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‘The Dark Crystal’ Board Game Goes on Sale Thursday 2/1 at 9am EST at ThinkGeek!

Our friends at ThinkGeek are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate fans’ imaginations and fuel their geek core. They carefully cultivate their product choices, searching for beloved properties.

Like Jim Henson’s fantastical story of The Dark Crystal.

Many years ago, the mysterious Dark Crystal was damaged and an age of chaos began, led by the evil race of grotesque birdlike lizards, the Skeksis, who rule with an iron claw. Meanwhile the Gelfling orphan Jen, raised in solitude by a race of peace-loving creatures called the Mystics, embarks on a quest with fellow Gelfling orphan Kira, to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal and restore balance to the universe.

Will Jen and Kira manage to find the Shard and heal the Dark Crystal? Find out in this fun family board game for 2 to 4 players based on the classic The Dark Crystal movie by Jim Henson.

Contents:

  • 4 highly collectable figurine renditions of the main characters: 2 Gelflings – Jen and Kira (with Fizzgig!), 2 Skeksis – skekSil the Chamberlain and skekUng the Garthim-Master
  • Rules booklet – 24 pages
  • 2′ × 2′ game board – lavishly illustrated with inspiring new artwork featuring all the legendary places from the movie, including Aughra’s Observatory, the Valley of the Stones and the Crystal Castle
  • 25 World cards, 9 Mystic cards, 7 Skeksis cards and 15 Minion cards
  • Over 20 game tokens
  • 6 polyhedral dice (D4, D6, D8, D10, D12, D20).
  • 4 character sheets and 4 Special Ability cards
  • Cardboard stand-ups and bases: 4 Garthim, 1 Slave Podlings, 1 Gourmand Skeksis and 1 Slave-Master Skeksis
  • Orrery turn track (top and bottom, with plastic connector)

 

The Dark Crystal Board Game goes on sale tomorrow
at 9:00 AM at ThinkGeek.com and retails $49.99

 

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