Adrenaline is a high-energy board game that simulates the fast-paced action of a first-person shooter in a post-apocalyptic arena setting. Set in a future where war has ravaged the world, factions have turned to a virtual bloodsport, the Adrenaline tournament, to settle their disputes. Players take on the role of champions representing their factions, competing in this intense tournament to emerge as the ultimate victor.

Gameplay Overview

  • First-Person Shooter Theme: Experience the thrill of a shooter game on your tabletop.
  • Collect Weapons and Ammo: Gather resources to build a powerful arsenal for impactful turns.
  • Diceless Combat: Engage in quick, strategic combat without the randomness of dice.

Game Mechanics

  • Speed Advantage: Gaining speed when hit, allowing for faster movement and retaliation.
  • Strategic Arsenal Building: Choose weapons and equipment for tactical advantages.
  • Player Interaction: High player engagement with direct combat and competition.


Adrenaline offers a unique fusion of board gaming and first-person shooter dynamics, perfect for players who enjoy action-packed, strategic gameplay. The game's theme of a dystopian future arena sport brings a fresh and thrilling experience to the tabletop. With its focus on tactical combat, resource management, and the innovative mechanic where taking damage increases your capabilities, Adrenaline promises an exhilarating battle to become the champion of the arena. Whether you're a fan of video games or just love intense, competitive board games, Adrenaline provides an immersive and exciting experience.

Nominated for 4 awards.

  • 3 - 5 Players
  • 30 - 60 Minutes
  • 12+ years old
  • Easy to learn

Video reviews, ratings, Let's Plays and tests for Adrenaline

  • YouTube Review for the game "Adrenaline" by BoardGameGeek
    Video is in English

We like Adrenaline so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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