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Frostpunk is getting a board game

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Cool news (or perhaps extremely cold news) from Guerrilla Collective's show (opens in new tab) today: the excellent snowy survival sim Frostpunk is getting the board game treatment. Jakub Wiśniewski, co-writer of This War of Mine: The Board Game, made the announcement, which you can see above.

It's exiting to hear Frostpunk's grim and morality-straining survival sim is making the translation to a table-top game. I mean, you can just close your eyes and picture it laid out on the table before you—your desperate, growing town huddling around the looming central generator in the center. The world and lore seem like the perfect fit for a board game.

The Kickstarter for Frostpunk: The Board Game is planned for this fall. Try to stay warm and hopeful in the meantime, and find out more here (opens in new tab).

Chris started playing PC games in the 1980s, started writing about them in the early 2000s, and (finally) started getting paid to write about them in the late 2000s. Following a few years as a regular freelancer, PC Gamer hired him in 2014, probably so he'd stop emailing them asking for more work. Chris has a love-hate relationship with survival games and an unhealthy fascination with the inner lives of NPCs. He's also a fan of offbeat simulation games, mods, and ignoring storylines in RPGs so he can make up his own.