Tabletop gamers will have a spooky new game to enjoy as Deadly Premonition: The Board Game is set to launch on Jan. 31.
Available through Amazon.com as a limited run, the board game will be made as a new Deluxe Edition that featuring premium game-enhancing items such as the custom die, original soundtrack, and themed gaming cloth. Also included is a download key for the original computer game upon which the board game is based.
“This new Deluxe edition of the board game is in honor of the campaign that made this project possible,” said Samuel Elphick, co-creator of Deadly Premonition: The Board Game. “It features some of our favorite items which make the board game special and capture that Deadly Premonition spirit. Whack on the soundtrack, lay the cloth upon the table and hold your breath when the Raincoat Killer claims suspects with the bespoke murder die. This is how we want the game to be played."
Recommended for gamers aged 18 and older, Deadly Premonition: The Board Game takes place in the town of Greenvale. It's a town that is not only home to a number of strange characters, but also the setting for the murder of a young woman. With no significant leads on the killer, each of the town's residents must be considered a suspect. Each player gets assigned six suspects to investigate and it's up to the player to protect the innocent, uncover incriminating evidence, apprehend an accomplice, and identify the hidden killer before it is too late.
Deadly Premonition: The Board Game is for two to four players with game that are estimated to last between 30 and 45 minutes. The game will be available on Jan. 31 via Amazon.com with a suggested retail price of $59.95