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Game: Volcano Escape


About This Game

Volcano Escape is an ESL board game that tasks your students with escaping a dangerous island before its volcano erupts! The problem...there's room on the escape boat for only one team. The first team to reach the win space escapes the island and wins!

Volcano Escape

  • How the Game Works

    • Ask a question to a team or to all of the teams.

    • The team that answers the question rolls the die.

    • Move that team's player token the number of spaces shown on the die.

    • If the player token stops on a Bumper Arrow, move that token accordingly.

    • The first team to help all of their player tokens to the end space, wins!

    • Select the win button then and choose the team that won and you will be taken to a victory screen.


    Game Mode(s)

    Team play suitable for 2-6 teams/players.


    System Requirements

    A computer running Windows. This game will not run on an apple IOS.


    Extra Features and Options

    Bumper Arrows: If a team lands on a bumper arrow, they should follow this arrow, either taking a short cut or getting sent back. These arrows are optional. There are a variety of different layouts for the arrows and can be disabled completely. They also can be set to randomize each turn.


    Die Options: You can set the minimum number rolled by the die to 5. You can set the maximum number rolled to 8. For a shorter game, set it to a high number and for a longer game set it to a low number.


    How Many Tokens Required to Win: Before starting the game, you can select how many of a team's token must reach the win space in order for that team to win. For a normal game, simply select the default '1'. For more complicated and longer games you can select a higher number. This rule is completely optional.


    No installation needed: Simply unzip the game and run the included exe file to play! You can even run this game straight from a USB drive.


    Question Prompts: There are four question prompts that you can use when playing this game.  You can change between these at will.  The game download includes directions on how to prepare prompts 2-4.


    • No prompt: Simply ask a question to your students without a prompt in the game.  Ask any question you like.  Using this mode takes no preperation before starting the game.

    • Text Question Prompt: Prepare text questions and answers in advance using the included text document file.  This prompt will display your prepared questions when playing.

    • Picture Prompt: This prompt displays pictures that you've prepared in advance.

    • Keyword Prompt:  This prompt displays a set of keywords that you've prepared in advance.

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