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2013
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Best with 3 players
Recommended with 1, 2, 3, 4 players
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13 and up
Playing Time
120 minutes
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12 and up
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Extensive use of text - massive conversion needed to be playable
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Primary Name
Firefly: The Game
Alternate Names
Firefly: Das Spiel
Firefly: El Juego
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Players begin with a ship, and travel from planet to planet, hiring crew, purchasing ship upgrades, and picking up cargo to deliver (jobs) all in the form of cards. Some crew and cargo are illegal, and can be confiscated if your ship is boarded by an alliance vessel. Travelling from planet to planet requires turning over "full burn" cards, one for each space moved. Most do nothing, but you can also encounter an Alliance ship, have a breakdown, or even run into Reavers. Completing jobs gets you cash. First player to complete the story goals wins.

Game description from the publisher:

In Firefly: The Game – based on the popular Firefly television series created by Joss Whedon – players captain their own Firefly-class transport ship, traveling the 'Verse with a handpicked crew of fighters, mechanics and other travelers. As a captain desperate for work, players are compelled to take on any job — so long as it pays. Double-dealing employers, heavy-handed Alliance patrols, and marauding Reavers are all in a day's work for a ship's captain at the edge of the 'Verse. Firefly: The Game is a high-end thematic tabletop boardgame from Gale Force Nine (GF9) and the first in a series of tabletop hobby board games and miniatures games from GF9 set in the Firefly Universe.

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Microbadges:

mb Firefly: The Game Fan (Letter)
mb Firefly: The Game Fan (Thrillin' Heroics Score)
mb Firefly: The Game Fan (Disgruntled Token)

Components:

  • 5 Supply Decks - 25 Cards Each
  • 5 Contact Decks - 25 Cards Each
  • 2 Nav Decks - 40 Cards Each
  • Misbehave Deck - 40 Cards
  • 11 Set Up Cards
  • 4 Ship Cards
  • Currency - 150 Bills
  • 6 Story Cards
  • 2 Dice
  • 167 Tokens
  • 4 Firefly models
  • 1 Alliance Cruiser Model
  • 1 Reaver Cutter Model
  • 1 Game Board
  • 1 Rule Book

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Firefly: El Juego
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Spanish first edition
Publisher: Devir
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Year: 2015
Product Code: BGFLY
Size: 15.75 x 10.63 x 2.95 inches
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Release Date: Jan 24, 2015
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Publisher: Heidelberger Spieleverlag
Artist: Charles Woods
Year: 2014
Product Code: HE559
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Release Date: Oct 2014
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German deluxe edition
Publisher: Heidelberger Spieleverlag
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Year: 2014
Product Code: HE559
Size: 15.75 x 10.24 x 3.15 inches
5.29 pounds
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English first edition (U.S.)
Publisher: Battlefront Miniatures Ltd, Gale Force Nine, LLC
Artist: Charles Woods
Year: 2013
Product Code: GF9FIRE001
Size: 10.50 x 10.50 x 3.00 inches
4.80 pounds
English
Release Date: Oct 10, 2013
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English first edition (UK)
Publisher: Battlefront Miniatures Ltd, Gale Force Nine, LLC
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Year: 2013
Size: 15.50 x 10.50 x 3.00 inches
5.25 pounds
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6 Lego Deck holder
I thought I would include some other versions that are just as usable as the one I built. ----- When I first got this great game I started looking for ways to optimize my playing space. My thoughts were that a decks footprint could be minimized by having its discard pile above (for shops and contacts) and below (for Navigation and Misbehave) The building material I happened to have a ton of, was my childhood Lego sets. It turns out that 8 buttons of Lego will perfectly fits a deck long ways (Sorry, not sleeved). I played with it a bit, then thought I would get smart and model it in SketchUp first. The attached 3d model shows the design I came up with that was both optimal and strong. There are some bricks, highlighted red, which could be removed to save pieces (Lego aren’t...
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2015-07-28
6 Templates for User-Created Job Cards for Firefly: The Game
This template accomodates almost every aspect of the standard job card for Firefly: The Game. Exceptions are jobs for Mr. Universe, Piracy jobs, and those related to the Kalidasa expansion coming later this year. Version 1: This is a Photoshop file format. Once opened, you should easily be able to look through the various layers listed, and make visible the ones you need, and make those invisible that are unneeded. Version 2: Added backwards compatibility. Added png sheet of various game components. You will need to download the font "Cyberpunk is Not Dead" for the job titles.
English
2015-07-23
6 Shortest Distance Between Planets
An MS Excel2013 spreadsheet that has the shortest distances between all the planets (base + Blue Sun). 1 Protected Sheet, 1 Modifiable Sheet, a Frequency analysis of the distances, and a Lookup sheet. There are 3/4 sheets have a macro that highlights the row and column of the selected cell.
English
2015-07-20
3 Spanish translation of "Standard story card" (game set up card)
Card of the same size than the story cards, containing a summary of the game set-up, as published in the game's web http://www.fireflythegame.com/ (card: http://flamesofwar.com/Portals/0/all_images/GF9/Firefly/Rulebooks/Firefly_Standard_Story_Card.pdf). Translated by: Kurt Schweiger under permission of Devir Iberia S.L
Spanish
2015-06-30
6 Playtest Pack - Ship Packs & Aces & Eights
Playtesting pack includes: - Aces & Eights (cards, Ship, and house rules) - Ship Pack #1 - White Lightning (cards and Ship) - Ship Pack #2 - CanTankerous (cards and Ship) - Ship Pack #3 - Huntingdon's Bolt (cards only)
English
2015-05-13
16 Firefly Turn Action Card
Original photoshop file, so you can add variant rules, etc. Have fun!
English
2015-05-05
1 Firefly Rules Summary (Chinese) 中文规则说明 v1.0
This is intended to be used alongside Official rulebook to provide a rules summary and reference in Chinese. 本文旨在辅助原规则书并提供中文说明。
Chinese
2015-04-11
9 Iniciando el juego de Firefly
La primera página explica detalladamente cómo comenzar a jugar (en las reglas vienen un poco enrevesada la explicación). La segunda son cosas que se suelen olvidar cuando se juega .
Spanish
2015-03-01
2 Lokalny Koloryt - fanowski dodatek do Firefly
Polskie tłumaczenie tego fanowskiego dodatku (oryginał tutaj: https://boardgamegeek.com/filepage/104815/local-color-v10 ). Wprowadza tak tej grze potrzebną, interakcję między graczami - polecam!
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2015-02-27
2 Overlander ship card
Here's my interpretation of the Overlander from the Firefly fan movie "The 'Verse". To use, just mount the image onto a chipboard/cardboard backing using spray glue, then cut the card out using a craft knife.
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2015-02-26
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