News for May 2009
The Ruinous Powers Descend From The North 27
FFG is proud to announce the Chaos in the Old World board game
Chaos in the Old World | Published 27 May 2009

The world is at war. Men constantly battle with the brutal orcs, wicked ratmen known as Skaven, and their ever present foes, themselves. The beleaguered elves and dwarfs offer what assistance they can, but their races are but a fraction of the glory they once were. At the top of the world lies the Northern Wastes, a barren wasteland full of horrible monsters and barbaric savages dedicated to the four Ruinous Powers of Chaos. This terrifying place warps and changes all who enter it, and fierce champions of the Ruinous Powers emerge from it ready to challenge any before them. Now the Powers themselves are surging forth from the top of the world.

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”
- William Shakespeare

Chaos in the Old World makes you a god. Each god’s distinctive powers and legion of followers grant you unique strengths and diabolical abilities with which to corrupt and enslave the Old World. Khorne, the Blood God, the Skulltaker, lusts for death and battle. Nurgle, the Plaguelord, the Father of Corruption, luxuriates in filth and disease. Tzeentch, the Changer of Ways, the Great Conspirator, plots the fate of the universe. Slaanesh, the Prince of Pleasure and Pain, the Lord of Temptations, lures even the most steadfast to his six deadly seductions. Yet, as you and your fellow powers of Chaos seek domination by corruption and conquest, you must vie not only against each other, but also against the desperate denizens of the Old World who fight to banish you back to the maelstrom of the Realm of Chaos.

“We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell”
- Oscar Wilde

As one of these four mighty Powers, your time has finally come! Your three petty rivals each think they are about to gain the ultimate victory, but they are deluded; compared to you, they are little more than pretenders. Your efforts, schemes, and the sheer force of will are about to pay off as you drown the world in a sea of Chaos. That which emerges will be formed in your glorious image, and even your pathetic rivals shall bow down before you for all eternity. Let the final struggle begin!

“Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of man”
- Friedrich Nietzsche

 

Designed by Eric M. Lang, award-winning designer of the Call of Cthulhu and A Game of Thrones card games, Chaos in the Old World board game features three ways to win, and gives you an unparalleled opportunity to reshape the world in your image. Every turn you corrupt the landscape, dominating its inhabitants, and battling with the depraved followers of rival gods. Each god has a unique deck of gifts and abilities, and can upgrade their followers into deadly foes. Summon forth living manifestations of Chaos, debased and hidden cultists, and the horrifying greater daemons - beings capable of destroying near everything in their path.

“I used to look down on the world for being corrupt, but now I adore it for the utter magnificence of that corruption.”
Richard J. Needham

For those of you who can’t get enough of the Warhammer world we have an added bonus! Included in the first print run, two very rare in game items for the Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning MMO. The Signet of the Cursed Company lets you wander the battlefields of the Warhammer Online MMO as a fearsome skeletal warrior. The Call to WAR will instantly teleport you to your capital city. Also be sure to check out the Support page to view the awesome video trailer for Warhammer Online and the link to a free 10-day trial.

Chaos in the Old World is coming this fall, are you ready?

Chaos in the Old World includes:

  • 1 Rulebook
  • 1 Game Board
  • 45 High-quality, fully detailed plastic playing pieces
  • 4 Threat Dials
  • 4 Power Sheets
  • More than 175 Tokens
  • Over 125 Cards
  • 5 Dice
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Comments (27)

grim_reaper_zig
Published: 6/22/2009 8:22:32 PM
#27

For the pluage-father! for the lord of disease! For Papa Nurgle! I really want to get this game, as it sounds sick.

Recon-022
Published: 6/3/2009 10:01:31 AM
#26

Nice!! Could be fun! The Blood God will triumph!!!

skuller
Published: 6/2/2009 5:25:32 PM
#25

Looks really entertaining lets see how it plays

Vespers
Published: 6/2/2009 2:29:50 AM
#24

I cannot wait for the Chaos to begin.

Geisti
Published: 6/1/2009 6:39:13 AM
#23

Hmm i think i will inform the chaos followers here in the office. They will like it.

And sounds cool for me too.

 

Oh and blood for the Blood God and skulls for his throne ;)

Kadath
Published: 6/1/2009 5:08:29 AM
#22

Great to see Slaanesh back on an even footing, darn Teen ratings - Bleh!  this is a very exciting announcement and I will be pre-ordering :)

 

Kadath

link6413
Published: 5/31/2009 4:31:47 PM
#21

I'm excited for this. Any chance for me to further the cause of the Plaguefather is great!

Darthvegeta800
Published: 5/30/2009 4:52:07 AM
#20

This looks very promising!

Old Dwarf
Published: 5/29/2009 8:19:48 PM
#19

Let us all dance at the feet of Lord Slaanesh,

Old Dwarf
Published: 5/29/2009 8:17:59 PM
#18

Let us all dance at the feet of Lord Slaanesh.

Christian Lindke
Published: 5/29/2009 2:11:17 PM
#17

Nurgle is the Lord of the Inevitable.  Khorne can have his blood, Slaanesh his/her lusts, Tzeentch his magic, but everyone eventually becoms bile and rot.

We can wait.

Knuckles Eki
Published: 5/29/2009 7:18:35 AM
#16

For Tzeentch, I must shape the board as He wills it.  Must get the game and start His work.

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