8-Bit Art, 64-Bit Gameplay
8 Bit Attack is a game of manic co-operative battle, inspired by the old side-scrolling console games we all loved. Each player controls a gallant 8-bit hero who, with his friends, has to take out a series of minibosses. You must power-up your heroes until they’re tough enough to take on the final boss – none other than Cthulhu himself! Every game is focused directly on tactical boss fights and hero advancement!
Both heroes and enemies are drawn from multiple universes – the realms of Myth, Demons, Cultists, and Aliens. Fight foes ranging from shoggoths to cacodemons to gnomes to cosmic clouds. Wield potions, magical runes, lasers, and super-powers. You’ll need to apply both tactics and strategy as you work with your friends to defeat these fearsome foes.
Every game is a completely different contest, with a huge range of heroes to choose from – some are tough tank-like bricks. Others are healers, archers, sneaky spies, or magicians. Find heroes that fit your personality, or mix it up. Watch for expansion packs, which add scores more heroes, minions, and enemy bosses to the mix.
Awards & Reviews
“If you like a tough tactical challenge in a co-opbattle game, then you should check out 8-Bit Attack. It's visually striking, with great components, and an easy game to teach and get up and running quickly on a game night.”
-Paul Benson at GeekDad.com
“The game play itself is pretty fun. Trying to find that balance between earning enough loot to upgrade while staying alive long enough to be able to spend it is really interesting, and since you likely won't get enough medals to do everything at once you truly have to cooperate wth the other players to decide what's best for the group.”
-Tery Noseworthy, OpinionatedGamers.com
Board Game Quest
“I didn't know much about 8Bit Attack before reading the rulebook, but I had a blast as soon as it hit the table. I think what I like the most is that there's an excellent balance of risk and reward when players determine their Assault Level.”
-Brian Winters at boardgamequest.com
i Slay the Dragon!
“It's got to be one of the best 8-bit/arcade game inspired designs I've ever played. Working as a team, combining abilities and rolling dice to destroy your enemies one by one provides plenty of interesting choices and strategic decisions. Players will be engaged and active throughout”
-Jonathan Wolf at islaythedragon.com
Board Game Rundown
"... I loved the game play of this... it's a good co-op experience.. so unique... the style is so different than anything else I have... it fills this void... it does what it does so well... something you can play a bunch of times that's always different..."
-Tim, Dan, and Jeff at boardgamerundown
8 Bit Attack News
8 Bit Attack Rulebook 4.79 MB 302 downloads8-Bit Attack is a cooperative game where players work together as a team. Either...
The Four Expansions!
Each expansion covers just one of the four categories: alien, cultist, demon, or mythic.