In Firefly: The Tabletop Boardgame , players captain their own Firefly-class transport ship for exciting journey’s.
As a captain desperate for work, players are compelled to take on any job — so long as it pays, traveling the ‘Verse with a handpicked crew of fighters, mechanics and other travelers you must do anything and everything to keep your wit’s about you and stay one step ahead.
Double-dealing employers, heavy-handed Alliance patrols and marauding Reavers are all in a day’s work for a ship’s captain at the edge of the ‘Verse.
Players begin with a ship, and travel from planet to planet, hiring crew, purchasing ship upgrades, and picking up cargo to deliver (jobs) all in the form of cards. Some crew and cargo are illegal, and can be confiscated if your ship is boarded by an alliance vessel. Travelling from planet to planet requires turning over “full burn” cards, one for each space moved. Completing jobs gets you cash. With the first player to complete the story goals winning the game.