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Intergalactic Mystery Games

Clue: Star Wars Edition Merges Two Beloved Franchises

— November 20, 2016 — Life-Stages
While you might think that the new Clue: Star Wars Edition board game might have beloved characters trying to figure out who killed who, it's actually more in line with the storyline of the science fiction franchise.

In the board game, players must try to figure out which planet is going to be targeted next by Darth Vader using the Death Star, where the plans for the space station are hidden and which escape pod will lead to safety. Players of Clue: Star Wars Edition work their way through a miniature scale model of the Death Star to figure out the mystery with the original character roster including Luke, Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO all making an appearance.
Trend Themes
1. Science Fiction-themed Board Games - Opportunity to create unique board games that merge popular franchises with traditional board games.
2. Interactive Experiences - Innovative opportunity to create immersive experiences that go beyond traditional board games.
3. Gamification of Popular Franchises - Opportunity to merge beloved characters and storylines into gamified experiences outside of the traditional media format.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming Industry - Opportunity to expand board game offerings for existing and new audiences.
2. Entertainment Industry - Opportunity to explore new ways of merging popular franchises for fan engagement.
3. Technology Industry - Opportunity to integrate technology like augmented reality in board game experiences for an augmented reality experience.
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