EXCLUSIVE: There's a brand new Terminator board game on the way and interested players can jump in on the Kickstarter very soon. Titled Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance and based on Skydance’s feature film Terminator Genisys from director Alan Taylor, River Horse Games and Lynnvander Studios have teamed up and combined their extensive experience in publishing and game design to bring fans the ultimate Terminator board game, illustrated by award-winning artist Steve Argyle, best known for his work on Magic: The Gathering and Legend of the Five Rings.
Coming to Kickstarter on April 9, the game, set in 2029, will be a four-player cooperative adventure, where you play as the remaining forces of humanity battling against the near unstoppable forces of SkyNet. The game features loads of highly, detailed miniatures, including your favorite heroes and their robotic counterparts. With a variety of interlocking tiles that form the game board, as well as a series of missions that string together to create a major story-driven campaign, players will struggle to outsmart the most powerful artificial intelligence in history, all in a desperate scramble for survival.
Join Kyle Reese and John Connor fighting for the future of mankind. Players will do everything from rescuing prisoners to dealing with infiltrators, from gathering weapons and supplies to taking part in the final assault against SkyNet’s secret weapon, The Time Machine.
Criz Jamers of River Horse Games and project lead on Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance:
"With Lynnvander behind the mechanics and development combined with Steve's incredible talent in illustration, we're excited to create a unique and stand out product. From what we've seen so far, this game really feels like you're up against SkyNet in 2029."
Designer Thomas Gofton of Lynnvander Studios (Buffy the Vampire Slayer the Board Game and Dragon Ball Z: The Board Game Saga):
"We’ve been working on this game for months and this I.P. is a favorite for us at the studio. The team has focused on making this game as challenging as is it fun to play."
Artist Steve Argyle:
“The Terminator world has fascinated me since I was 12-years-old, and being a part of continuing its legacy is living a dream. The incredible team that has poured their enthusiasm and expertise into this game is inspiring. I'm so excited for the world to play it!"
Update: We have an exclusive image of the board game contents and pieces. Take a look!
Looking for another great co-op tabletop experience? Stay tuned for more details on Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance and share your thoughts in the comments!
Lynnvander Studios Inc. is a Canadian based company enhancing existing and developing new creative properties for clients worldwide. Founded in July of 2005 by Thomas M. Gofton, Lynnvander is responsible for the inception of several media initiatives in film and board game design. Lynnvander is responsible for projects including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Galaxy Quest, The Legacy Line, Cowboy Bebop: Board Game Boogie, Dragon Ball Z: The Board Game Saga, Star Trek Attack Wing: The Alliance System, Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance and many more. They are currently designing games for some of the most awesome IP's in the world, including Mega Man 2, Shadowrun, Reanimator, Red Sonja, Tarzan and Captain Canuck.
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