Space Alert is a cooperative game where the team must survive a mission of just 10 minutes, played in real-time. Players become crew members of a small spaceship scanning dangerous sectors of galaxy where the only mission task is to protect the ship.
On 2 CDs (or Scenario cards if you don't have a CD player available) are 10 minute soundtracks that represent central computer announcements about the presence of various threats. These vary from space battleships and interceptors to different interstellar monsters and abominations, asteroids or even intruders and malfunctions on the spaceship. Players have to agree who will take care of which task and coordinate their actions (moving around the ship, firing weapons, distributing energy, using battlebots to deal with intruders, launching guided missiles etc.) in real time to defend the ship. Only a well-working team can survive 10 minutes and make the jump back to safety.
Space Alert offers several difficulty levels, huge variability and a unique
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Contents: 1 Spacehip Board, 10 Action boards, 7 Trajectory boards, 1 Mission Steps board, 10 plastic figures, 55+ blocks in 6 colours, 4 cylinders, 90 Action cards, 6 Heroic Actions cards, 55 Threat cards, 16 Scenario cards, 18 damage tiles, 26 internal threat tokens, 16 numbered tokens, 2 CD with 16 soundtracks, 1 ship's log, 1 rule book, 1 handbook