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The rules for Gears of War (TM): The Board Game are now available
Gears of War: The Board Game | Published 01 August 2011

Humanity’s golden age came to a sudden and violent end on Emergence Day. Within 24 hours, a quarter of all human life on Sera was wiped out, and billions more were lost in the conflict that followed – an unending war that has reduced the planet’s surface to a smoking ruin. Now, one final desperate stand is all that remains to prevent the total annihilation of the human race. Gather your team. You are humanity’s last hope.

The release of Gears of War™: The Board Game is fast approaching! Our series of detailed previews has revealed an overview of play, the wide range of player options, and the clever AI responses of the Locust horde. Today, we’re pleased to present the rules (pdf, 11.4 MB) for Gears of War: The Board Game, now available on our support page.

Looking for more?

Follow the link above to download the rules today, then place your pre-order through your favorite retailer and be ready for Emergence Day. Looking for more? Check out our detailed video overview, and join us at Gen Con 2011, where demos of Gears of War: The Board Game will be running all weekend!

Gears of War: The Board Game, designed by Corey Konieczka, is based on the wildly popular third-person shooter by Epic Games. One to four players take on the roles of COG soldiers cooperating to destroy the Locust horde, and must work together to complete missions against an ingeniously challenging and varied game system.

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Urlock Gaur
Published: 8/8/2011 10:36:11 AM

Bought mine at Gencon.  Rules are really good.  Gameplay is fairly quick with very little lag.  Very difficult though.

Published: 8/4/2011 12:11:00 PM

@Time 2 Roll


LOL! I have some friends that do the exact same thing!

Time 2 Roll
Published: 8/4/2011 6:29:55 AM



Come play with my game group. There are guys there that naturally simulate lag without even trying.

Published: 8/2/2011 9:30:23 AM

Curious how they are going to simulate lag.

Published: 8/1/2011 4:41:46 PM

I was hoping for the chest high walls.

Published: 8/1/2011 3:38:18 PM

 Does it come with sound effects like in the video game?

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