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Are you ready to play “Attack of the Mutants”?
Let me introduce you to a hidden gem of board games from the past: "Attack of the Mutants." Published by Yaquinto Publications, known for their other notable games like the impressive "The Ironclads" in 1979 and even a board game based on the popular TV show "Dallas."
Now, "Attack of the Mutants" had a slightly different flavor, evoking the nostalgic vibes of 1950s B-movies. The game presents players with a unique choice: take on the role of either the mutants or the heroes, all vying for control over a university. The concept alone drew me in, and when my friend managed to get his hands on a copy by sending away for the Yaquinto catalog, we dove into countless gaming sessions that summer.
One of the aspects that made "Attack of the Mutants" highly enjoyable was its captivating theme. The game perfectly captured the atmosphere of those classic sci-fi movies, making each playthrough an exciting and immersive experience. However, what truly added to the game's replayability was the randomness of the wall pieces. Every game brought about a unique configuration, adding an element of surprise and strategic planning to each session.
If you're now intrigued and eager to add this game to your own collection, I must admit that tracking down a copy might require a bit of effort. As I recently began my own search, I've come across a few copies available online, albeit at varying prices. It seems that the availability of this game might be a bit limited, considering its age and relative obscurity.
Nonetheless, I remain hopeful. If I can find a used copy where all the pieces are accounted for, I plan to seize the opportunity and make the purchase. The chance to relive those thrilling battles between mutants and heroes, and create new memories with friends and family, is simply too enticing to pass up.
So, if you're a fan of classic board games and have a penchant for nostalgic sci-fi themes, I encourage you to join me in the hunt for "Attack of the Mutants." Together, we can uncover this hidden treasure and bring it back to our gaming tables, ready to embark on thrilling adventures in the world of mutants and heroes.