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One False Step for Mankind
 
Store:  Strategy Games
Series:  One False Step
Theme:  Science Fiction, Humorous
Format:  Board Games

One False Step for Mankind


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Ages Play Time Players
12+ 180-240 minutes 3-6

Designer(s): James Ernest, James Ernest

Manufacturer(s): Cheapass Games

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Product Description

California: 1849. Where the mayors of stupidly rich Gold Rush towns can squander the resources of their citizens on pretty much whatever they want.

This month, it's a race to the Moon. Will it work? Probably not. The real goal is to earn enough votes to become governor. But it seems the best way to impress your constituents is by doing something grotesquely stupid and dangerous, like blasting them into space. It's one false step for mankind, one giant leap for you.

One False Step for Mankind is a board game about Gold Rush towns with vast resources and only one thing to spend them on: shooting a rocket to the Moon. This is a complex game, taking upwards of three hours to play, but we thoroughly enjoy it and we think you will too. It's also the first Cheapass boxed game to contain full-color cards and boards!

In One False Step, you take the role of a city mayor, controlling one or more towns on a random Old West board. You must manage your gold mines, farms, and cities, trying to earn political influence by building and firing off Moon rockets. Successful Moon shots earn you points, and the first player to earn 30 points wins the game.

Product Information

Contents:

  • 8 board sections
  • 33 city cards
  • 18 rocket system cards
  • 3 know-how cards
  • 6 days-of-the-week cards

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