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Moon Troopers

Mine resources, fight aliens, and conquer a moon in this exploration tower defense PVP strategy game

Mine resources, fight aliens, win territory, and conquer an alien moon!

You are a Moon Trooper commander, sent by your space faction to mine resources on an unexplored moon in the depths of space.

Players control squads of moon troopers who move across map spaces, revealing them, fighting back aliens, and terraforming the land for resources.

Compete with other players for control of territory and engage combat with trooper squads and turret defense battles. Each game plays out differently with a randomized game map.

Three possible victory conditions encourage variable strategies:

  1. Explore - win by controlling 15 map spaces
  2. Battle - win by defeating an enemy player in battle
  3. Terraform - win by collecting 50 resources through mining


Pieces for each faction: Trooper (12) – Attack, defend, and capture territory Mine (3) – Gain resources for the player every turn Turret (3) – Auto attacks approaching enemies

4 Space Faction Cards 49 Map Cards (Alien, Danger, Resource, Loot) 54 Trooper Cards (Action, Mission, Reaction) 12 Technology Cards 108 Tokens 8 six-sided dice




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Average Rating 3 reviews
Publish Date August 01, 2014
Edition Third
Department Board Games
Genre Sci-Fi
Theme Mining
Setting Alien World
Audience Hardcore Gamer
Primary Mechanic Strategy
If You Like Risk
More Info Moon Troopers web site

Why buy this?

  • Play as a unique Space Faction with 3 ways to win
  • Mine resources, fight aliens, conquer a moon!
  • Over 70 game pieces, and more than 100 cards

Grumpy Gnome Games

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  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.
  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.


See It In Action

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Own It Played It Fun Priced Well High Replay Value Well Written Rules Nice Artwork


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