The year is 1926. The place is Arkham, Massachusetts. Gateways to places horrible beyond imagination are opening up all over town, releasing hideous creatures into the streets to stalk the night. Worse yet, if enough of these gates open up, then a creature of unfathomable power will be unleashed on the world. Pitted against these overwhelming odds is a small band of investigators determined to beat back the uncaring forces of the universe. They`ll have to delve deep into the mysteries of the Mythos and use all of their skills, weapons, and spells if they want to have even a slim chance of success The Classic Game of Lovecraftian Monster Hunting Returns!The town of Arkham, Massachusetts is in a panic. Horrific and bizarre events have begun to occur with increasing frequency, all seeming to point towards some cataclysmic event in the near future that may spell disaster for everyone. Only one small band of investigators can save Arkham from the Great Old Ones and destruction!Arkham Horror was originally published by Chaosium, Inc. almost two decades ago. This new, updated edition features stunning new artwork and graphical design as well as revised and expanded rules! No fan of the Cthulhu Mythos will want to miss this opportunity to acquire this classic Call of Cthulhu boardgame!Note: Arkham Horror is a cooperative game.Game Contents: * 1 Rule Book (this book) * 1 Game Board * 1 First Player Marker * 5 Dice * 16 Investigator Sheets * 16 Investigator Markers * 16 Plastic Investigator Stands * 196 Investigator Status Tokens o 56 Money Tokens o 34 Sanity Tokens (10 “threes” and 24 “ones”) o 34 Stamina Tokens (10 “threes” and 24 “ones”) o 48 Clue Tokens o 24 Skill Sliders * 189 Investigator Cards o 44 Common Items o 39 Unique Items o 40 Spells o 20 Skills o 11 Allies o 35 Special Cards + 8 Retainers + 8 Silver Lodge Memberships + 8 Bank Loans + 8 Blessing/Curse Cards + 3 Deputy Cards * 8 Ancient One Sheets * 20 Doom Tokens * 179 Ancient One Cards o 63 Location Cards o 67 Mythos Cards o 49 Gate Cards * 60 Monster Markers * 16 Gate Markers * 3 Activity Markers * 3 Explored Markers * 1 Terror Track Marker * 6 Closed Markers Arkham Horror is suitable for 1 to 8 players ages 12 and up playing time 120 to 240 minutes. Ranked #41 on www.BoardGameGeek.com
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