Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar


Designer, Rulebooks


Funko Games

Welcome to Isla Nublar, where you and other scientists, dreamers, and schemers will build an attraction like no other. Take on the roles from some of your favorite characters from the franchise including John Hammond, Simon Masrani, Dr. Henry Wu, Dr. Ian Malcolm, and many more.

Together, you and your gaming crew will transform Isla Nublar into an astonishing paradise where awe-struck visitors encounter creatures never before seen by human eyes. Decide where to build park facilities, dinosaur enclosures, and guest attractions. Throughout your adventure, you will play through 12 thrilling adventures in which you’ll customize an entirely unique game board and breed new dinosaurs. Your team’s fateful choices will have a lasting impact, creating your own Isla Nublar story.

The art direction takes heavy inspiration from old Hawaiian tourist maps and pulp comics. We wanted the game to appear as if it had been printed a long time ago and just discovered by players today.

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar game front of box
Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar game back of box


Below are images and graphics which contain spoilers for some aspects of the game. No scratch-off areas are revealed but the spoilers include:

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar round card front and back

Round Cards

Each adventure consist of 5 rounds. Each round will either have a round card, dinosaur danger, or attraction card to be revealed at the beginning of each round. These serve as key storytelling points of the game and help reveal the story of Isla Nublar and the journey you are taking.

Item Cards

Through-out the adventures, players will unlock Vehicle (green), Supply (red), Gear (blue), and Event (pink) item cards. Each will help players complete objectives, heal, or control parts of the game. During some adventures, players will retrieve special cards like the Helipad or the Discovery cards to play in the end area.

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar sector card front and back

Sector Cards

Sector cards serve as the weather forecast, tells how many items may be collected when searching, as well as reveal what dinosaurs will do after all characters perform their actions. These are replaced each round and only sectors containing containers are revealed.

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar dinosaur card front and back

Dinosaur Cards

There are twelve dinosaur card in this game each representing a unique dinosaur from the Jurassic Park / Jurassic World movies and other shows. We decided to illustrate each like old monster movie posters.

Dinosaur Danger Cards

As well as dinosaur cards, each dinosaur comes with a Dinosaur Danger card. Each adventure you will randomly select one or more of these cards to appear during the rounds. 

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar attraction card front and back

Attraction Cards

As Jurassic World comes to life in your game, these Attraction cards combined with the Dinosaur Danger cards will give you more challenges to complete and help make your park the the most fun for your guest.

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar John Hammond character card front and back

Character Cards

There are 21 characters available to play as you go through the adventures. As you scratch off abilities these character will gain additional abilities. In later games you can use the Legacy side of the character to help you achieve your objectives.

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar park employee card front and back

Employee Cards

As your park grows park employees will join your cast of characters to help keep things running. Training them in different buildings gives the players advantages as long as you can afford it.

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar player reference card front and back

Reference Cards

These guides are a helpful reminder for players. One side shows which actions characters may do on their turn and what those action do. On the flip side is a summary of how the dinosaurs move and the priority for choosing which prey each carnivores want to hunt.

Research Folio

During the prologue and after each adventure the players will be directed to the research folio. During the prologue, the success of the previous adventure will impact future adventures in many ways. This could look like providing additional budget to help improve the park, unlocking new abilities for characters, or even revealing new exciting dinosaurs players will immediately add to their park!

Stickers & Tokens

At the start of the game and with each new adventure, new tokens and stickers will be introduced to the game. These will have a permanent impact on the game. Below are a few of the sheets which are in the game.

Editorial Grid System

Round Cards

Below you will find a few of my favorite round cards from throughout the whole 12 adventure game. Each adventure will come with 1-4 depending on the adventure. These help push the narrative of the game along while still having players make decisions and sculpt their own unique game.

Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar tutorial adventure gameplay