Walking Dead The Best Defense BoardgameThe Walking Dead Board Game: The Best Defense is a cooperative board game in which players take on the roles of Rick, Glenn, Daryl, Michonne, and other characters. The Survivors must defend four key locations from Walkers - the Farm, the Prison, the Town and the Highway - in order to stay alive. The game board is assembled at random for each game, providing for variability in the locations; a 25-card resource deck - containing either Equipment, Allies, Food or Ammunition - is placed at random on one of the locations. UPC: ...
The 21st century has seen a board game renaissance. At a time when streaming television finds millions of viewers, video games garner billions of dollars, and social media grows ever more intense, little has been written about the rising popularity of board games. And yet board games are one of our fastest growing hobbies, with sales increasing every year. Today's board games are more than just your average rainy-day mainstay. Once associated solely with geek subcultures, complex and strategic board games are increasingly dominating the playful media environment. The popularity of these complex board games mirrors the rise of more complex cult media products. InGame Play: Paratextuality in Contemporary Board Games, Paul Booth examines complex board games based on book, TV, and film franchises, includingDoctor Who, The Walking Dead, Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, The Hunger Games and the worlds of H.P. Lovecraft. How does a game represent a cult world? How can narratives cross media platforms? By investigating the relationship between these media products and their board game versions, Booth illustrates the connections between cult media, gameplay, and narrative in a digital media environment.
Put your survival skills to the test in the competitive, all-new The Walking Dead Don't Look Back Dice Game. Safe havens are short lived with danger lurking on both sides of the fences. Use weapons, special items, wits, and luck to find the escape route from each location before the Walker hordes close in. While you fight the dead, never forget that the living can be even more dangerous. Can you survive? Game contents include: 4 oversized character cards, 4 character pawns and bases, 24 double-sided Walker tokens, 24 search cards, 10 six-sided dice, game board, 4 location tiles, an Escape Route token, and a score pad. This game takes 15-45 minutes to play and is perfect for 1-4 players aged 15 and up.
From Megagigaomnicorp. Return to the world of Robert Kirkmans The Walking Dead in The Walking Dead: The Prison Board Game. In this stand-alone follow-up to the original best-selling 2011 game, players must work together to fight their way into the prison and secure a safe place to live, while also struggling against each other for leadership of the group of survivors. Based on the events of issues #13 24 of the comic series, play as Rick, Michonne, Glenn, Tyreese and other fan favorites as you explore dark rooms, kill zombies, rescue Followers, kill zombies, fight for resources and of course, kill zombies. Gain the most leadership points by the time the prison is secured and you take the leadership role and win. Can you survive. The Prison?