In 'Rat Queens: The Board Game'
Posted by William Niebling on February 26, 2021 @ 2:53 pm CT
In Rat Queens: The Board Game, players act as the characters from the comic, Hannah, Violet, Dee, and Betty, as they confront boss battles using a combination of cards and dice. Along the way, they must also balance the relationships between the characters and their chaotic actions.
The fully cooperative deck building style game is intended for 1 to 4 players, and plays in less than an hour. It was designed by Erica Hayes-Bouyouris (Steven Universe Miniatures Game, Bosk) and Sen-Foong Lim (Kingdom Rush, Legend of Korra).
Deep Water Games plans to raise funding for the production of Rat Queens: The Board Game through a Kickstarter campaign this summer. Details about the game including release date and MSRP have not been announced.
The Rat Queens comic ranked in at 203 on Diamond’s Top 500 as recently as last October (see “Diamond’s Top 500 Comics--October 2020”).
Rat Queens: The Board Game reverses the path taken by Deep Water’s Claim, which inspired a comic book of its own last year (see “‘Claim’ Goes from Game to Comic”).
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