Arkham Horror Third Edition is the co-operative game for up to six investigators who must work together to stop an ancient one determined to destroy Arkham and the rest of the world. Set in the Lovecraftian 1920's, Arkham Horror Third Edition from Fantasy Flight Games offers players the chance to face the fear and peril of an Ancient One, and all the creatures and doom that they bring to the city of Arkham.
Each player has the choice of 12 investigators each with their own unique skills, abilities and items, and each with their own approach to fighting the Ancient One. Choose the Magician Dexter Drake, the rookie cop Tommy Muldoon, the Dilettante Jenny Barnes or Minh Thi Phan the secretary. Each with their own approach and role in fighting the coming darkness and stopping the Ancient One.
Each round an investigator will move around Arkham, ward locations against doom and research clues among other actions before the monster that lurk in the shadows strike out. Each investigator encounters the various locations of Arkham in hopes of gaining allies, items, clues and spells against the encroaching darkness before, finally, the Ancient One acts through the mythos phase where doom, monsters and worse are unleashed onto Arkham.
The Third Edition of Arkham Horror is scenario based with a strong storytelling element and enough variation built into the game to present a high level of replay-ability and immersion.
Face the Insane Daemon Sultan Azathoth, defend against the high priest Cthulhu, seal away the Lurker at the threshold Yog-sothoth or keep the feaster Umordhoth at bay. Who can prevail against such darkness. Who will save the city of Arkham and protect the world from the ancient ones?
Player Count: 1-6
Time: 120-180 Minutes