A BIDDING WAR FOR 2-5 PLAYERS
The most complete installment of the Highest Bidder card game series.
In Highest Bidder: Art Auction you're an art dealer bidding on 14 of the coolest paintings by real-life Swedish artist Pernilla Lindgren. Out-bid and out-smart your opponents in this hilarious 2-5 player card game, suitable for families, friends and even at parties.
Title: Highest Bidder: Art Auction
Players: 2-5 // Time: 30 min // Age: 10+
Mix & Match — Basic or Advanced play
Highest Bidder: Art Auction comes with all the cards found in the original Highest Bidder, plus a wide range of brand new "advanced" cards. Some of the new cards are also found in other installments of the Highest Bidder series, however no other edition is as complete as Art Auction.
In fact, the box comes with a second "advanced play" rule book introducing the new cards and a number of unique rule suggestions. Mix & match cards and rule tweaks to fit the style of your group.
14 incredible pieces of art
In Highest Bidder: Art Auction your goal is to walk away with the most valuable collection of paintings. Each of these are highly detailed works by Swedish artist Pernilla Lindgren. Her art is themed around creatures from the North, the Sea and the Unknown. Encounter everything from snails on mountains to polar bears in space. The artwork makes this one of the most gorgeous games from Sträckspelsfabriken.
Detailed design, easy to play with:
HIGHEST BIDDER REVIEWS
Don't just take my word for it:
"Highest Bidder is an intriguing game. It creates some entertaining and tense moments."
"Lot's of fun! If there's something I didn't like about the game... No, there really isn't!"
"Great game! Easy and fast to learn with high entertainment factor. Can only recommend it!"
– Player on TheGameCrafter.com
"Quick, fun, different game where things can change quickly. I really enjoyed the variability in play."
"I played this game at a party. The rules were easy and it's a perfect game to bring to events to lighten the mood."
– Player on TheGameCrafter.com
"Fun to look at, fun to play, easy to introduce to people."
THE HIGHEST BIDDER SERIES
A game for every occasion:
The Highest Bidder series of games has become known for its nail-biting decision-making and hilarious outcomes. The simplicity of the game makes it perfect for families while the strategic elements and social aspects make it a great addition to any party. Casual and hard-core card and board gamers alike will enjoy the complexity and depth. That's why you can get the game in a number of different themed versions, each with a few unique cards and rule tweaks.
Which one is your favorite?
Play Bid Cards from your hand to win point-scoring cards at the center of the table. Bids are placed face down and played cards cannot be changed — hilarious situations arise as players begin to reveal one card at a time around the table. Lots of laugh-out-loud moments guaranteed as cards interact in unexpected ways.
Art Auction is the most complete version of Highest Bidder. It includes all the cards of the base game along with separate "advanced cards", a second rule book introducing the new cards, and lots of room for customization. Pick and choose from all the available components to create the game that best fits your group of players.
Oh no, hungry sharks are lurking in the water and the adorable seals are frightened! In the cutest edition of Highest Bidder ever you must save the seals before it's too late. Stands out from the other editions as it includes no less than five Shark Cards that score negative points — avoid at all cost!
Celebrate Christmas with a hilarious, Christmas-themed card game that's suitable for the whole family. Christmas Spirit includes all the good stuff from the original Highest Bidder as well as the best of the advanced bonus cards from Highest Bidder: Art Auction. Watch out for the all-new Evil Elf!
Celebrate love with this super-cute edition of Highest Bidder. Bid using Kisses to score Hearts — the player with the most hearts wins! Includes all the cards from the original Highest Bidder plus a few advanced cards from Art Auction. Also includes the all-new Broken Heart, a card that moves between players as the game progresses.
As a porn movie director you're looking for the ultimate ensemble for your next project. Bid among a selection of 14 unique characters designed specifically for the game — 7 male, 7 female, aged 18-64 and from a wide range of national and ethnic backgrunds. Be the director to amass the most Star Quality to win the game.
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