Space Base Shy Pluto is a “Saga Expansion” for Space Base from AEG. It uses legacy game elements like sealed boxes and cards you are meant to destroy (though you don’t have to) to tell an evolving story.
This story slowly introduces new rules and cards to your Space Base games. Don’t worry we don’t spoil any of this in our unboxing.
A spoiler free look inside the box of The Emergence of Shy Pluto for Space Base:
A strange new galactic body has emerged within the Milky Way. The greatest minds of The United Earth Services find themselves bewildered by the sudden appearance of Shy Pluto. Get the crews to their stations — it’s time to deploy your ships.
The Emergence of Shy Pluto is the first instalment of Space Base “Saga Expansions.” This expansion to Space Base is a collection of story-based scenarios that introduce new content to the game via a narrative structure. Not only are new ships added, but new scenarios are included as well. Once the story is completed, it may be replayed or the contents may be added to the Space Base base set.
If you haven’t checked out Space Base yet, you really should. Read our Space Base review to find out why!