Mayfair Games Announces Star Trek: Five-Year Mission

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Mayfair Games announces a new game by designer David E. Whitcher, Star Trek: Five-Year Mission.  A cooperative game for 3-7 players, Star Trek: Five-Year Mission creates a scenario in which players assume the role of the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise for a…you guessed it…five-year mission.

As the crew of the Enterprise, players can choose whether to “engage” with either the Enterprise NCC-1701 or the next generation NCC 1701-D.  Players must overcome multiple obstacles throughout their mission that threaten to destroy the ship.  Cooperating as a crew to solve these threats will result in scoring points for your crew and winning the game.

Every great starship crew is made up of individuals with very different, specialized abilities, and it is no different in Star Trek: Five-Year Mission.  Each player will use their crew member’s special abilities cooperatively with the rest of the crew and their abilities to overcome each dangerous alert situation.

The game box will contain:

  • 1 Enterprise mat (double-sided)
  • 7 Crew mats (double-sided)
  • 3 Decks of alert cards (24 Blue, 24 Yellow, 24 Red)
  • 35 Six-sided dice (14 red, 14 blue, 7 yellow)
  • 1 sand timer
  • 1 damage marker

Star Trek: Five-Year Mission is for 3-7 players ages 10 and up and plays in 30-45 minutes.  The game is scheduled for release later in 2015.