A cooperative game with good humour and a sci-fi theme.
Ranked 70th on Board Game Geek.
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Pro Varying difficulty
Various options can be selected to alter the difficulty level of the game.
Space Alert is a cooperative based game, something that is not always the case for board games and can be a refreshing change.
Pro Each game is unique
The combination of several CD tracks along with variant card combos and action options ensures that no two games will be the same.
Pro Ranked highly on board game geek
With an average score of 7.6 out of 10 and a rank of 70, Space Alert is positively a positively reviewed board game.
Pro No analysis paralysis
Turn speed is dictated by the CD, avoiding some players procrastinating on their turns / keeping the gameplay flowing.
Pro Fast gameplay
Around 30 minutes per game.
Pro Simple rules
The rules of the game are simple, where the player must take 12 turns in 10 minutes while listening to a soundtrack that explains all incoming threats.
Pro 1 - 5 players
Can be played as a single player game, or with up to 4 friends, dividing roles accordingly.
Pro Good humour
While slightly morbid the humor contained in the game is amusing.
Pro Sci-Fi theme
Space Alert has a sci-fi theme to it, so for those that are into more of a science fiction game, Space Alert could fit that bill.
Con Requires CD player with speakers
Space Alert is only playable with the included audio CD or downloadable MP3's, without them the game is impossible to play.