“Lionel Richie: The Solo Star” is a board game that simulates the life and career of Lionel Richie after he left The Commodores. The game is designed for 2-4 players and takes approximately 60-90 minutes to play.
Each player takes on the role of Lionel Richie, and the goal is to become the biggest star in the world by making smart decisions and building a successful career. Players will get to relive some of Lionel’s biggest hits, including “All Night Long,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” and “Dancing on the Ceiling.”
The game is set up as a timeline, with different phases representing different moments in Lionel’s life and career. The game is played on a game board that features different spaces representing different events in Lionel’s life. Players move their game pieces along the timeline, landing on spaces that trigger events or challenges.
These events and challenges include things like recording sessions, concerts, media interviews, and personal crises. Players must make decisions about how to handle these events and challenges, with each decision affecting Lionel’s career and reputation. The game includes various cards, such as Song Cards, Event Cards, and Challenge Cards, which add an element of luck to the game and keep players on their toes.
There are also various tokens and markers that track Lionel’s fame, fortune, and personal happiness. The game ends when players reach the end of the timeline, at which point the player with the highest fame, fortune, and personal happiness is declared the winner. “Lionel Richie: The Solo Star” is a fun and engaging strategy game that will test players’ decision-making skills and their ability to balance their personal and professional lives.