Mission: Red Planet

A steampunk game of planetary exploration

This fun game from Bruno Faidutti and Bruno Cathala shares some of the DNA of the former’s classic Citadels, but adds complexity with a bit of area control as well. The second edition by Fantasy Flight Games hits just the right visual note with light-hearted steampunk visual stylings and little plastic astronauts. There’s a two player variant shoehorned into the rules, but the game is definitely better with more players; and it doesn’t overstay its welcome as the game is limited to ten rounds. A well made, enjoyable little game.

Update Log

Date Version Changelog
Jun 2017 1.2 Added VP values to resources on reference
Aug 2016 1.1 Added some Production phase icons in the text and fixed some headings
Aug 2016 1 Original release

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