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A Labyrinth Board Game Will Test How Well You Know Your Way Around Goblin City

When you win, you have to say “You have no power over me.” (Image: Jim Henson Company)
When you win, you have to say “You have no power over me.” (Image: Jim Henson Company)

The Labyrinth sequel may never materialize, and a reboot’s future is uncertain after the untimely death of the orb-juggling Jareth (all hail the Goblin King). But as you pick out the right crotch-gripping pants to celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary this summer, the Jim Henson Company is releasing a board game to keep the dance magic dance alive.


According to ToyNews, the official Labyrinth board game will be on shelves later this year. Although details are slim so far, I assume the game involves surmounting dangers untold and hardships unnumbered to reach the center of the labyrinth:

Developed by River Horse, the game features the likeness of the film’s main characters in a series of five crafted miniatures including Bowie’s Goblin King, Jareth, Connelly’s Sarah, Hoggle, Ludo and Didymus atop his loyal steed, Ambrosias.


Wait, no baby Toby? Or maybe the goal is that you have to find baby Toby. In that case, check Portland.


Alissa is the former urbanism editor at Gizmodo.

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How is this not a gameboard that gets assembled randomly each time you play?