Category: Board Games

Salvation Road: A Post Apocalyptic Delight

Over the past couple months I have put down the video game controller and have picked up another really cool hobby, board games. It started with the game Pandemic, which I’ll talk about in a later post, but the whirlwind of new games I have picked up lead me to one of current favorites, Salvation Road. Check out my unboxing below: Salvation Road is a post apocalyptic looting/survival gaming where the only objective is to fill your truck with supplies in hopes of making your way to Salvation. In your way are hordes of marauders who are swarming your compound as you are trying to load up you truck, as well as bad guys at various locations wounding you as you search for fuel, ammo, meds and food. What drew me to the game first of all was the artwork. Every bit of detail from the game board, which looks like someone was scribbling all over an end of the world style map, to the location cars that are Polaroid photos you place on the map. Even the art on the game pieces are particularly well done. This was the first game in my collection that I had to punch out pieces. I felt this process to be a very calm and zen moment. Something about punching out each little piece of the game I’m about to play really increased the anticipation to play. There are even custom dice for this game that deal out damage to your player, but...