Samurai Jack: Back to the Past Tabletop Experience Available Now

In one of the coolest moments in animation this past year was the surprise comeback of Samurai Jack. Long-time fans were absolutely stoked to see the hilarious cartoon once more and see familiar faces one last time. For those that love the series and want to take their fandom pride even further, this tabletop game is the one for you.

Samurai Jack: Back to the Past is a co-op experience for up to 5 players and begins shortly after the beginning of season 5. According to our friends over at ThinkGeek, “Help Samurai Jack get back… back to the past in this board game for up to five players. The story picks up at the start of the fifth season (the 2017 [adult swim] one). You assume the guise of one of Jack’s friends, Ahi, The Scotsman, Monkey Man, Sir Rothchild, or Max, to help Jack stay sane AND get back to the past to ensure Aku never exists. The play lasts three rounds, and the player with the most honor wins.”

 

So what does this lovely gaming experience have to offer players? Quite a bit, actually:

  • Samurai Jack Back to the Past Board Game
  • Officially-licensed Samurai Jack merchandise
  • For 2-5 players
  • Ages 13+
  • Play time: 45-60 minutes
  • Mechanic: Card drafting, cooperative play, set collection, simultaneous action selection
  • Includes:
    • Game board
    • 15 Location tiles
    • 7 painted vinyl figures (Ashi, Scotsman, Sir Rothchild, Monkey Man, Max, Jack, and Aku)
    • 48 Support cards (Trait, Ally, and Weapon)
    • 40 Movement cards
    • 9 Villain / Aku cards
    • 5 Character cards
    • 71 Honor Point tokens
    • 1 Jack token
    • 4 Encounter tokens

Samurai Jack: Back to the Past is available now and “extra thicc” for $34.99. Interested in scooping up one for yourself? You can pick up your own edition right here! For more awesome gear from the good folks over at ThinkGeek:

Matt Ruppert615 Posts

Navy Veteran with a penchant for the FPS genre, Chewy has all aspects of the gaming community covered. Don't expect to see him on a console any time soon, however - though he has experience in all platforms, the PC Master Race has a firm hold on him.

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