Wednesday, March 19, 2014

"The X-Files" Coming to a Tabletop Near You!

The truth is out there, and you will find it in your very own living room! IDW Games recently announced that this summer they will be releasing game based off of the early seasons of "The X-Files." Players can choose between Agents Mulder or Scully in an attempt to expose conspiracies while facing off against numerous villains. Read the full press release for all the details!

"Players will get the chance to take on the role of Mulder, Scully, and the X-Files team as they work to uncover global conspiracies and threats while going up against various members of the Syndicate.

“To me, there’s no more exciting title than 'The X-Files',” says IDW Director of New Business, Jerry Bennington. “Who wouldn’t want the chance to play as the wise-cracking Fox Mulder or the incredibly intelligent Dana Scully? And what show created more classic villains than 'The X-Files'? I still remember the first time I laid eyes on Flukeman; now we’ll give fans the chance to lose sleep all over again!”

The X-Files board game will focus heavily on material from the first three seasons of the television series, giving fans a chance to start from the beginning of the phenomenon. IDW Games has enlisted top-notch designer Kevin Wilson (Arkham Horror, Descent, Civilization) to bring "The X-Files" to the strategy board game community. Acclaimed gallery and comic book artist menton3 (Memory Collectors, The X-Files: Season 10) brings his talents to the board gaming world by providing art direction for this project as well as the stunning box art. Designed for a playtime of between sixty and ninety minutes, two to five players will face off against one friend who will control the Smoking Man and his nefarious network.

IDW Games will release "The X-Files" game in July with a suggested retail price of $59.99. Get ready to find the truth on your tabletop!"

So there you have it folks. Gather your friends round the table, bust out your black shades and bring back game night with a mysterious and spooky twist!

-Nowal Massari