Arkham Horror: The Card Game

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Arkham Horror: The Card Game is a medium intensity, cooperative, hand management, living card game (LCG) for 1-2 players set in the horror filled world of H.P. Lovecraft.

“Assuming that I was sane and awake, my experience on that night was such as has befallen no man before. It was, moreover, a frightful confirmation of all I had sought to dismiss as myth and dream.”
–H. P. Lovecraft, The Shadow Out of Time

Something evil stirs in Arkham, and only you can stop it. Blurring the traditional lines between roleplaying and card game experiences, Arkham Horror: The Card Game is the Living Card Game of Lovecraftian mystery, monsters, and madness!

You and your friend (or up to three friends with two Core Sets) become characters within the quiet New England town of Arkham. You have your talents, sure, but you also have your flaws. Perhaps you’ve dabbled a little too much in the writings of the Necronomicon, and its words continue to haunt you. Perhaps you feel compelled to cover up any signs of otherworldly evils, hampering your own investigations in order to protect the quiet confidence of the greater population. Perhaps you’ll be scarred by your encounters with a ghoulish cult. No matter what compels you, no matter what haunts you, you’ll find both your strengths and weaknesses reflected in your custom deck of cards, and these cards will be your resources as you work with your friends to unravel the world’s most terrifying mysteries.

Meanwhile, each of your adventures in Arkham Horror LCG carries you deeper into mystery. You’ll find cultists and foul rituals. You’ll find haunted houses and strange creatures. And you may find signs of the Ancient Ones straining against the barriers to our world… The basic mode of play in Arkham LCG is not the adventure, but the campaign. You might be scarred by your adventures, your sanity may be strained, and you may alter Arkham’s landscape, burning buildings to the ground. All your choices and actions have consequences that reach far beyond the immediate resolution of the scenario at hand. And your actions may earn you valuable experience with which you can better prepare yourself for the adventures that still lie before you.

Designer:  Nate French, Matthew Newman
Publisher:  Fantasy Flight Games
Player numbers:  1-2
Recommended Age:  14+
Game Time:  60-120 mins

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Awards & Honours:

2018 As d’Or – Jeu de l’Année Expert Nominee
2017 SXSW Tabletop Game of the Year Winner
2017 RPC Fantasy Award Board Game Winner
2017 International Gamers Award – General Strategy: Two-players Winner
2017 International Gamers Award – General Strategy: Two-players Nominee
2016 Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Nominee
2016 Golden Geek Best Thematic Board Game Nominee
2016 Golden Geek Best Solo Board Game Nominee
2016 Golden Geek Best Cooperative Game Nominee
2016 Golden Geek Best Card Game Winner
2016 Golden Geek Best Card Game Nominee
2016 Golden Geek Best Board Game Artwork & Presentation Nominee
2016 Golden Geek Best 2-Player Board Game Nominee

Product Contents:

239 Cards (5 Investigator Cards, 5 Mini Cards, 110 Scenario Cards, 119 Player Cards)
149 Tokens (30 Resource Tokens, 44 Chaos Tokens, 18 Horror Tokens, 27 Damage Tokens, 30 Clue/Doom Tokens)
1 Campaign Guide
1 Learn to Play Book
1 Rules Reference Guide

Card sleeve information if you wish to sleeve the cards in this product:

234 cards. Fantasy Flight sleeve size: Standard Card Game – Gray (FFS05, 50/pack) – (2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ – 63.5 x 88mm)

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