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Avatars for The Isle of Cats

5th June 2019 5

The Isle of Cats is now on BoardGameGeek.

To celebrate, I’d like to share with you some avatars which you are welcome to use.


The Blue Hissnipper


The Teruvian


The Starry Vandermil


The Oshax


The Orange Mhoxxite


The Crystal Garmin

Frank West

Frank West is a gamer and designer based in Bristol, UK. He published his first board game, The City of Kings, in 2018 and now works on other games and organising events in the local area. His goal? To design and publish games focusing on immersive themes, fun mechanics and beautiful components. If you have any questions or would just like a chat, feel free to get in touch at any time!


  • Rolinda Collinson

    29th November 2022 at 3:58 am

    Hello Frank,
    I just want to say that I Love, Love, Love this game! From the mechanics to the artwork to the variety of cards that affect the play. I have a question. When I first read the rules and played, under rooms it says that the rooms are identified by the icons and we began playing counting unfinished icon rooms for the minus 5 points, then reading again several months later, it reads that the large middle space is also a room #5, but has no icon. I have shared my love of this game with many people and I know of 4 that have since purchased it. I have submitted to GM the game at WBC -World Boardgaming Championships next summer 2023. I want to make sure we play it as intended. It is VERY hard to fill your entire boat. The scoring example just happens to have all of the area labeled #5 (which is not even named) covered, so that doesn’t help with my question.


    • Frank West

      29th November 2022 at 9:19 am

      Hi Rolinda, I’m very happy to hear you’ve been enjoying the game so much!

      I can confirm every single square on your boat is part of a room, and the “no icon” room is its own room.

      It is indeed very hard to fill the entire boat and it’s unlikely you will achieve this. Much of the game is about deciding the optimal way to get the most points, and part of that choosing which areas to leave empty.

      I hope this helps!


      • Rolinda Collinson

        2nd December 2022 at 1:59 am

        Yes! It is most definitely the biggest strategy in the game, deciding which to sacrifice and which will get you more points scored in the long run.
        Thank you for the clarification!


  • Alberta Seale

    30th January 2024 at 7:21 pm

    I would like to get some replacement parts and more score sheet. Please


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