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Board Game Collection: Eldritch Horror

A guide to information about the University of Idaho's board game collection and the the games that are a part of it

Eldritch Horror

Eldritch Horror box

Across the globe, ancient evil is stirring. Now, you and your trusted circle of colleagues must travel around the world, working against all odds to hold back the approaching horror. Foul monsters, brutal encounters, and obscure mysteries will take you to your limit and beyond. All the while, you and your fellow investigators must unravel the otherworldy mysteries scattered around the globe in order to push back the gathering mayhem that threatens to overwhelm humanity. The end draws near! Do you have the courage to prevent global destruction?

Eldritch Horror is a co-operative game of terror and adventure in which one to eight players take the roles of globetrotting investigators working to solve mysteries, gather clues, and protect the world from an Ancient One – that is, an elder being intent on destroying our world. Each Ancient One comes with its own unique decks of Mystery and Research cards, which draw you deeper into the lore surrounding each loathsome creature. Discover the true name of Azathoth or battle Cthulhu on the high seas.

Players 

1-8 

Time 

120-240 min 

Theme 

Mystery, Eldritch Abominations  

Mechanics 

Cooperative, Dice rolling, Action points, Role playing, Point-to-point movement 

Catalog

How to play Video

Rules of play PDF