Mantic has released their new game based on The Walking Dead series. It's called Here's Negan and it puts players in the role of henchmen in his organization, looking to do evil deeds, and gain reputation with the big baddie himself. Just watch out, as your opponents will be looking to cut you down to size if ever given the opportunity.
From the announcement:
Reputation is everything as you experience the untold story of how Negan and the Saviors cleared the Sanctuary.
Mantic Games has worked once again with Skybound Entertainment to publish a board game inspired by The Walking Dead standalone series Here’s Negan. Comic book fans will have the opportunity to play through a portion of Negan’s background that’s never been seen before.
In Here’s Negan: The Board Game, each player takes on the role of one of Negan’s ambitious lieutenants. To win the favor of their despotic leader, Sherry, Dwight, Laura, John and Tara must help clear the Sanctuary of deadly Walkers. However, danger lurks around every corner and it’s not always the Walkers that pose the biggest threat…
Work together to clear the claustrophobic corridors of the abandoned factory, but that’s only part of the mission. You must also do whatever it takes to gain Negan’s respect and players can come out on top by earning the most ‘Reputation Points’.
Impress Negan and reap the rewards. Fail and face Lucille’s wrath.
Here’s Negan is a co-operative yet competitive board game for up to five players. 12 scenarios tell the story of how Negan cleared the ‘Sanctuary’ and went on to become the tyrannical leader of the Saviors. It comes with 19 incredibly detailed, pre-assembled plastic miniatures, 16 double-sided game tiles, plus all the dice and tokens required to play.
“The Walking Dead: All Out War Miniatures Game is our most successful retail product ever and we’re delighted to be working with Skybound Entertainment to explore this untold chapter of Negan’s history,” said Ronnie Renton, CEO Mantic Games. “Here’s Negan is a totally unique game that sees players working together but also gives them the opportunity to screw over their teammates to impress Negan. It’s co-operative and competitive so you’ll need to watch your back!”
Here’s Negan is available now. Order from your friendly local game store or direct from Mantic.