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Classic Board Game ‘Dune’ to Return August 24th from Gale Force Nine

Dune (Gale Force Nine)The decades long wait for a reprint of the 1979 Avalon Hill classic Dune is nearly over. This Summer Gale Force Nine will release a revamped edition of the board game based on the legendary Frank Herbert science fiction novel. The game will place players in the roles of the power brokers vying for control of the planet Arrakis and it’s vital Spice. Dune is for two to six players, ages 12+, plays in two to three hours, and will carry an MSRP of $50.00 when it arrives August 24th.

From GF9:

Imagine you can control the forces of a noble family, guild, or religious order on a barren planet which is the only source for the most valuable substance in the known universe.

Imagine you can rewrite the script for one of the most famous science fiction books of all time. Welcome to the acclaimed 40-year-old board game which allows you to recreate the incredible world of Frank Herbert’s DUNE.

In DUNE you will become the leader of one of six great factions. Each wishes to control the most valuable resource in the universe – melange, the mysterious spice only found at great cost on the planet DUNE. As Duke Leto Atreides says “All fades before melange. A handful of spice will buy a home on Tupile. It cannot be manufactured, it must be mined on Arrakis. It is unique and it has true geriatric properties.” And without melange space travel would be impossible. Only by ingesting the addictive drug can the Guild Steersman continue to experience visions of the future, enabling them to plot a safe path through hyperspace.

Who will control DUNE? Become one of the characters and their forces from the book and …You decide!

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