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Tabletop Spotlight: Space Base from AEG

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May 2 2018
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Today we join up with Dragon’s Lair to take a look at the new space station building game, Space Base.

Space Base is a dice-rolling game with card buying and resource management mechanics set in a sci-fi setting.

When the dice are rolled on each player’s turn, they will have options in how to allocate them in their base. How they choose to allocate them will dictate which rewards they will gain. On each player’s base they can buy various ships which will grant the various resources, credits, income or victory points when dice are allocated to them.

Each time a player buys a ship, they can place it into one of the 12 sectors on their base. Each time the dice are rolled, players can choose to either use the sum of the dice or both dice individually to dictate which ships will produce for them on that turn.

If a new ship is placed where a ship is already docked, the docked ship flips over and is placed upside down on that sector, adding to the resources gained when that sector is activated. This allows some pretty crazy engine building for a lucky roller.

Once a player has accumulated 40 victory points, each player gets 1 final turn then the game ends. Whichever player has the most victory points wins!

via Alderac Entertainment Group

Space Base$39.99 – Available Now

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An intergalactic dice game of fleet management for 2-5 Space Base Commodores

As the commodore of a Space Base, your job is to draft new ships into your fleet to work and patrol the 12 sectors under your watch. Use cargo vessels, mining ships, and deploy carriers to earn profits and expand your influence. Only one Space Base commodore will be promoted to U.E.S. Admiral of the Fleet!

Space Base is a dice game where players draft ships into their Space Base. Every turn, no matter whose turn, players harvest rewards from their Space Base, whether those rewards are an increase in your baseline income, credits for the next turn, influence or some other powerful effect that will lead you to victory. Space Base has you involved and engaged on every player’s turn, from the first roll of the dice to the last!

  • Dice Game where players build their own chart of rewards
  • Fantastic Artwork by Chris Walton set in a hopeful and humorous world
  • Easily taught with rich depth of play
  • All players engaged on every turn and every roll of the dice!

Contents

  • 204 cards
  • 45 wooden cubes
  • 5 player boards
  • 1 rulebook
  • 2 dice
  • 2 – 5 Players
  • 60 Minutes
  • Ages 14+

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