Hasbro has been one of the most successful toy and game manufacturers for decades, and the company has created a number of games that turned into household names over the years. Risk is one of the company’s oldest and continually most popular games as it let players battle against each other for world conquest and domination. A variety of versions of the classic game have been released as tie-ins for various movies and television shows. The newest entry to the series is The Walking Dead Risk Board Game and is based on the wildly successful TV show about a plucky group struggling to survive a zombie apocalypse.
The classic Risk game featured a map of the entire world and let players fight each other for control of the whole thing. The Walking Dead version maintains the same principle but carries over into the universe of the show. It features most, if not all, of the show’s most recognizable landmarks, such as the CDC, the city of Atlanta, Hershel’s farm, the highway, and more. All the mainstay characters are included, and players will be able to fight amongst themselves for control while fending off the oncoming hordes of rampaging zombies. In addition to maintaining the classic game playing style, the game also adds a new deck of Supply Cards that add new layers of strategy.
Who is The Walking Dead Risk Board Game For?
Fans of the show and the classic game will love the Walking Dead version!
For players 14 years and older.
Things We Like About The Walking Dead Risk Board Game
The companies Diamond and Alliance have created themed editions of Risk before, all of which have been hugely popular. This version promises to continue that streak and give new and old players an incredibly fun and involved game play experience. The fact that the Walking Dead Risk Board Game maintains the classic game play feel while updating it to a modern day, zombie-themed experience is great.
Things We Did Not Like About The Walking Dead Risk Board Game
At $49.99, the game is not cheap. All Risk games are complex, highly involved, and time consuming which may be prohibitive to some more casual fans of board games.
The game will retails for $49.99, although you may find it discounted on some sites.
The game carries a warranty that protects against any defective game pieces.
Is The Walking Dead Risk Board Game Worth the Money?
While $49.99 seems like a lot, the Walking Dead Risk Board Game is not a small game, by any means. The board is huge, and it includes a number of game pieces, cards, and other devices. With that in mind, the price is fair.
Where Can I Buy The Walking Dead Risk Board game?
The game will be available online at retailers such as Amazon and offline at all major department and toy retailers like Toys R Us and Walmart.
Final Thoughts About The Walking Dead Risk Board Game
The game was released during 2013 and has garnered excellent reviews from fans of the classic Risk game and the Walking Dead show.