Even today, the colonization of the Pacific Islands by the Polynesians remains a great mystery — and yet it is aboard their hand-crafted boats that the Polynesians colonized the greater part of the islands over several thousand kilometers.
In Blue Lagoon, each player manages a group of settlers that spread out on the islands of this new archipelago to discover its wealth and build villages. In more detail, this is a set-collection game with an area-control mechanism. Each player manages a group of settlers that spread out on the islands of a newly-discovered archipelago, discovering its wealth and building villages as they explore. Points are awarded for collecting resources and colonizing the islands. Smart placement and anticipation are needed to win.