Briefest Write-Ups in history continue!!

OK folks… it’s another frantic time in my life… things have maintained a frenetic pace… I have not finished building my time machine… and well… poetic ramblings? Literary prose? Is there enough time, darn it?!?

Sadly.. not just yet. But someday…


Basic Info 😬

Lost Ruins of Arnak needs no introduction. I absolutely LOVE this game! And for reasons best understood by the forces of the universe, I seem to be pretty darn good at it! Hahaha. Is this true for most games? No… no… it is not.

But I don’t just love this one because I’ve one a few times… hehe. Really!

Oh heck.. I’m biased… but everyone who has played it loves it too. Believe them! 😅

Well.. that wraps it up. We all know this game.. we all love this game… and here it is. One of the only games I have listed that I didn’t;t pick up through Kickstarter or Gamefound. I was just so flummoxed by the crazy prices when this was out of print that I figured establishing an Upstart repository might not be a bad idea… Low prices… great games.

You know the routine.

Again… sooo sorry, everyone! I’ll get back in the swing at some point… argh! 🏴‍☠️

Ages: 12+
Players: 1 – 4
Play Time: 30 – 120 minutes
SKU: Czech Games Edition 001
At the time of this listing (MAY 2023)…selling
everywhere for the same price! 😉
Our Price: $39.00
Link to BGG:

18 in stock


Lost Ruins of ArnakLost Ruins of Arnak!!

Can you get this game almost anywhere right now? Yes.

Will I still have copies at this price when it sells out everywhere again? Yes. ❤️😉

On an uninhabited island in uncharted seas, explorers have found traces of a great civilization. Now you will lead an expedition to explore the island, find lost artifacts, and face fearsome guardians, all in a quest to learn the island’s secrets.

Lost Ruins of Arnak combines deck-building and worker placement in a game of exploration, resource management, and discovery. In addition to traditional deck-builder effects, cards can also be used to place workers, and new worker actions become available as players explore the island. Some of these actions require resources instead of workers, so building a solid resource base will be essential. You are limited to only one action per turn, so make your choice carefully… what action will benefit you most now? And what can you afford to do later… assuming someone else doesn’t take the action first!?

Decks are small, and randomness in the game is heavily mitigated by the wealth of tactical decisions offered on the game board. With a variety of worker actions, artifacts, and equipment cards, the set-up for each game will be unique, encouraging players to explore new strategies to meet the challenge.

Discover the Lost Ruins of Arnak!

—description from the publisher

Additional information
Weight 8.1 lbs
Dimensions 16 × 12 × 4 in

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