Beyond the Sun*

Beyond the Sun is a strategic board game that places players at the forefront of humanity's technological advancement into the Spacefaring Era. Here, players shape the progress of human civilization in space while competing to become the dominant faction through scientific development, economic growth, and galactic influence.

Gameplay Overview

  • Collective Decision-Making: Players collectively decide on humanity's technological advancements.
  • Victory through Various Avenues: Gain victory points by researching technologies, improving the economy, colonizing systems, and achieving specific milestones.
  • Dynamic Technology Tree: Players create a unique technology tree each game, shaping their strategies around different tech types: scientific, economic, military, and commercial.

Special Features

  • Action Selection Mechanism: Players move their action pawn to take actions, manage resources, and potentially claim achievements.
  • Resource Production and Management: Focus on producing ore, growing population, or trading resources.
  • Player-Driven Tech Development: The tech tree evolves based on players' choices, offering a different strategic experience each game.


Beyond the Sun offers a deep and engaging experience for players who enjoy games with a strong emphasis on strategy, resource management, and technology development. Its innovative approach to creating a dynamic tech tree provides a unique and replayable experience for those interested in shaping the future of humanity's journey into space.

Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

  • 2 - 4 Players
  • 60 - 120 Minutes
  • 14+ years old
  • Medium difficulty

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

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