Surprised Stare Games Ltd

SUSTLUX

Lux Aeterna

Rated 4.5 out of 5
Based on 2 reviews
average rating 4.5 out of 5
Based on 2 reviews
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2 Reviews
Reviewed by guillaume p., from United Kingdom
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

2001 A space Odyssey the solo card game

Beautiful artwork, tense gameplay, great replayability. This is a real-time game (15min) in which you are trying to keep to derelict spaceship in enough running conditions before being rescued. Some reviewers have questioned the real time addition (the game can be played without a time limit), but i feel it adds to the experience. 15mins is best in my opinion, it also means that the gameplay is quick, because you dont have time to think through all of your choices: sometimes you just have to hope it will work out. Great game.

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Reviewed by Brendan P., from United Kingdom
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Great little game

With lots of difficulty settings that you can choose to make it more replayable

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OVERVIEW

Your ship has sustained massive damage, is falling apart around you, and is drifting toward the ultimate catastrophe, a black hole. You are alone.

Your challenge in Lux Aeterna is to draw and play all of the cards in the main deck, one turn after another, without the spaceship collapsing completely or falling into the black hole. Cards have multiple functions; you will assign drawn cards to one each of these functions each turn:

  • As damage to a system (with six systems available to you);
  • As an action to help stay alive/fix the ship; or,
  • As movement toward the black hole.

If a ship's system collapses, the game will get harder for you; if you should repair a system, then you just might avoid the ultimate doom.

Events (called "glitches") can be seeded into the main deck to make things even more difficult, as will reducing the real time that you have to play: 12 minutes -> 10 minutes -> 8 minutes, etc.

 

1 PLAYER | 6-12 MINS | AGES 10+

 

REVIEWS

average rating 4.5 out of 5
Based on 2 reviews
  • 5 Stars
    1 Review
  • 4 Stars
    1 Review
  • 3 Stars
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  • 2 Stars
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  • 1 Star
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100% of reviewers would recommend this product to a friend
2 Reviews
Reviewed by guillaume p., from United Kingdom
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

2001 A space Odyssey the solo card game

Beautiful artwork, tense gameplay, great replayability. This is a real-time game (15min) in which you are trying to keep to derelict spaceship in enough running conditions before being rescued. Some reviewers have questioned the real time addition (the game can be played without a time limit), but i feel it adds to the experience. 15mins is best in my opinion, it also means that the gameplay is quick, because you dont have time to think through all of your choices: sometimes you just have to hope it will work out. Great game.

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Reviewed by Brendan P., from United Kingdom
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Great little game

With lots of difficulty settings that you can choose to make it more replayable

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Shipping

All online orders are picked from our separate warehouse. We always ensure that your games are well packed before leaving. Wherever possible we'll re-use a cardboard box that we received games in from one of our suppliers. We figure it's better that way for our planet. But we do also use new boxes and wraps. If you have a strong preference either way please let us know in your Order Comments.
 

UK Orders

We aim for orders placed before 1:30pm Monday to Friday to be dispatched on the same working day. If this is not possible, your order will be dispatched on the next working day. Orders placed outside our Monday to Friday office hours will be dispatched on the next working day.

Delivery is free on all orders of £65 or more. Orders with a value of less than £65 will incur a delivery charge as follows:

£4.50 - Royal Mail Tracked 48 (2-3 business days delivery time)

£6.00 - Royal Mail Tracked 24 (1-2 business days delivery time)

£5.50 - DHL (next business day delivery, mainland UK only)

International Delivery

If you are from further afield please contact us to discuss.

 
Collect in Store
At check-out you will to have the option to collect your order from our cafés in either Oxford or Bath and avoid the shipping charge. We will notify you by email as soon as your order is ready to collect. Allow up to 3 days for Oxford collection orders and 7 days for Bath collection orders. Orders will be held for a maximum of 21 days before being returned to our warehouse.
 
 
Additional Information
All delivery costs are presented at the 'My Basket' screen once the shipping destination is chosen, before any money is taken.
 
Please note working day delivery does not include Sunday, Bank Holidays, Public Holidays and substitute days (see the GOV UK website for clarification). 
 
If you request that the package is left in a safe place, this will only be done at the discretion of the delivery driver. 
 
Shipping times are not guaranteed. From time to time unforeseen problems that are outside of our control can lead to postal delays. We do not accept responsibility for this these and will not refund shipping fees in these circumstance. If it is imperative that your order must reach reach you the next working day please contact us so that we can quote for a guaranteed next day postal service.

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