Cry Havoc*

Cry Havoc is a captivating and intense card-driven war game that thrusts players into a brutal science fiction setting. This asymmetric, area control game stands out for its deep strategy and unique faction play. Each player takes command of one of four distinct factions, each boasting its own set of abilities and units, which adds to the game's rich strategic depth.

Gameplay Overview

  • Asymmetric Factions: Command one of four unique factions, each with their own strengths and playstyles.
  • Area Control Mechanics: Focus on controlling key areas of the board to gain advantages.
  • Card-Driven Gameplay: Utilize a variety of unique cards to influence the outcome of battles and strategy.

Special Features

  • Custom Miniatures: Includes 54 custom miniatures, adding a visual depth to the game.
  • Expansive Game Board: Features a large format board, enhancing the immersive experience.
  • Stunning Artwork: Over one hundred unique cards, each with striking new artwork.


Cry Havoc is a must-play for fans of strategy and science fiction-themed board games. Its combination of asymmetric gameplay, area control mechanics, and card-driven strategy offers a challenging and engaging experience. The game’s high-quality components, including custom miniatures and beautifully designed cards, further enrich the immersive war setting. Whether you're battling for dominance or maneuvering for tactical advantage, Cry Havoc promises intense and thrilling gameplay sessions.

Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

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

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

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