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“Oh no! A monster appeared!”

February 24, 2009

This weekend I took my coughing, sniffeling self to Trondheim to visit Yvonne, one of my friends, and we had a blast!

She’s been trying to get me to join her and a few of her friends playing Arkham Horror for a while now.

Arkham Horror is a Fantasy boardgame based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

 Each player chooses a character, an Investigator, who explores the town of Arkham, trying to solve the horrible and mystical things happening there, getting attacked and sucked into other worlds on the way.

During each round, most players gets an Encounter-card which tells you what happens to their character, and there’s a huge possibility that…A MONSTER APPEARS! *giggles*

The monsters enter Arkham through gates, and to beat the game, you have to seal 6 gates or defeat the Ancient One(the main bad guy).

The game is kind of complicated to explain, but it’s actualy quite simple to learn, if you have kind and patient teachers* smiles and waves at her three co-players *


8 Comments leave one →
  1. Jasnette permalink
    February 24, 2009 10:40 am

    *giggles* that sounds like fun! Complicated, but fun^^

  2. February 24, 2009 11:53 am

    It’s loads of fun! If I end up buying it, I’ll try to teach you. Oh, by the way, the photo is of the game WITHOUT the expansion sets. The game board becomes even bigger!

  3. luinhen permalink
    February 24, 2009 12:29 pm

    It’s huge, dude! just wait till we -well someone- get more expansions packs, we need more than the table we used. Four times we played, insane!! Oh those great times when not just a monster appeared but “A hideous monster appeared!”, or “A nightmarish monster appeared!” ….

  4. February 24, 2009 3:11 pm

    *nods*It’ll be EPIC once we get Pharao and the one that comes out in May! *grins* A hideous monster indeed! And guess who had the great fortune of having those monsters appear infront of her? *points to herself* Who else!?

  5. luinhen permalink
    February 24, 2009 8:26 pm

    yeah well they do like you, so we should get some more cards and monsters..

  6. Jasnette permalink
    February 25, 2009 12:31 pm

    *grumbles about the 2notify me about follow ups-thingy not working*

    Oh, you have to buy it! ‘Cause I want to try it too! I want to see monsters appearing!

  7. February 25, 2009 2:28 pm

    *grins* They have it at Outland. It’s horrendouly expencive though, so it might be a while until I buy it.


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