Under Falling Skies

2019 · 1 Players · 20-40 Minutes
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Under Falling Skies board game
Under Falling Skies board game

Under Falling Skies is a free Print & Play game designed for the 2019 9-Card Nanogame P&P Design Contest on BGG.

STORY

Hostile alien mother ship is quickly approaching Earth. Mankind has been forced to seek shelter in underground bases to hide from a constant bombardment of the surface. As a leader of one of those bases, you have to develop a weapon able to destroy the alien for good while also expanding your base and dealing with enemy fighters.


GAMEPLAY

The game uses an innovative dice placement mechanism combined with enemy movement.

The cards form a track with an alien mother ship accompanied with an army of smaller ships on the top and an underground base at the bottom.

Each round, you place dice on various rooms in your base, but when you do, you move all enemy ships in the corresponding column, therefore you must carefully consider where to place each die. While higher numbers mean better room effects, they also move enemy faster. There can be only one die in each column so you are restricting yourself with every placement.

Fortunately, thanks to the room effects, you can shoot down enemy ships or deploy robots to increase your workforce, but don't forget to work on the research as well and watch your energy supply.

The game gets more and more tense as the mother ship descends at the end of each round.

Will you be able to reach the end of the research track before your base suffers too much damage or the mother ship gets into the Earth atmosphere?

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Details

Year Published2019
Number of Players 1
Playtime 20-40 Minutes
Minimum Age 8
Mechanics Dice Rolling, Modular Board, Worker Placement
Categories Print & Play
Learning Complexity N/A[Vote]
Strategy Complexity N/A[Vote]
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