Elder Sign

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Elder Sign is a fast-paced, cooperative dice game of supernatural intrigue for one to eight players by Richard Launius and Kevin Wilson, the designers of Arkham Horror...

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Elder Sign is a fast-paced, cooperative dice game of supernatural intrigue for one to eight players by Richard Launius and Kevin Wilson, the designers of Arkham Horror.

Players take the roles of investigators racing against time to stave off the imminent return of the Ancient One. Armed with tools, allies, and occult knowledge, investigators must put their sanity and stamina to the test as they adventure to locate Elder Signs, the eldritch symbols used to seal away the Ancient Ones and win the game.

Contains:

  • 1 Cardboard Clock
  • 8 Customized dice
  • 1 Entrance Reference sheet
  • 80 Oversized cards
  • 76 Small cards
  • 144 Cardboard tokens and markers
Playing Time
90 minutes
Ages
13 and up
Min Players
1
Max Players
8
Year Published
2011
Designer
Kevin Wilson
Richard Launius
Mechanic
Co-operative
Dice Rolling
Modular Board
Variable Player Powers
Category
Adventure
Dice
Fantasy
Fighting
Horror
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Rated 4.57 on the scale 1 - 5 based on 14 customer reviews
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Absolute must for Arkham fans

I’ve been playing Arkham Horror LCG with the same 2 friends since it started but because of Covid-19 movement and distancing restrictions we could no longer hold our regular gaming nights so I went looking for some solo games to get my board game fix. Was never really into dice games so I hadnt looked at Elder sign before but because it could be played solo I went for it. It really doesn’t disappoint and I was surprised about how much I actually like the dice mechanics. The adventures/ card texts etc remain true to the Lovecraft mythos. Because 8 can play, I’ll definitely be introducing it to the wider game night to give them a taste of what they’re missing with the LCG. Thanks again to Boardgamer for fantastic service and speedy delivery during what is extremely difficult times!!

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Elder sign is a cooperative

Elder sign is a cooperative dice rolling game with a supernatural theme similar to other dice rolling games such as Star Trek 5 Year Mission (also great) and Gameswright's simple but fun Roll-for-it, which is a great introduction to these types of games. Elder Sign can be hard to find so if you find a copy in stock, would recommend picking up a copy.

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Excellent game. Great replay ability

Excellent game. Great replay ability with different characters and Elder beasts to encounter. Have even played it with friend that aren't huge on board games and they loved it too.

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Lots of fun

This is a great game to play with a friend or alone. The setup provides for plenty of variety and the feel from one game to the next can haver between brutally punishing and a walk in the park.<br /> This is a game I'll be returning to again and again.

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Fortune in the dice

Elder Signs was my first mature tabletop game and once I got the rules down it has become a regular game in both solo and with friends

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