This is another prize listed in the 40 YEARS OF ALIEN SWEEPSTAKES, released in 2014 by Upper Deck who are also responsible for the Alien Movie Trading Cards (except for the Alien 3 cards released in 1994 by Star Pics Inc, thanks Mitch Mitchell for the info). The game was designed by Ben Cichoski and Daniel Mandel and is based on Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection.
Legendary Encounters requires players to cooperate in order to survive by taking on the roles of Ripley, Dallas, Bishop and Corporal Hicks. Each player takes a turn in recruiting cards for their deck in order to improve their deck and defeat the Xenomorph.
There can be up to 5 players per game which roughly take around 90 minutes to 2 hours to play.
The Legendary® Encounters: Alien™ Conversion Kit allows users to play Legendary® Encounters Alien™ and Legendary® Encounters Predator™ together.
Own the first ever Alien Deck Building Game! Use Legendary® moves from battling Super Villains to battling chest-bursting, face-hugging, acid-for-blood-having Aliens. This game features some of Alien’s greatest protagonists, including Ripley, Dallas, Bishop and Private Hicks, as they go to battle against some of the most terrifying creatures in the universe. Players must work with each other to defeat the terrifying Xenomorps! Each core set comes with 500+ playable cards featuring all original art. Also included is a Legendary Encounters Alien game mat to help organize the playing field.
Product Breakdown:Upper Deck Store
> 500+ total Original Art Card Set
> Full Color Game Board (mat)
> Full Color Rule Book
> Card inserts for easy organization
> Customize your card organization with removable foam inserts