Among the Stars*

Welcome to the universe of Among the Stars, a galaxy scarred by war but now united in the face of an imminent danger. In this captivating board game, players find themselves as leaders of various alien races, tasked with the monumental mission of constructing space stations. These stations serve as hubs for trade, diplomacy, and defense, essential for the survival of all.

Gameplay Overview

  • Galactic Diplomacy: Each player represents an alien race striving to build the most impressive space station. Through card drafting, players choose strategic locations to construct their stations, earning valuable victory points for their placements.

  • Race Against Time: The construction phase spans four intense years. Your choices and actions during this time will determine the success of your space station and your race's chances of survival.

Special Features

  • Card Drafting: The heart of the game lies in the selection of locations through card drafting. This mechanic adds an element of strategy and unpredictability to each playthrough.

  • Victory Points: Your station's layout and placement are crucial, as they directly impact your victory point total. Careful planning and resource management are key to victory.


Among the Stars offers an immersive journey through a galaxy in turmoil, where cooperation and competition collide. With its engaging card drafting system and the race against time, every game presents a unique challenge. Will you lead your alien race to victory by constructing the most remarkable space station, or will the impending threat prove too great to overcome? The fate of the galaxy is in your hands.

Nominated for 1 award.

  • 2 - 4 Players
  • 30 Minutes
  • 12+ years old
  • Easy to learn

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

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