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Escape the Dark Sector Expansions Up On Kickstarter

Out in deepest space. On an impounded ship. You and your fellow crewmates look like you're in a tough spot. How will you get out of this one? That's up to you to decide in Escape the Dark Sector, an adventure board game for 1-4 players. Themeborne is looking to greatly expand the game with new expansion packs. They've also got a new reprint of the original that you can pick up if you missed out before.

From the article:

Welcome to Themeborne’s fourth Kickstarter campaign: Expand the Universe!

Whether you're a returning backer or just discovering the Escape the Dark™ series for the first time, this campaign is for you.

If you already own a copy of Escape the Dark Sector you can skip ahead to the What's New? section below, and don't forget to check the Add-ons section too.

Newcomers, a warm welcome to the community of Escape the Dark players. Allow us to run you through the story so far...

The second game in the Escape the Dark series, Escape the Dark Sector is a simple, sci-fi adventure game for 1 to 4 players with a focus on atmosphere, storytelling and player cooperation. It takes just a few minutes to set up, lasts around 45 minutes, and each mission is randomly generated so no two games are ever the same.

Playing as the beleaguered crew of an impounded starship, players find themselves confined to the detention block of a vast space station. Using a variety of advanced gear and weaponry, they will embark on a desperate mission to find their ship and blast their way home.

Along the way, the crew will have to overcome a variety of dangers, traps, and terrors. From cyborg guards and faulty replicators to killer alien organisms, with each challenge represented by a large, lavishly illustrated chapter card.

As these immersive chapter cards are revealed one by one, the game takes on the form of a shared storybook experience, with the players making decisions about what to do each chapter before using a combination of tactical dice combat and timely use of item cards to complete them.

The goal of the game is to recover your starship by completing every chapter in the mission deck and defeating the final boss. To win, you must keep each member of the crew alive - if any player is killed the game ends immediately.

The campaign's around 5x funded with 15 days left to go.

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