The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – The Board Game launches on Kickstarter

River Horse has launched its latest Kickstarter for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – The Board Game. In this strategic game, two to four players vie for control of the 14 districts in Panem.  Each district has a special ability, depending on who controls the district.  The rebellion only has six turns to bring eight of the districts into uprising and win the game.  The Capital begins with the upper hand, controlling all the districts at the beginning of the game.  They can quell uprising with their Peacekeeper forces, but there are not enough Peacekeepers to quells uprisings everywhere.  Players can play mission cards to change how the district can be won.  Players can commit leader characters with special abilities to further tilt the odds for control over a district.

The game comes with a collection of miniatures to represent the resistance fighters and peacekeepers as well as hovercrafts.  The leader characters are larger 28mm miniatures representing Katniss Everdeen and President Snow, but the Kickstarter stretch goals include leader characters for other personalities from the Hunger Games novels: Gale Hawthorne, Peeta Mellark, and Haymitch Abernathy.  The Kickstarter campaign runs through 21 October with an expected delivery of November 2019.  See the Kickstarter campaign for more details.

 

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