Dreaming of Galaxies…and Battles

Hasbro is going to release a new version of their Battleship game line titled Battleship: Galaxies. My oldest little geek loves to play Battleship with me and this game looks like the next best thing. Miniature spaceships? Battles in space? Pew-pew lasers? Yes, please!

With a release date in June 7th, 2011, you can expect this game to be on a number of gift lists for Father’s Day. Me, included. You get to design your own game and strategy, which is a lot like “milk and cookies” for me. To put it another way, I’ll eat it up, ask for seconds, and be fat and happy. There is so much geek skill potential in this game it makes my head spin in a giddy fashion that is decidedly child-like.

Sound interesting? Decide for yourself based on what little information is currently available. Here is an official document (PDF) from Wizards of the Coast (i.e. Hasbro) about the game. It is more than enough for me buy a ticket to board the hype train.

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Editor in Chief, Owner/Operator, Board Game Fanatic, Father of Three, and Nice Guy, Cyrus has always enjoyed board, card, miniature, role playing, and video games, but didn't get back into the hobby seriously until early 2000. Once he did, however, he was hooked. He now plays board games with anyone and everyone he can, but enjoys playing with his children the most. Video games continue to be of real interest, but not as much as dice and little miniatures. As he carefully navigates the ins and outs of parenting, he does his very best to bestow what wisdom he has and help nurture his children's young minds. It is his hope and ambition to raise three strong, honorable men who will one day go on to do great things and buy their Mom and Dad a lobster dinner. Cyrus goes by the handle fathergeek on Board Game Geek. You can also check him out on CyrusKirby.com. Yes, he has a URL that is his name. His ego knows no bounds, apparently....

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