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
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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