It's all coming apart. The thousand-year galactic accord is crumbling, superstition and fear is replacing science and reason, governments are becoming increasingly draconian, a mysterious alien species is burning entire worlds and the black hole in the galactic heart is making worrying noises.
Amidst this bedlam are the traders, trying to scrape a living with nothing but their wits and their simple credo to follow:
SALVAGE. TRADE. ADAPT. SURVIVE.
Core Space is a science fiction miniatures board game, launched via Kickstarter in 2017. Each player takes control of a band of Traders trying to make a living in a dangerous galaxy, all the while hunted by the Purge, a semi-sentient race of humanoid machines whose sole task is to harvest worlds.