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This Justice League Board Game Sounds Rather Intriguing

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Being released by Abba Games, the tabletop combat game will see players either co-operate or compete as either the League or a roster of DC villains to complete tasks before going toe-to-toe with each other to decide the fate of the world... or at least the victor of the game.

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There aren’t many details out about the game’s mechanics yet, other than the fact that it’ll incorporate a video game-style “save point” system so you can break down longer play sessions. But it’s pretty cool to see a new tabletop take on the DC Universe, as it’s been quite a while since anything in the vein of Wizkidss DC Heroclix or the Dice Masters games.

Justice League: The Board Game will debut initially in Europe early next year—and seemingly like almost every other board game lately, the company plans to run a Kickstarter in advance of the release in the next few months to drum up support for the manufacturing of the game.

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[Abba Games via ScreenRant]

James is a News Editor at io9. He wants pictures. Pictures of Spider-Man!

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A save point system for a board game so you can break up really long games? That is intriguing. How do you make a game complex enough that you won’t get bored playing it for multiple hours but simple enough that it can be easily ‘saved’ for a later session?