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Space board game deals you can can get right now: Save up to 52% on space and sci-fi board games

The Search for Planet X board game.
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At Space.com, we love board games and we've been on the hunt for the best space board game deals and come up with an interstellar haul. 

Whether it's a space-faring twist on a classic family game or a whole new style of play, there are many well-rated games that have gone on sale. Read on below for a look at Terraforming Mars, The Search for Planet X and more great space board game deals.

If you're looking for more deals, we've compiled a range of deal hubs covering everything from VR headset deals to binocular deals. We've also got specialized deal hubs for Lego space deals and telescope deals if you’re looking for something in particular in the meantime, here's what we've found for great space board game deals available now. 

The Search for Planet X card game

$44.99

The Search for Planet X: $44.99 $34.99 at Amazon

Save 22% on this game to be the first to discover the location of Planet X. Use the board game's companion app to randomly select an arrangement of objects and a location for Planet X for fresh play. Designed for one to four players, ages 13 and up. 

Right now, The Search for Planet X is on sale for $34.99 at Amazon, down from $44.99, and allows you and some friends to play as astronomers that are trying to find a hypothetical planet. 

A companion app allows players to perform scans and attend conferences to gain information about where these celestial objects are located. A player wins the 60 to 75-minute game by successfully finding the location of Planet X.

The Crew - Quest for Planet Nine

$14.95

The Crew - Quest for Planet Nine: $14.95 $10.02 at Amazon

You save a whopping 66% on this cooperative space game. Complete 50 different missions as you travel across the solar system in this cooperative trick-taking card game. For three to five players, ages 10 and up. 

The Crew - Quest for Planet Nine is slashed to just $10.02 at Amazonand is a space game that offers three to five players engage in a trick-taking card game that gets harder the longer you play. 

As players complete 50 different missions across the solar system, they need to work together in this collaborative game in order to win.

Apollo: A Collaborative Game

Apollo: A Collaborative Game Inspired by NASA Moon Missions: $25.00

Apollo: A Collaborative Game Inspired by NASA Moon Missions: $25.00 $16.79 at Amazon

Save on this collaborative game, which asks players to achieve their very own Apollo moonshot and safely return to Earth. For two to five players, ages 12 and up.

Who wouldn't want to go to the moon? You can land (see what we did there) Apollo: A Collaborative Game for $16.79 at Amazon for Black Friday.  

The game is inspired by the real-life NASA lunar missions (it's full name is literally "Apollo: A Collaborative Game Inspired by NASA Missions") and it is suited for two to five players. The goal is simple: get to the moon and back in the year 1961.   

We're sure NASA would have loved to have made its own moon landing at half the price.

Dune board game

Dune board game: $50

Dune board game: $50 $45.87 at Amazon

Save 9% and return to Arrakis, where the Spice must flow in this board fame from the popular Frank Herbert science fiction novel that has been made into feature films. 

Dune: A Game of Conquest and Diplomacy is a board game from Gale Force Nine that puts you in the shoes of young Paul Atreides (or if you prefer, a Harkonnen) in a contest to win control of the most important planet in the galaxy: Dune, Arrakis, a desert planet. The game is 9% off for Black Friday at $45.68, down from $50.

Suitable for 2 to 4 players ages 12 and up, this game puts you in the science fiction classic by author Frank Herbert (and the 2021 film remake) to play as one of four different factions: House Atreides (yay!), House Harkonnen (boo!), the Fremen (yay!) and the Imperium (boo!). You goal: Win control of Arrakis and its valuable Spice. The average game takes from 30 to 60 minutes. 

it's worth noting that there are two other versions of the Dune board game from Gale Force Nine. The Classic version is 8% off at $45.79 and meant for 2 to 6 players; and a separate version, Dune: Betrayal from the 2021 film, is $39, but not on sale. That game is meant for 4 to 8 players.

Monopoly: Star Wars The Mandalorian Edition

Monopoly: Star Wars The Mandalorian Edition Board Game: $41.99

Monopoly: Star Wars The Mandalorian Edition Board Game: $41.99 $20 at Amazon

You can save 52% ($22) on this Mandalorian version Monopoly, It has special rules including battles with the Empire and protecting Grogu, AKA Baby Yoda. 

When it comes to Star Wars Monopoly, "this is the way."

Monopoly Star Wars: The Mandalorian Edition is just $20 at Amazon, saving you 52% (about $22) in a unique twist on the traditional Hasbro board game. The game features player tokens of recognizable characters like The Mandalorian (of course), Ahsoka Tano, Boba Fett and Bo-Katan, and each of them has their own special abilities and a character card. 

Grogu, AKA Baby Yoda, does make an appearance on the board, and you'll have to protect him (and use his sweet Force skills) of you land on his spot. Finally, the Empire won't sit quietly while you play with your friends, so you'll have watch out for Stormtrooper, Dark Trooper and Moff Gideon enemies to make sure they don't get Grogu. May the Force be with you always!

Terraforming Mars board game

$69.95

Terraforming Mars Board Game: $69.95 $49.83 at Amazon

Save 29% at Amazon on Terraforming Mars to compete with other players to transform Mars into a habitable planet. For one to five players, ages 12 and up. 

Terraforming Mars, which is 26% off at Amazon, asks players to both work together (yet also compete) to build a sustainable habitat on Mars for humanity to thrive. Players split into factions of different corporations (each with their strengths for resources) to warm the planet Mars, find water and more make the place fit to live. 

Twilight Imperium 4th Edition Board Game

$164.99

Twilight Imperium 4th Edition Board Game: $164.99 $119.99 at Amazon

Save $45 with this deal to play as one of 17 civilizations to gain control of the galaxy in this grand four to six-hour game. Designed for three to six players, ages 14 and up. 

You can get Twilight Imperium for 27% off and save $45 at Amazon to score one of the most popular space opera board games available today. The base game has been a round for more than 20 years, and this deal will land you its 4th edition. 

Twilight Imperium is an intergalactic battle board game with gameplay that's reminiscent of Dungeons & Dragons. It puts each player in command of one of 17 different factions like the trade masterminds Emirates of Hacan or the wormhole-hopping Ghosts of Creuss. Once factions are set up, players compete in war, trade, politics and allegiances to rule the galaxy.

Race for the Galaxy Card Game

$34.99

Race for the Galaxy Card Game: $34.99 $28.40 at Amazon

Players build galactic civilizations in this roughly hour-long card game. And once you ready for more, check out the Race for the Galaxy extensions. You can now save $15 (43%) off this spacefaring game. 

The well-rated Race for the Galaxy card game is now 19% off at Amazon, a saving of $6.59.  With this game, two to four players work to build their own galactic civilizations and gain victory points in the process. 

Race for the Galaxy is made of cards that represent worlds, technical or social developments. Players can choose from seven different action cards in each round, and each round consists of five possible phases. Once you get your footing and find yourself wanting more, you can check out Race for the Galaxy extension games such as Xeno Invasion or Alien Artifacts.  

Star Wars Imperial Assault Board Game

Star Wars Imperial Assault Board Game: $109.99

Star Wars Imperial Assault Board Game: $109.99 $87.99 at Amazon

Save 20% (and $20) in this deal to fight alongside Luke Skywalker or the Galactic Empire in this Star Wars strategy board game. For one to five players, ages 14 and up. 

 Star Wars Imperial Assault is 20% off at Amazon, a savings of $20, and offers a game that's both suitable for single play or up to a group of five. The game places participants within the original trilogy. 

You can play as a hero of the Rebellion or fight alongside the Galactic Empire to battle over conflicting objectives with other players. 

Star Wars Outer Rim board game

$61.50

Star Wars Outer Rim board game: $61.50 $44.90 at Amazon

Save more than $15 on this Star Wars strategy game, which will see you and up to three other players battling other civilizations in the Outer Rim. This will keep your forces occupied for at least three hours and allow you to take on outlaw roles ranging from smuggling to bounty hunting.

Star Wars Outer Rim, on sale right now at Amazon for $44.90, is a board game that explores the underbelly of the franchise, including smugglers, mercenaries and smugglers. Fans of Mando in The Mandalorian, along with Boba Fett of the new Book of Boba Fett, are sure to enjoy this strategy game. We also can't forget that the Resistance hero Han Solo got his start as a smuggler, making that Kessel Run with the Millennium Falcon starship.

Butts in Space - The Card Game

Butts in Space - The Card Game: $25.00

Butts in Space - The Card Game: $25.00 $19.99 at Amazon 

Kids and adults will enjoy this hilarious card game at 20% off, where Evil Butt has procured all the toilet paper in the universe and also destroyed your manufacturing spaceship. Now you're in a race with other players to gather toilet paper while repairing your spaceship.

Butts in Space - The Card Game is on sale right now at Amazon for $19.99, a 20% deal from the usual price. Evil Butt took all the available toilet paper and your toilet paper manufacturing spaceship is also on the fritz, so you and up to three other players will have to figure out how to fix that pressing problem. The kid-friendly card game has colorful illustrations across 120 cards.

SolarQuest, The Space Age Real Estate Game - Deluxe Edition

SolarQuest, The Space-Age Real Estate Game - Deluxe Edition: $50.00

SolarQuest, The Space-Age Real Estate Game - Deluxe Edition: $50.00 $37.50 at Amazon

This Kickstarter-backed board game reboots the original SolarQuest. For $13 less than usual, you and your kids can travel the solar system to try to monopolize planets, moons and human structures. Try to laser blast your opponents or to bankrupt them along the way.

SolarQuest, The Space-Age Real Estate Game - Deluxe Edition is on sale at Amazon right now for $37.50 As a futuristic space titan, your job is to pick up moons, planets and anything human made in our solar system and to make a profit. In some sort of James Bond space villain kick, you can not only make your opponents bankrupt, but disable them with lasers. Parents and grandparents may remember an older version of SolarQuest; this version, updated with graphics and other stuff, is based on a successful Kickstarter campaign.

Space Park Strategy Game

Space Park Strategy Game: $24.99

Space Park Strategy Game: $24.99 $22.49 at Amazon

This game is perfect for you and your teenaged kids to play during a lunch break or at the end of a busy school day. In just 20 to 30 minutes, you'll have the chance to gather exotic crystals and cool badges from space parks.

Space Park Strategy Game is on sale right now at Amazon for $22.49. Unlike most board games, which last several hours, this one is only 20 to 30 minutes and easier to squeeze into a busy day or even during a lunch break. You and your teenagers can gather space crystals, cool badges and other things at space parks. It's no surprise that space parks are so popular in this game, as NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has created exploratory space posters based on Depression-era U.S. national park art, too.

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