1 – 6 Players, 45 – 90 Minutes playing time, Ages 14 and up. In Nova Lux, orphaned alien factions fight for survival at the end of the universe. Manufacturer: Dragon Egg Games. Categories: Adventure, Civilization, Economic, Exploration, Fighting, Negotiation, Science Fiction, and Space Exploration. Game Mechanics: Area Movement, Card Drafting, Layering, Map Reduction, Modular Board, Pieces as Map, Resources to Move, Set Collection, Solo / Solitaire Game, and Trading.
In Nova Lux you will take charge of a federation of orphaned alien species that have escaped dying star systems in the wake of a galactic apocalypse. The Universe is winding down. Entropy is increasing to maximum.
You will manage precious resources through trade, conflict, and exploration that will sustain biological life and power your Ark of Salvation, Hydrogen Converters, and Biosphere Engine all while building a star colony that can outlast the end of the universe and give it new light “Nova Lux.”
The universe is on the brink of extinction. It has been on this path since its inception where its primary function has always been to decay. The stars have burned into cosmic dust and scattered worthless energy throughout the vast black tapestry of space. There are only a handful of star systems left that are capable of supporting biological life.
You represent a federation of orphaned alien species that have escaped systems with collapsed stars aboard planetary Arks of Salvation. You must re-establish hope amidst the universal apocalypse. Provide for the basic needs of a civilization of orphaned beings adrift in a dying universe and establish your new synthetic self-contained ecosystem in a space colony that exists as a shell wrapped around one of the final remaining stars. you will harvest hydrogen from the collapsing stars around you to fuel your final journey through the cosmos to find a home amidst the chaos.
Your federation will need to establish and balance a life-perpetuating biosphere engine with botanical oxygen sources, water, life forms, and artifacts. Once you establish your colony, you will need to satisfy the desires of the leading factions of your federation to avoid systemic civil war and to ensure that unity endures after the last of the stars has collapsed.
|Dimensions||5.5 × 3.5 × 1 in|