We’re getting closer and closer to having a finished Print and Play version of Specimen for you, and here’s the latest piece of the puzzle. This is the new layout for the game board, based on Steve’s original prototype and the ship design by John Eiberger.
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Numbers Stations are mysterious shortwave radio stations that broadcast strings of numbers, seemingly random words and bits of noise and music. It has long been assumed that these stations are used to transmit messages to spies or smugglers. There have been reports of Numbers Station broadcasts since World War I, though they’re generally associated with the Cold War.
Our collection of Numbers Station recordings include uniquely-formatted broadcasts in English, German, Russian and Czech, and there are two versions of each so that you can provide different messages to your players at different points in your game. They’re great for Espionage games, but you can also use them in Modern Adventure games or Sci-fi campaigns!
We need room in our warehouse! We’re currently blowing out our remaining stock of Game Masters Collection and BATTLES CDs. Individual discs are just $1.50, and the full Game Masters Complete Collection 4-CD set –over 200 sounds for your role-playing adventure– is just $5.00. While supplies last. When they’re gone, they’re gone!
We have a couple of fantastic graphic designers working on the game. Mr. John Eiberger is working on the revamped game board; here’s a look at his design for the Hibernation Room!
We’ve also introduced the Dr. Viktor Four-Day Challenge:
Dr. Viktor, the scientist who developed the Specimen, was originally brought on board the T.C.S. Brown in suspended animation. He was killed when the meteor hit the ship at the beginning of the game. But we have an expansion card set planned that allows Dr. Viktor to survive and become part of the crew. This expansion was originally slated to be an unlockable/stretch goal, but we’re going to do something special: if we can get to $10,000 in pledges by Thursday, Sept. 27 at 11:59 CST, we’ll include the Dr. Viktor expansion as part of the game!
Doctor Viktor has survived the meteor impact. But will he help the crew hunt down the Specimen? Or will he be reluctant to destroy his own horrific creation? This expansion explores these questions. Includes: Dr. Viktor Character Card and Playing Piece, 10 New Strategy Cards, and rules addendum.
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