News for May 2011
The Horned Rat Rises 5
The rules for The Horned Rat are now on the support page
Chaos in the Old World | Published 12 May 2011

Even as verminous hordes of vile Skaven enter the fight for supremacy of the Old World, all hope is not lost. Countless men and women struggle daily against the forces of Chaos, and a chosen few even rise as heroes to combat its agents directly. Moreover, the mysterious winds of fate may take a hand in foiling the plans of the dark gods, bringing welcome relief to the beleaguered inhabitants of the Empire. With luck and tenacity, the masses might stymy the will of the Ruinous Powers altogether, earning a well-deserved, if temporary, respite.

The Horned Rat, the upcoming expansion to Chaos in the Old World, will be on store shelves soon – making now the perfect time to reserve your copy at your friendly local game store! So far, we’ve seen a brief overview of the Horned Rat’s dial and strategy, and we saw how the alternate Morrslieb Set will bring new strategies to Khorne, Nurgle, Tzeentch, and Slaanesh.

Prepare yourself for the coming conflict; the rules for The Horned Rat (pdf, 348 KB) are now available on the support page. In addition, keep reading for a sneak peek at the new Expert Old World Cards, an optional variant that adds new challenges to the struggle for supremacy!

Realm of Chaos

Players looking to increase the challenge of dominating the Old World can use the new “Expert-level Old World” cards in one of two ways. First, you might simply shuffle these nine cards into your existing supply of 28 Old World cards, then draw your game’s Old World deck as usual (the card backs are identical to ensure randomization). This will result in few, if any, Expert-level Old World cards entering a given game.

The second option, called the Realm of Chaos Variant, will tests the limits of your sanity as a constant barrage of brutal game-changing events are drawn each and every turn. In this variant, the Old World deck is built exclusively of Expert-level cards, resulting in an experience in which the Old World will quite likely stand victorious over the players!

Three of the Expert-level Old World Cards. Click to enlarge.

Visit your favorite retailer to place your pre-order today, and keep checking back for more on The Horned Rat!

Chaos in the Old World is a board game of conquest, pitting 3-4 players as the Ruinous Powers of Chaos against each other for control of the Old World. Players must out summon, out play, and outwit theirs rivals to ensure their domination of the lands for ages to come.

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Published: 5/12/2011 11:14:18 AM

Very Nice, very creative, June release?

Published: 5/12/2011 10:35:52 AM

I'm more excited for this expansion than any expansion, ever.

Published: 5/11/2011 10:49:24 PM

Can't wait for this

Published: 5/11/2011 6:01:00 PM

'Closing the Portal' makes Tzeentch sad :(

Published: 5/11/2011 5:55:49 PM

Love me some Chaos in the Old World. Need to add this to my shelf. I can't wait to give it a go.

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