
Hachette Boardgames USA, Sorry We Are French
Designed by:
Matthieu Verdier, Grégory Grard
Year Published:
Recommended Ages:
Board Game Category
Educational, Nautical
2 - 5

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