|Arkham Horror | Published 06 June 2011|
An excerpt from the Arkham Advertiser:
After several delays, the "Legacy of the Pharaohs" exhibit at the Arkham Museum of History opened to the public last Tuesday to a large crowd. The exhibit features some of the oldest and most mysterious artifacts to be unearthed in Egypt, and is on display for the first time outside of Cairo. The museum had scheduled the public debut of these items three weeks ago, but a series of strange troubles threatened to put the exhibit off indefinitely. Museum curator Dr. Anthony Migliore commented, "We've had nearly a dozen employees unable to work due to illness or family tragedies. One of our docents stopped coming to work with no explanation at all." It is rumored that some of the artifacts intended for the display have gone missing, but Dr. Migliore vehemently denies this.
The revised edition of The Curse of the Dark Pharaoh, an expansion for Arkham Horror, will be on store shelves in a matter of weeks! Today, we’re pleased to announce that the rules (pdf, 2 MB) are available on our support page. Check them out, then head to your local retailer to place your pre-order today.
A Favorite Exhibit Returns
An ancient curse has fallen on Arkham, and it is rumored that several mysterious artifacts have gone missing from the “Legacy of the Pharaohs” museum exhibit. Yet, anyone who seeks these lost treasures finds only horror and madness.
The Curse of the Dark Pharaoh Revised Edition is an updated version of the expansion first released in 2006. For more on this revised expansion, including a look at the differences it offers from the original version, read our original announcement, The Continuing Curse.
Arkham Horror is a board game of mystery and madness set in Arkham in the 1920's. 1-8 players cooperate to investigate the strange happenings about the town, and race to prevent ancient evil from surfacing.
I bought and I have played, and I found great
purchased and awaiting publication, shipping.
Looking forward to this
After reading the rules, I am very excited to play this! Hope this means it is coming out before the end of the month, when I have my Arkham Horror birthday party.
@ Zozimus: We are talking Cthulhu Mythos here, there is no such thing as reasonable proportions, it's all non-Euclidean! :-)
Cool, I hope the Arkham Horror Toolkit app for the expansion will be updated as well.
Here are the rules differences that I see:
This is great! But... why a Sneak check to avoid patrols instead of an Evade check?
Rules differences between 2 versions?
I wasn't interested in this in its previous incarnation, but I am now !! I'll have to fit in into Arkham without bloating it beyond reasonable proportions.