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Official ABDUCKTION Strategy Game Rules

ABDUCKTION is a quirky and light-hearted tabletop game where players compete to kidnap ducks using mind-bending logic and strategic maneuvering. Here are the rules:


The objective of ABDUCKTION is to kidnap as many ducks as possible within 15 minutes by strategically maneuvering a UFO and solving shape-finding puzzles.


  • UFO token representing the player's spacecraft.

  • Duck tokens representing the ducks to be abducted.

  • Shape-finding cards depicting various puzzles.

  • Timer to track the 15-minute gameplay session.

  • Instruction manual.


  1. Place the shape-finding cards face down in a draw pile.

  2. Scatter the duck tokens on the game board.

  3. Each player selects a UFO token and places it on the starting space.

  4. Designate a player to be the timer keeper and set the timer for 15 minutes.


  1. On their turn, a player:

    • Rolls the dice to determine their movement.

    • Moves their UFO token accordingly on the game board.

    • Attempts to abduct ducks by landing on their space.

    • Draws a shape-finding card and solves the puzzle within the time limit.

  2. Shape-finding puzzles may involve identifying and matching specific shapes or patterns.

  3. Successfully solving a puzzle allows the player to abduct additional ducks.

  4. Players must strategize their movements and prioritize which ducks to target based on their location and potential rewards.

  5. The game continues until the timer runs out or all ducks have been abducted.

  6. The player with the most abducted ducks at the end of the game is declared the winner.

Additional Rules

  • Time Pressure: The 15-minute time limit adds urgency and excitement to the gameplay, forcing players to think quickly and make strategic decisions.

  • Cooperative Mode: Players can work together to solve puzzles and abduct ducks, adding a cooperative element to the game.

  • Variants: Players can experiment with different variants or house rules to customize the gameplay experience.

Winning the Game

The player with the most abducted ducks at the end of the 15-minute gameplay session is declared the winner of ABDUCKTION.

ABDUCKTION offers a unique blend of light strategy, puzzle-solving, and whimsical theme as players embark on a frantic race to abduct ducks using their UFOs and shape-finding logic. Enjoy the quirky and entertaining experience of duck abduction in this fast-paced tabletop game!

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