Unboxing: Fallout – A Post Nuclear Board Game
The first thing you see with any new board game is of course the box art, and in this case it’s classic Fallout. In this case, it’s from the most recent Fallout 4.
The back of the box generally shows you what you can expect when opening.
Open the box and everything is packed nicely (of course) and the first thing staring up at you is the instructions. These could have been made to look like some of the in-game publications that you pick up as you explore the wastelands, rather than the lackluster cover this has.
The instructions themselves are nice, bright and clear.
The counters and board tiles are all well printed on thick, well punched card stock. I’m going to keep these all flat and un-punched until I have painted the figures.
And the rest of the stuff, including cards, dice and figures.
The dice and counters are all nice and bright.
Two of the larger figures.
Three of the “human” sized figures.
Whilst the figures look nice from a distance, and do have a fair bit of detail, when you look closely, you notice that the detail is a bit lacking. Sure they look fine, and will be great for most board gamers, but for those of us who like to paint our figures and are used to tabletop quality, these will come as a bit of a letdown. Still awesome though.
And finally a flatlay of all the content. First impressions are pretty good. Exactly what I expected. I’m pretty excited about this game, but will have to read the rules and prep and paint the models before I have a play with it.