Samurai Jack board game coming from Project Raygun and Adult Swim partnership

March 14, 2018 - 6:03am
USAopoly Inc. have teamed up with Adult Swim and Project Raygun to release the first board game based on the Samurai Jack license. Samurai Jack: Back to the Past is set to release in the summer of 2018. The game is based on an action-adventure animated show which is on the Adult Swim channel with a time travel premise in which a samurai is sent to a dystopian future to fight a shape-shifting demon.

Accompany Samurai Jack on his quest to vanquish the Shape-shifting Master of Darkness, Aku.  As beloved companions from Jack’s adventures, players strive to gain the most Honor by helping him gather Allies, Weapons, and Traits. [source]

Samurai Jack: Back to the Past will be based on the fifth, and final, instalment of the series where the title character's mission is to return to the era before the reign of the evil demon, Aku. Jack's friends accompany him to various locations from the series to defeat villains and finish with the most Honor. Andrew Wolf (co-designer of the Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle) is the designer and the game will feature custom, painted, vinyl sculptures for Jack, Aku, Ahi, The Scotsman, Monkey Man, Sir Rothchild, and Max. Game play will be for 2-5 players, aged 13+ and will only be for sale in the USA.
Antoine Fortuin

Bitten by a common house spider, Antoine emerged with the uncanny ability to buy more games than he had time to play. While living in the hills of Tennessee, USA, he tries to balance software development, family, and his multiple, competing hobbies. He hopes to someday discover a pocket dimension in which to store his games