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Battlestar Galactica

How can the human race survive when you don't know who is actually human?


Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game is an exciting game of mistrust, intrigue, and the struggle for survival. Based on the epic and widely-acclaimed Sci Fi Channel series, Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game puts players in the role of one of ten of their favorite characters from the show. Each playable character has their own abilities and weaknesses, and must all work together in order for humanity to have any hope of survival. However, one or more players in every game secretly side with the Cylons. Players must attempt to expose the traitor while fuel shortages, food contaminations, and political unrest threatens to tear the fleet apart.

After the Cylon attack on the Colonies, the battered remnants of the human race are on the run, constantly searching for the next signpost on the road to Earth. They face the threat of Cylon attack from without, and treachery and crisis from within. Humanity must work together if they are to have any hope of survival…but how can they, when any of them may, in fact, be a Cylon agent?

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Time to play: # of players: Recommended Age:
Clock indicating 60 minutes or more 3 to 6 players recommended Recommended for ages 14 and up
120 to 180 minutes 3 to 6 14+
Complexity: Player Dynamic: Skill:
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3.25 / 5 Semi-cooperative, Team-Based Teamwork, Deduction


Battlestar Galactica Additional Resources

Suggested Use:

Community Building

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Please refer to the books and articles listed on the Board Game: Home page for general readings regarding board game play and psychology.

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