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Mondo Games Announce New Board Game ‘Jurassic Park: The Chaos Gene’!

With the massive influx of games available for iPhones and Androids that have flooded the market in the past few years, new board games seem to be coming few and far between. But, Jurassic fans are in luck: as reported by Cinapse on Twitter, Mondo Games has just announced the upcoming release of a new Jurassic Park board game!

The game was announced at MondoCon 2017 in Austin, Texas, on November 4th. Titled Jurassic Park: The Chaos Gene, it looks to be an officially licensed Jurassic Park product, joining the ranks of Mondo’s previous Jurassic Park releases.

Mondo is known for its screen-printed posters and artwork of cult classic and contemporary films and TV shows, as well as its toys and vinyl film soundtracks. They also run popular film blog Birth.Movies.Death. in conjunction with Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas.

From the photos released by Cinapse, we can tell that the game is going to be a four-player, asymmetrical board game – meaning simply that different players in the game will have significantly different capabilities, resulting in a unique gameplay experience. (For example, in the card game Raptor, one player is a mother raptor trying to protect her young, while the other is a scientist trying to capture the babies.)

In addition, we know that Mondo Games’s Luke Byers is the head of design for the game, along with Joe van Wetering, Joe Wiesch, Jay Shaw, and Matthew Woodson, with Woodson functioning as the game’s illustrator.

According to Eric Vespe, the playable characters are include InGen, Park Guests, and a pack of three Velociraptors. At the moment, no design or plot-related information about the game has been released outside the MondoCon panel, but we will be sure to update as it is released.

Jurassic Park Mondoids – Images courtesy of Cinapse

Finally, while not related to the upcoming board game, Mondo has announced a few other future Jurassic Park items. These range from a Tyrannosaurus and hatching baby raptor tiki mug set, or the upcoming T.rex and Velociraptor ‘Mondoids’. To learn more about these, be sure to hit up Cinapse who covered the panel where they were announced.

You can follow Mondo on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Source: Cinapse News / Mondo Games


15 thoughts on “Mondo Games Announce New Board Game ‘Jurassic Park: The Chaos Gene’!

  1. “new board games seem to be coming few and far between” on which planet? Because here on Earth, at least 40 games were published last month alone… including: Battle Kittens, Cardfight!! Vanguard G – Demonic Advent, City of Spies: Double Agent, Clue: The Walking Dead, Colonial Twilight: The French-Algerian War, 1954-62, CrossTalk, DC Comics Deck-Building Game: Crossover Pack 6 – Birds of Prey, DC Comics Deck-Building Game: Multiverse Box, Destination X, Downforce, Dread Draw, Force of Will: Ancient Nights, Gold Raiders, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Gear Up and Rock Out! An Awesome Mix Card Game, Harry Hopper, Hotshots, Immortals, Indulgence, Mag-O-Mag, Mage Wars Academy: Warlord Expansion, Marvel Dice Masters: Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Monsters Unleashed!: VS System, Master of Orion: The Board Game, Modern War 30: Operation Enduring Freedom, Munchkin: Rick and Morty, Outpost: Siberia, Paramedics: Clear!, Port Royal, Quest for the Antidote, Smash Up: Big in Japan, Stop Thief!, Strategy & Tactics 304: The American Revolution in the South, Strategy & Tactics 307: Cold War, Hot Armor, The Ruhr: A Story of Coal Trade, Tortuga 1667, Walk the Plank: Deluxe Edition, Whistle Stop, Whitehall Mystery, Windup War, and Yu-Gi-Oh!: Legendary Duelists.

  2. “With the massive influx of games available for iPhones and Androids that have flooded the market in the past few years, new board games seem to be coming few and far between.”
    Umm there were approximately a thousand board games released just in the last month. We live in a golden age of board games right now.

    1. No you are really incorrect. Board games is a huge industry right now.

      Just Gen Con last year (biggest tabletop convention of the year and there are several) had a record attendence in its 50 years of running

    2. Have you ever looked at board game geek? Board games are exploding right now and have been for years. It’s no longer a niche. Have you heard of fantasy flight games or days of wonder? It’s been referred to as the golden age of board games for a couple years now both internally and externally to the hobby. Take a look at their financials and see the revenues asmodee international is making. It’s not a niche. I for one am ecstatic to see an actual JP boardgame and not some Hasbro trash movie tie in.

    3. Chris check out Dinosaur Island. It was on kickstarter and is delivering to backers shortly. You run a dinosaur theme park in the vein of Jurassic Park. Really cool.

      The more quality tie ins of other media with JP the better in my opinion.

  3. For anyone curious. Mondo is releasing The Thing Infection at Outpost 13 board game right away. No major reviews to note yet but it looks promising. Im now really intersted to see how this game is received

  4. I like classic & contemporary tv shows, board games and films. I am so happy about a Jurassic world available in board games category and its a great experience of gameplay.

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