The board game Planet of the Apes was designed by Richard Launius (Arkham Horror), and offers a twist on the co-op genre. In this game, the players are different parts of Colonel George Taylor’s psyche. They must work together as Taylor faces his ape adversaries, the dangerous environment of the apes’ planet, and the psychological horrors of his experiences there.
The game is designed for 1 to 4 players. MSRP is $59.99.
As an added incentive, the first printing of the game will include four plastic figures. These figures will not be included in later reprints.New ‘War for the POTA’ Trailer”), as well as comic book adaptations, including a crossover published by IDW Publishing that combined Planet of the Apes with Star Trek (see “‘Angry Birds Transformers’ and ‘Star Trek/POTA’”), collected as a GN in August, 2015.