Intro To: Horror Games

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In the spirit of Halloween, we’re introducing you to some of our favourite horror games. More specifically, we’re introducing you to some great games by Twilight Creations. These games are good enough to play any time of year, and zombie games in particular are always popular but at Halloween, they go from great games to must-play games. When you visit us at the Round Table on our around Halloween, make a point of checking out these awesome games:

Zombies!!! Is a competitive game for 2 to 6 players that can be played in 60 minutes. In this street crawling game of George Romero style zombies, players fight their way through a city swarming with the undead. There are no real winners in a zombie apocalypse but the winner of the game is the first player to either reach the Helipad tile and kill the zombie there or kill a total of 25 zombies. Players have to be careful though and conserve their bullets. When a player is killed they move back to the starting tile and lose half of their zombie kills. If you’re a fan of classic zombie scenarios then you have to check out this game that basically defined the genre.

Zombies!!! Jr. is a competitive game for 2 to 6 players that can be played in 45 to 60 minutes. This neighbourhood crawling game of cartoonish zombies plays very similarly to Zombies!!! but has fewer tiles and a family friendly art style. This is a game that you can play with the kids to give them the feel of Zombies!!!. If you’re looking for a family game to play this Halloween, give this one a try.

Cthulu!!! Is a semi-cooperative game for 2 to 6 players that can be played in 75 minutes. In this hardboiled detective game, players work together to stop the evil cultists from summoning Hastur, all while becoming more and more unstable, and resisting the temptation of evil relics of power. If the players can’t prevent Hastur’s summoning, the last surviving player is the winner! If you’re a fan of Lovecraftian horror, then you need to try this game next time you visit us at The Round Table.

Gravediggers is a competitive game for 2 to 5 players that can be played in 25 minutes. In this fast-paced card game, players take on the role of gravediggers competing over one in game week to “borrow” the most valuables from their clients. Whoever has the most stuff at the end of the game is the winner! This is a great game to play if you’re looking for something fast and light. It’s definitely worth checking out, especially as the first game in a night of Halloween themed gaming.

These are some of our favourite horror games, but if you’re looking for something different, check out some of our great family games or for competitive gamers, check out our collection of 4X games. Plus, Halloween weekend is our one year anniversary, so make sure to reserve your table for some of our awesome Halloween programming!