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Escape the Dark Sector (Solo Option)


The second game in the Escape the Dark series, Escape the Dark Sector is a simple, sci-fi adventure game with a focus on atmosphere, storytelling and player cooperation – perfect for newcomers to tabletop gaming.

It takes about 2 minutes to set up, lasts around 45 minutes, and no two games are ever the same.

Playing as the beleaguered crew of an impounded starship, players find themselves confined to the detention block of a vast space station. Using a variety of advanced gear and weaponry, they will embark on a desperate mission to find their ship and blast their way home.

Along the way, the crew will have to overcome a variety of dangers, traps, and terrors. From cyborg guards and faulty replicators to killer alien organisms, each challenge is represented by a large, beautifully illustrated chapter card.

As these immersive chapter cards are revealed one by one, the game takes on the form of a shared storybook experience, with the players making decisions about what to do each chapter before using a combination of dice and item cards to complete the task before them.

The goal of the game is to complete every chapter, and then defeat the final boss. To win, you must keep each member of the crew alive; if any player is killed, the game ends immediately!

Escape the Dark Sector Review – with Liz Davidson

Video Review

Escape the Dark Sector | Solo Playthrough


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Combat Flow Chart and Quick Reference

Base-game rule flow chart for use as a guide during combat. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of every rule or detail, but it’s condensed and simplified enough to fit on a single printed sheet to be used as a handy supplement to the rulebook.

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Medical Tracker PDF

A PDF of the Medical Tracker pad. Fits 4 trackers per page. For those that ran out or don’t want to use the pad.

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