After a month off, ’70s TV show board game Fridays are back! Yeah, I can see you’re psyched. This time: Battlestar Gallactica, 1978. This might be the coolest of all the games I own.
Object: Capture the Cylon Raider. The gameplay has some original thinking behind it and it’s pretty fun.
You can use the black holes to jump your ship through to another quadrant. Nice.
That’s the Cylon Raider there in the middle…
Hey Cylons, consider yourselves pwned!
No sign of dreamy Richard Hatch or Dirk Benedict from the original cast on the box. By the way, how did Lorne Greene manage to go from playing Ben Cartright on Bonanza to playing Commander Adama on BG? It’s a helluva long way from the ponderosa to intergalactic space.
“There are those who believe that life here began out there, far across the universe, with tribes of humans who may have been the forefathers of the Egyptians or the Toltecs or the Mayans. Some believe that there may be brothers of man who even now fight to survive… somewhere beyond the heavens.”