September 6, 2019 Joe LeFavi

Dune board game review: Is Dune the Second Coming?

“Gale Force 9’s reprint of Dune is the most significant, most important release of a board game product since Fantasy Flight Games respectfully republished that other EON/Future Pastimes title, Cosmic Encounter. To call these two watershed designs “seminal” is a massive understatement, as the concepts and mechanisms explored in them are as foundational to hobby gaming as Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, and Warhammer. It is a timeless classic that remains among the best examples of interlacing gameplay with settings, characters, and themes. And as a tabletop adaptation of a complex novel it is stunningly successful in capturing Herbert’s ideas as much as the Dune world.”

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