Space Invaders as a Board Game


Space Invaders was the first game I owned on the Game Boy. My dad had played it when he was young and wanted me to have it. It’s simple and addicting; I’m not sure how many hours I spent shooting UFOs and chasing high scores but it was a lot. Space Invaders Dice is the first game by Turn One Gaming Supplies, though not the first game by designer Daryl Andrews. It aims to capture the fun of high scores and pew-pews in a svelte roll-and-write package, and for the most part succeeds… More at Geek & Sundry.

An unusual idea, but the more I look at it the more I can see myself playing it.

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