Episode 29: Cosmic Encounter by Eon Productions

No, it’s not a Spielberg movie. It’s the board game sensation of the 1970s adventure gaming industry, Cosmic Encounter by Eon Productions. A simple yet innovative system lets each of the alien races a player chooses change powers and goals to ensure no two games are the same. Your Fab Four totally normal humans from Earth review the game, how it’s aged, and what inspiration 21st century gamers can find in its mechanics. Nanoo-nanoo!

No humans were harmed in the making of this podcast, despite all of us being humans. Totally.

Links mentioned in this show:

Cosmic Encounter on Fantasy Flight Games

Cosmic Encounter on Wikipedia

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