Sonic the Hedgehog: Crash Course is available for pre-order

While Battle Racers is still in it’s funding phase on Kickstarter, Gamenerdz and IDW games have announced a similar board game of their own. “Sonic the Hedgehog: Crash Course.”  In the game, You can play as either Sonic, Tails, Knuckles or Eggman in their classic style as you race to collect the Chaos Emeralds. The game has an MSRP of $29.99, but is available for pre-order for $18.97. Check out the official statement below and go to the official  website for more details.

Sonic, Tails, Knuckes, and Dr. Ivo “Eggman” Robotnik are on a crash course for the Chaos Emeralds! Speeding through the classic Green Hill Zone, players in Sonic the Hedgehog: Crash Course race to be the first player to collect the most Chaos Emeralds! If you want to take the victory, then you gotta go fast! Game design by Sean McDonald.

-RACE forward and leave your opponents in the dust
-COLLECT items then heal damage
-WIN if you’re the fastest to earn the most Chaos Emeralds!


  • 60 Item Tokens
  • 24 Chaos Emerald Tokens
  • 12 Damage Tokens
  • 4 Extra Life Tokens
  • 10 Track Tiles
  • 4 Character Tiles
  • 1 Reference Tile
  • 4 Pre-painted Miniatures
  • 1 Rulebook


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  1. What’s with the broken English, misspelled words, and Tails’ single-color shoes haha?

    1. If the July date listed on that storefront is accurate, that art is probably not final. I’m sure IDW has to stick to the Sonic style guide just like every other licensee.

    2. Thanks for the feedback. The shoes will be fixed. The ‘broken English’ is written in a bullet point context for the back of the box.

    3. The shoes will be fixed! Thanks for your feedback. The sentences used here were from a ‘sellsheet’ sent around to media and are written in bullet point context, hence why it may appear broken.

  2. The Battle Racers Kickstarter ended six days ago, having raised over 2.5 times the funding target.

    1. XD Yup. Jason’ ain’t not know a thing about them there kickstarty tabletop games, despite me telling him over the solid week prior every time Shinobi 7 hit the next stretch goal.

    1. I believe that ‘exclusivity’ isn’t tied to the game itself, but Gamestop offering a limited edition exclusive cover of IDW’s new Sonic comic, issue #1. You’ll only get that offer from Gamestop, but the game itself is available elsewhere.

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