What is Mansions of Madness?
Based in H.P. Loveraft’s Cthulhu mythos, Mansions of Madness, is a game about exploring dark manors, crypts, monasteries, and derelict buildings and battling the horrific monsters and spectral presences that lurk within. Players take on the role of investigators who must use their wits and luck to uncover a conspiracy while a Keeper player attempts to thwart them.
What is “Ultimate” Mansions of Madness?
Ultimate Mansions of Madness is a super-charged version of the board game, Mansions of Madness. The game experience is enhanced with bells and whistles to give it a proper H.P. Lovecraft feel. Mood music is carefully selected to highlight the twist and turns of the story. Added story and character descriptions flesh out the board game’s bare-bones script and create a more compelling adventure. Painted miniatures add more immersion. Light role playing elements allow players more of a chance to interact with the setting. Dim lighting is used to set the proper atmosphere. And there will be snacks and drinks provided to fuel weary investigators as they probe into the darkness and the unknown!
Who can play Ultimate Mansions of Madness?
Anyone who has an interest in Lovecraftian horror and is interested in a board game with light role playing elements.
What if I’ve never played before?
Perfect! No experience is necessary! But those investigators who do survive the mystery will be given experience points to augment their characters in future games.
What is the backstory of “Lost in Time and Space”?
The headline proclaimed, “Local Scientist Unravels Mysteries of Time and Space!” You were skeptical, but a friend invited you to a private conference where Dr. Sine was discussing his findings with the scientific community.
In front of dozens of attendees, Dr. Sine presented his work. “This rat,” his voice boomed as he held up a glass cage, “has been dead for weeks. Stranger,” he pointed a bony finger at you, “would you care to verify my claim?”
You waded through the crowd and onto the stage. Most of the rat’s skull was clearly visible and the rest of its body appeared to be in the late stages of decomposition. You warily confirmed the rat was dead.
“But there was a time when the rat was alive,” he said with a smirk. Sine retrieved an object from his pocket. The device was small and covered in brass gears and blinking lights. He turned a dial on the device, which produced an ominous hum.
“BEHOLD!” he shouted, again lifting the cage. Slowly, the rat sat up. The crowd burst into stunned applause as he explained his findings – something about the nature of time.
But in truth, you were no longer listening. This was no trick. You saw the fur on the back of the rat’s head stitch itself back together….