This summer will see a new and tweaked edition of the classic board game Galaxy Trucker arrive from Czech Games Edition. In the game, designed by Vlaada Chvátil, players race to build and then fly their rickety spacecraft before the ships completely fall apart. This edition features new artwork, revamped gameplay, a campaign, and more. Galaxy Trucker is for two to four players, ages 8+, plays in around 30 minutes, and will carry a lower MSRP of $29.95 when it hits stores.
About the game:
In this fast and goofy family game, 2 to 4 players begin by simultaneously rummaging through the common warehouse, frantically trying to grab the most useful component tiles for building their space ship—all in real-time.
Once the ships are launched, players will encounter dangerous situations, while vying for financial opportunities—each hoping to gain the most valuable cargo and finish with as much of their ship still intact as possible.
Of course, that’s easier said than done, since many hazards will comically send pieces of your ship, your cargo, and your crew hurling into the depths of space.
The goal is to have the most credits at the end of the game. Players earn credits by delivering goods, defeating pirates, having the best looking ship, and reaching their destination before the others.
So what’s new in the Galaxy Trucker relaunch?
- Amazing new art and enhancements – The relaunched edition of Galaxy Trucker features a full graphical overhaul, with charmingly re-designed art—as well as card balancing tweaks, more ship tiles, and nicer astronaut and alien tokens!
- A faster, more accessible experience – We’ve streamlined the core gameplay loop into one single flight, to deliver a faster moving game that’s easier for players of all ages to enjoy.
- More depth if you want it – For veteran players who want a longer experience, the “Transgalactic Trek “offers an epic three flight campaign to satiate your thirst for galactic long hauling.
- Smaller box and cheaper price.