Jim Henson's Labyrinth: The Board Game

Jim Hensons Labyrinth: The Board Game

Jim Henson‘s Labyrinth: The Board Game is officially releasing this Summer 2016 based on the Labyrinth (1986) movie. River Horse created a partnership with The Jim Henson Company, full details on what this includes is listed in full details below.

  • 5 highly collectible figurine renditions of the main characters
  • 2? x 2? game board lavishly illustrated with inspiring new artwork featuring all the legendary places from the movie, including the Oubliette, the Bog of Eternal Stench, the Goblin City and Jareth’s Castle.
  • 32 Labyrinth cards
  • Over 30 game tokens
  • 6 polyhedral dice (D4, D6, D8, D10, D12, D20)
  • 6 reference cards
  • 4 character sheets, 4 Ability cards & 4 Weakness cards
  • 4 card stand-ups: Humongous, Goblin Infantry, Goblin Cavalry & Goblin Artillery
  • Goblin Clock & Clock hand
  • Rules Booklet

This is the maze that players must navigate every time they wish to save Sarah’s baby brother. Each game is different with the blank card spaces being filled with the magical encounters and monsters that are depicted on the deck of cards that comes with the game, this ensures a great deal of replayability and unpredictability in the game, giving the Labyrinth its signature feel.

The game consists of two distinct stages, one where the group must adventure through the labyrinth trying to find the goblin city whilst keeping their willpower as high as possible (nobody wants to fall into the oubliette!), and a second action-packed stage where the players must fight their way into Jareth’s castle where Sarah must say the magical words that will release her brother.

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Labyrinth (1986)

Synopsis: A 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.
Cast: Frank Oz, Kerry Shale, Warwick Davis, Enn Reitel, Danny John-Jules, Kenny Baker, John Bluthal, Peter Marinker, Jennifer Connelly, Robert Beatty, Percy Edwards, Richard Jones, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Louise Gold, Toby Philpott, Peter Burroughs, Malcolm Dixon, Jack Purvis, Mildred Shay, Sean Barrett, Toby Froud, Douglas Blackwell, Alistair Fullarton, Paul Grant, Nicholas Read, Shelley Thompson, Rollin Krewson, Derek Hartley, Peter Salmon
Directors: Jim Henson
Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Musical
Year: 1986
Runtime: 101
Nominations: 3
Writers: Dennis Lee, Jim Henson, Terry Jones
Producers: Martin G. Baker, David Lazer, George Lucas, Eric Rattray
Musicians: Trevor Jones
Editors: John Grover

Source: official Facebook page

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