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Ghostbusters: Blackout is a fully cooperative board game developed by IDW Games and designed by Jon Cohn with art by Dan Schoening.

Plot

After a major power outage struck New York, the Ghostbusters must set out to capture all the ghosts escaping from their Containment Unit. With the whole city suffering from a blackout and onslaught of ghosts rampaging around, it's up to the Ghostbusters to quell the chaos and get those ghosts busted! Ghostbusters: Blackout is a cooperative board game for 2-4 players. In it, players roll dice and allocate them to move around the city, capture ghosts, and buy upgrades for their ghost-busting tech, all while trying to keep the city from collapsing from the ensuing chaos![3]

Base Game

  • Includes 20 Ghostbuster-themed custom dice
  • Upgrade thematic gear and cooperatively capture chaotic ghosts
  • Game design from Jon Cohn

Development

On February 5, 2019, Dan Schoening posted the front cover.[4]

On March 22, 2019, the June solicits revealed July 24 release date.[5]

On June 9, 2019, the game was on display at Ghostbusters Fan Fest.[6]

On September 26, 2019, Luis Antonio Delgado posted a photo of his free copy that just arrived.[7]

References

  1. Previews World product page 3/22/19
  2. Previews World 0/A product page 8/23/19
  3. Ghostbusters: Blackout Amazon pre-order page retrieved 1/29/19
  4. dannyschoening Tweet 2/5/19
  5. Bleeding Cool "Transformers/Ghostbusters Crossover in IDW Full June 2019 Solicits" 3/22/19
  6. Ghostbusters News Tweet 6/9/19
  7. Luis Delgado instagram 9/26/19

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