Nauvoo Games will release a cooperative sci-fi board game based on Bandon Sanderson’s bestselling YA novel series The Reckoners
Sanderson’s dark superhero trilogy: Steelheart, Firefight, and Calamity, take place in dystopia where, 10 years ago, a strange object appeared near Earth and exploded, granting a random set of ordinary humans super powers. Distressingly, these “Epics” all turned evil and have taken over the world. The Reckoners are a group of ordinary humans who hunt and assassinate the Epics. In the game, the Reckoners are trying to take out Steelheart, the evil overlord of Chicago (now called Newcago).
Players take the role of various members of the Reckoners team (David, Megan, Abraham, Prof, Cody, Tia), who simultaneously roll dice and decide what actions to take, while working cooperatively toward the goal of defeating Steelheart.
The box includes 6 reckoners miniatures, a Steelheart miniature, 25 enforcement miniatures, 24 special dice, 18 white dice, Reckoners resource tray & board, 7 city districts boards, 5 Steelheart adjustment boards, Steelheart power board, Steelheart tray, Steelheart research board, Steelheart health board, 6 player trays & boards, 25 epic cards, 6 player ability cards, 29 equipment cards, 6 player aid cards, 88 barricades, 12 epic action tracks, Steelheart movement die, 5 resource markers, 9 epic research markers, 9 epic health markers, 20 plan tokens, sniper token, and a rules booklet. The game is for 1 – 6 players, ages 14 and up, and plays in 75 minutes. MSRP is $100.00.