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The Captain is Dead

Postby Casinha » Mon May 15, 2017 5:18 pm

http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2017/05/new-board-game-the-captain-is-dead-is-all-about-surviving-a-sci-fi-horror-scenario/

Anyone seen this before? Kept an eye on it since its kickstarter? It looks pretty cool, kinda reminds me of Faster Than Light. Mulling over getting it if it's any good.
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Re: The Captain is Dead

Postby Cait Sidhe » Mon May 15, 2017 6:56 pm

Not a fan of the art style but the game looks interesting. Definitely shades of FTL via Star Trek with the character types and language.
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Re: The Captain is Dead

Postby blackfly » Mon May 15, 2017 9:54 pm

Haven't played it but its reasonably priced the big river.

Unlike Cait, I kinda like the wacked out art :)

Might look for a playthrough to get an idea if it looks appealing to me, as I'm about full up on 'good enough' games, and really only want to add one to the library if I think its going to be a hit for a while.
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Re: The Captain is Dead

Postby countersunk81 » Tue May 16, 2017 10:18 am

Yeah, I really like the art personally!
And likewise not desperate for more games but looks interesting!
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Re: The Captain is Dead

Postby TwoGunBob » Tue May 16, 2017 5:25 pm

I'm not a board game graphic designer but as a potential consumer the board is hideous. It looks cramped and the colors don't seem attuned to convey information at all. Be a hard sell for me as the game itself would have to be really elegant and fun to offset that design choice.
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