An important announcement.

Dear valued customers,

We know that many of you have been trying to buy Code Monkey Island from our Amazon page, and are deeply sorry for the confusion and frustration you've experienced in not being able to find it available for sale.

Three months ago, our storage facility was flooded, and over 70% of our inventory was destroyed. Our remaining stock, held in Amazon's warehouses, has now officially sold out. We are working closely with our insurance company and manufacturing partners to get Code Monkey Island available for sale again as soon as possible, and are projecting to be back in stock by April 2018.

We know that this causes a wrinkle in many of your holiday gift ideas, and are truly sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. In an effort to keep your business, and to partially make up for this incident, we would like to offer you a 15% discount once Code Monkey Island is available for sale again.

To join the waitlist for Code Monkey Island and receive 15% off your copy when it is available for sale, please click on the button below to join the list.

On behalf of the entire Code Monkey Island team, thank you for your support, patience, and understanding.

- Raj

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How do I move monkeys out of the start circle?

Your first monkey always starts on the first tile outside of your start circle, but you should try to have as many monkeys out and about as possible!

You can move your other two monkeys out of the start circle at any time as well! On your turn, use one of the moves you earn from your Guide cards to move a monkey out of the circle. Then, use the rest of the moves to move that monkey forward.

Are the ranges on Guide cards inclusive?

Some Guide cards might say something like, "move between 3 and 8 spaces". For these cards, the range is inclusive, which means that you can move 3 or 8 spaces if you want!

What happens if a monkey lands on an occupied Quicksand tile?

Let's say we have two monkeys: Monkey A, and Monkey B.

When Monkey A lands on a Quicksand tile occupied by Monkey B, Monkey A gets stuck in that Quicksand tile, and Monkey B is knocked backwards to the nearest unoccupied Quicksand tile.

Where can I see gameplay of Code Monkey Island?

Here's a great video showing how to play Code Monkey Island, courtesy of our friends at

*Note: in the video, it's stated that when a monkey lands on a Boost in a Bottle tile, the boost can be used at any other Boost in a Bottle tile. This is incorrect! The boost that's earned can only be redeemed at the Boost in a Bottle tile that was originally landed upon.

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