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2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road lit up the big screen with its post-apocalyptic road trip set to thunderous percussion and a wailing guitar/flamethrower. Now we may just have a proper board game to go with the soundtrack.
The post-apocalyptic world is not a new setting for cardboard aficionados; the Mad Max-inspired game Thunder Road from Milton Bradley still stands tall as a light action game with nice components.
Contemporary efforts, however, have often fallen short, lacking the necessary focus found in that first mass-market game. New title Wasteland Express Delivery Service attempts to tackle this problem by welding an over-the-top Armageddon setting to a lightweight pick-up-and-deliver frame.
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