Saturday, October 25, 2014

New from EOS Studios! Demonslayer: Siege of Mt. Kunlun, Legends of the Wulin and Chuubo’s Marvelous Wish-Granting Engine!

Coming Soon!
Demonslayer: Siege of Mt. Kunlun
$39.95 SRP

Demonslayer: The Siege of Mt. Kunlun is a deck-building game that is based on the story “Warriors of Magic Mountain.” In one game of Demonslayer, there are 8 Heart Eaters and one “Overlord;” a leader of that wave of Heart-Eaters. Demonslayer: Siege of Mt. Kunlun is not, strictly speaking, a game of inter-player competition. Players compete with each other to have the honor of being the most successful at protecting the heavens and Earth from the demon hoards. Yet players are essentially cooperating to defeat the enemy.

Each player takes control of one Sect of the Kunlun Immortals and each Sect of Immortals plays differently from each other. The Kunlun Sect excels at bringing high-powered Immortal warriors out quickly, each building on the other’s strength. The Qicheng sect is good at calling on reserve Immortals to join the battle. The Kongtong Sect is proficient at Alchemy; creating powerful artifacts which help the Sect in its battles against the Heart Eaters. The noble Wuyi Sect Immortal Warriors sacrifice themselves for devastating combo attacks.

The enemy of the game are the “Heart-Eaters;” demonic warriors who have attained immortality by reveling in lustful destruction and excess. Many of the heart eaters have spiritual parasites – called “Miasma” which infect the players after slaying. However, players also sometimes attack “Treasure Beasts” which can grant players special abilities once they are won.

Every turn, players play a “hand” of cards, building up the player’s “ready deck” and attacking the demon enemies. Each turn of the game is strategically important; one wrongly played hand can mean the difference between first and last place. By defeating the Heart-Eaters, each player accumulates Cultivation. At the end of the game, once all the Heart-Eaters are defeated, the player with the most Cultivation is the winner.

1-4 players
Ages 9+
60 minute play time

Legends of the Wulin (Hardcover)
$44.95 SRP

You who have dreamed of finding the love worth fighting for, the friends worth fighting with, and the secrets of the martial arts: dream no longer.

Welcome to Shen Zhou: a China that never was, a land of mysteries and adventures, appearing for the first time in the Legends of the Wulin Role Playing Game. Welcome to the Wulin itself to the “world of martial arts,” where the dreams and ambitions of heroes collide.

Become a wuxia hero, with a grander-than-life personality, capable of great joy and overwhelming melancholy. Step outside the accepted order of things: it cannot contain the immense passions and inspirations that move you. Take up your blade and join your martial brothers. Master an array of new and powerful kung fu styles and learn the deep mysteries of the secret arts. It’s time to become a legend. 

Coming in December!
Chuubo’s Marvelous Wish-Granting Engine (Hardcover)
$44.95 SRP

‘Sometime after the world drowned I found myself on one of the boats that go to Town.

I didn’t know yet that the world had fallen.

Being and nothingness were swallowed, both of them, by the tidal wave of the Outside, but I hadn’t noticed yet, because I’d been living in one of the places that got covered by it, and so I’d stopped existing in any kind of defined way for a little while.

Then one of the exploring boats found Suzhou, where I’d been living. It made Suzhou exist again, more or less. It stopped being a wild, chaotic delirium and became a place again . . . more or less.’

The Chuubo’s Marvelous Wish-Granting Engine RPG is the new diceless RPG from Jenna Katerin Moran, author of the well-regarded Nobilis and an important contributor to Eos’ Weapons of the Gods and White Wolf’s Exalted RPG. 

It’s a progressive, warm-hearted game that focuses on adventure and slice-of-life stories - a game of heroic innocents growing up against a backdrop of strange events and haunting landscapes.

Pursue fabulous quests,  progress through issues and find a place for yourself in a world of breathtaking beauty. Designed to run away with you, Chuubo’s Marvelous Wish-Granting Engine takes the little things you think and do in play and escalate them into ever-building stories. And it’s designed to give you a world of dreams in which to host your second life.

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