Local reviewer Luke Plunkett has just written a rather glowing review for Fantasy Flight Games’ newest board game: Doom. Based on the infamous video game series, the new game puts a fast paced twist on the existing foundations set out by Descent and Imperial Assault.
“…Doom has made a few tweaks to the formula, though, which both bring it closer to the video game in design and make it so fun to play. For one, and taking this directly from the 2016 video game, if you get an enemy below a certain health threshold, they’re “staggered”, meaning you can walk up to them and instantly execute them for a small health boost.
More importantly, though, is the way players—especially the Marines—make their moves…”