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Year Published
2012
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2 − 4
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 3 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
10 and up
Playing Time
45 minutes
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Rocket Jockey
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Game description from the publisher:

"When you launch a rocket, you're not really flying that rocket. You're just sort of hanging on." Michael P. Anderson

It's 150 years in the future and mankind has spread throughout the solar system. To supply far-flung colonies, they look to the Rocket Jockeys! The planets depend on timely cargo arrivals – but this is not enough for the rocket jockeys. They compete with one another to see who can complete the fanciest maneuvers, transport the most important cargo, and visit the most planets.

In Rocket Jockey, you must be daring and you must be quick. You must also be tough, for first contact with alien life is near at hand. Deliver your cargo with the most flair and speed and you will win the game!

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Components

  • 9 Destination cards, showing the nine delivery locations
  • 27 Cargo cards: showing planet destinations and "Express" value
  • 32 Maneuver cards: showing two planet connections and a maneuver type
  • Scoring Player Aid (x4)
  • Rocket marker
  • 2 Alien cards: the Arrival card and the Aliens card
  • 16 Bonus cards (four each in four colors)

Rocket Jockey is part of Mayfair Games' FunFair line of introductory board and card games for players ages 8 and up with little to no prior gaming experience.

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Rocket Jockey
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English first edition
Publisher: Mayfair Games
Artist: Cliff Chiang
Year: 2012
Product Code: MFG4404
Size: 8.00 x 6.25 x 1.75 inches
0.60 pounds
English
Release Date: Feb 23, 2012
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Game rules in English, as posted on the Mayfair Games website.
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Statistics
Board Game Rank: 8674
Num Ratings: 97
Average Rating: 5.50
Standard Deviation: 1.53
Num Views: 15405
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Avg. Game Weight: 2.1
Fans: 7
Personal Comments: 46
Users Owning: 255
Users Wanting: 2
Users Trading: 35 [find trade matches]
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Total Plays: 144
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