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Ghostbusters: The Board Game II First Look

Cryptozoic Entertainment along with Ghost Corps and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have announced the August 23 release of Ghostbusters: The Board Game II. Following up on the acclaimed first game, this massive standalone expansion has 1-4 players taking on the roles of the Ghostbusters as they investigate the Mood Slime that has flooded New York City.

We open up and take a quick look at the Kickstarter Limited Edition version of the game.

You can pre-order your copy of the retail version of the game now!

 

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Ghostbusters: The Board Game II is Out August 23

Ghostbusters: The Board Game IICryptozoic Entertainment along with Ghost Corps and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have announced the August 23 release of Ghostbusters: The Board Game II. Following up on the acclaimed first game, this massive standalone expansion has 1-4 players taking on the roles of the Ghostbusters as they investigate the Mood Slime that has flooded New York City, causing earthquakes and riots in an attempt to bring Vigo back. Inspired by the Ghostbusters movies, comics, and toylines, the game has players taking on the Scoleri brothers, riding the Statue of Liberty, and battling through Vigo’s Ghost army. It features highly detailed miniature figures based on original designs by Dan Schoening and an original story by Erik Burnham, both veterans of IDW’s Ghostbusters comic book series.

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II Louis Tully Plazm PhenomenonIn addition, two expansions for the game will be available September 20. Louis Tully Plazm Phenomenon: Expansion Pack adds Louis Tully, the Ghostbusters’ bumbling accountant and lawyer, and four new Scenarios to the game, as well as Entities like Titanic Ghosts, the Theatre Ghost, and the Giga-Plazm. Slimer Sea Fright: Expansion Pack makes Slimer part of the team as the Ghostbusters take on the fearsome skeleton crew led by the Ghost pirate Captain Jack Higgins in four new Scenarios.

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II is an episodic board game in which players battle paranormal Entities, seal Gates that leak Ghosts, investigate giant pockets of negatively-charged Slime, and use Ghostbusting Equipment, as they try to save the world yet again. Equipment Cards offer an array of powerful Weapons, devious Traps, magical Tomes, and helpful Utilities that can be used to win. Each Ghostbuster has Actions that can be used during a player’s turn to fight Entities, move, drive the Ecto-1a, deposit Ghosts into the Spirit World, place Extracted Plazms into the Ecto-1a’s Ecto-Tank, switch between different types of packs, and remove Slime from Ghostbusters.

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II Slimer Sea FrightEach Scenario takes place in various locations in an apocalyptic New York City built from map tiles and plagued by mind-altering Mood Slime, menacing Ghosts, and unrelenting Plazms. Campaign Mode links multiple Scenarios for a deeper, story-driven experience.

Cooperation is a key part of the game: Teamwork, planning, and resourcefulness are needed since players win or lose as a team.

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II will be available at retailers nationwide August 23 for a suggested retail price of $90. The two expansions—Louis Tully Plazm Phenomenon: Expansion Pack and Slimer Sea Fright: Expansion Pack—will be available September 20 for a suggested retail price of $30 apiece.

Product Details:

  • Number of Players: 1-4
  • Ages: 15+
  • Playtime: 60 minutes per Campaign
  • Contents Summary:
    • 55 Custom Plastic Mini Figures
    • 32 Snap-on Bases
    • 12 Double-Sided Map Tiles
    • 6 Dice
    • 90+ Tokens
    • 4 Oversized Character Cards
    • 28 Equipment Cards
    • 12 Event Cards
    • 17 Entity Cards
    • Ghostbusters Operations & Field Manual

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II Out Now on Kickstarter

Ghostbusters the Board Game IICryptozoic Entertainment has launched the Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II.

This new campaign, on Kickstarter today, is crafted with fans in mind and includes the following contents in the base game: 54 Miniatures including 4 Courtroom Ghostbusters, 4 Slime Blower Ghostbusters, The Scoleri Brothers, and Vigo the Carpathian plus 12 double-sided map tiles, custom dice and tokens; some of which can be used for advanced gameplay variants. Two expansions starring Louis Tully and Slimer as playable characters are also available for backers starting today.

Ghostbusters: The Board Game II features an original story by IDW ComicsGhostbusters writer Erik Burnham in which Vigo and his minions return to the city, causing rioting and earthquakes to break out all over The Big Apple! Comic book artist Dan Schoening also returns with his signature Ghostbusters style. Ghostbusters: The Board Game II’s cooperative gameplay and modular design allow for highly customizable scenarios and nearly endless re-playability. This stand-alone expansion lets players hop in the Ecto-1a for a quick half hour session, or strap on their Proton Packs for a full-fledged ghostbusting campaign, making it the perfect game for board game veterans and beginners alike.

Numerous stretch goals have already been unlocked just in the first day, and you can expect much more to come.

Ghostbusters: The Board Game Gets a Sequel

Ghostbusters the Board Game IICyrptozoic Entertainment and Sony have announced that Ghostbusters: The Board Game will be getting a sequel appropriately titled, Ghostbusters: The Board Game II. This new game will launch via a Kickstarter campaign in April.

The second game in the series ups the ante with lots of new game elements, including Slime Blower Pack Ghostbusters, Ooze entities that can split apart and join back together, allies, new equipment like Ecto Goggles and Portal Destabilizers, and much more!

The game features an original story by Ghostbusters comics writer Erik Burnham that has the Ghostbusters investigating mood slime that has flooded the city, creating earthquakes and riots in another attempt to bring Vigo and his minions back. In line with the story, the map tiles in the game depict buildings destroyed by earthquakes and fires, as well as collapsed streets that expose sewers infested with slime, tunnels with derailed subway cars, and ghost trains. The impressive new figures are based on designs by Ghostbusters comic book artist Dan Schoening.

The first Ghostbusters: The Board Game Kickstarter launched February 2015 and went on to raise over $1.5 million from 8,396 backers.