Greetings, cosmic travelers!
The time has come once again to turn our gazes heavenward, as we scour the skies for signs of the interstellar life due to arrive in
, our upcoming expansion set for
To date, we have heard the pathetic groveling of the
, and been subjected to the cold, calculating stare of the insidious
. Each is a challenge in their own right, and will demand that you keep your mind sharp whenever you cross paths with either of them.
Today, however, it is time to reveal the Locust – a new threat that has been sighted traveling swiftly towards us, consuming all in their path!
Locust has the power to Devour worlds. Here's some background about these insatiable consumers:
The Locusts recently swarmed out of their home system in a vast cloud of ships, searching for uninhabited planets that they could break down and consume to meet the ever-growing energy needs of their people. Needless to say, the other aliens are keeping a nervous eye on these destructive gluttons.
Take note of the phrase "uninhabited planets" for it exposes exactly what is at risk when you're pitted against the Locust.
At the start of any regroup phase, if the Locust happens to be the only player on a foreign colony, they must use their power to devour the entire planet! The planet is henceforth removed from the game and also counts as one foreign colony towards victory for the Locust player.
As I'm sure your head is still reeling from that description, just let it sink in as you read the Locust alien sheet for yourself:
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is a classic board game for three to five players where fate and destiny collide against the unpredictable nature of the cosmos. With innumerable combinations of alien powers, and exceptional wheeling and dealing between players, this fan favorite game of galactic conquest is brimming with outlandish twists as players race to be the first to establish enough colonies to win.