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Unboxing: Forbidden Stars

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Jun 17 2015
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BoLS opens up the new board game from Fantasy Flight Games – Forbidden Stars! Galactic Conquest in the 40k Universe? YES PLEASE!

Here is our Video Unboxing if you want a closer look at the plastic miniatures:

Forbidden Stars $99.95


Forbidden Stars puts you in command of massive armies battling to claim the Herakon Cluster at any cost. In every game, you and your opponents build up your forces, expand your strategic options, and clash on the field of glorious battle. You’ll deliver orders to your troops on a strategic level and command your armies through tense tactical battles as you fight to claim your objectives. The first player to capture his objective tokens is the victor, but your opponents will undoubtedly defend them against you. You’ll need all your strategic skill to outwit and outmaneuver your opponents and claim the Herakon Cluster!





Forbidden Stars challenges you and up to three other players to take command of a mighty fighting force: the Ultramarines chapter of Space Marines, the Eldar of Craftworld Iyanden, the Evil Sunz Ork clan, or the World Eaters Warband of the Chaos Space Marines. Each faction offers unique armies and play styles, but your goal remains the same – to claim the key objectives selected for your faction. These objective tokens are scattered throughout the Herakon Cluster, but your opponents are sure to defend your objectives against you. You’ll need to build massive armies and command them in unending war to best your enemies and claim your objectives. The fight for the Herakon Cluster is brutal and bloody, and you will either stride triumphant over the bodies of your fallen foes, or they will do the same to you.



Each faction in Forbidden Stars features units and Combat cards unique to that race, meaning that each faction brings its own flavour to your battles for the Herakon Cluster. You may corrupt countless planets, raising up new warriors to fight alongside the World Eaters and devoting your strength to the Chaos Powers. As the Evil Sunz Orks, you can use the mayhem of battle to your advantage and harness your massive reinforcements to fight longer and harder than almost any other army.


The riches of the Herakon Cluster are yours for the taking, but other armies are already marching to seize their own planets. Take command of your faction’s greatest warriors, and lead your armies to glory and victory in Forbidden Stars!

If you want to check out a copy of the rules click here!

We got to play a game of Forbidden Stars here at the BoLS HQ and we had a blast! Stay Tuned for a full review – AdamHarry, OUT!

Author: Adam Harrison
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