Escape From New York Game - 1981 - TSR - New

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Escape From New York Game - New
by TSR
This game is very collectible and came from a collector.   He unfortunately had to sell off his entire collection.  Every game was wrapped in plastic wrap for 40+ years and stored nicely in a private room with a lot of New collectable toys.
Category:  Board Games
Genre:  Family Board Game
Year:  1981
2-4 Players
60 Min Playing Time
Ages:  10+
      "Snake, I thought you were dead!" This modest board game, based on the John Carpenter movie, casts each player as Snake Plissken, an ex-con sent on a rescue mission into a giant prison once known as New York City. Players begin with weapons and equipment cards used to help fight enemies and find clues. Cards can be lost in fights or gained at landmark spaces. Turn in matching clue cards at the corresponding location to rescue the president or his important tape. To escape, you still need to find a glider or a map to the mine fields.Fans of the movie will enjoy the chance to encounter Slag, Brain, Cabbie, Maggie, the Duke, and Romero with the opporutnity to gain them as allies during the game. Players win by obtaining the Tape first and foremost, failing that - the President himself. The game is very faithful to the movie and players will find that they can mirror many scenes of the movie in the game.