As we all well know, even with all the evil out in the world today, it pales in comparison to the truest of evils… Ancient Egypt! *Imperial March plays*
Cultists, praying to a forgotten god, are trying to cause all sorts of havoc. It’s up to you, the investigators, to come up with an answer and stop them. Being an investigator, knowledge is your greatest weapon. Best to get some intel on these cultists, plus the other investigators you’ll be working with. Good thing that’s just what we’ve got here for the Masks of Nyarlathotep expansion pack for Eldritch Horror.
From the preview:
An irritating hum that seems to come from everywhere at once alerts you that you’ve probably arrived too late to stop the ritual. Though the peculiar trappings of this cult’s bizarre and bloody arcana are strewn about the crumbling stone altar, not a single robed figure is present. Puzzled, you circle the foul edifice and a strange vista abruptly snaps into view, as though someone had ripped a hole in the air only ever seen from this exact spot. Through the hole, you see limp, robed figures scattered across the floor of an entirely alien chamber. It looks as though the cultists did not survive their trip, but something else moves among the still forms. A spongy appendage attached to the creature’s conical body swings towards you, and you are suddenly struck by how strange it is to be looking back at yourself through the tear. You simultaneously see and feel yourself starting forward, beginning to reach through the rip in reality. The hum in your head urges you a bit closer… closer… but then the unmoving forms of the robed figures spring back into your mind. You close your eyes and shake your head, the hum subsides, and the image of yourself disappears from your vision. Realizing you are drenched in cold sweat, you turn quickly and flee, an enraged howl echoing faintly as the hum fades from your mind.
In Masks of Nyarlathotep, the newest expansion for the Lovecraftian board game Eldritch Horror, particular celestial bodies have aligned and hidden cults have begun to enact grotesque rituals in remote locations all over the world. Are these cults working towards one common goal? Does each group have its own aims? The investigators must work to cover an extraordinary amount of ground as they seek out the hidden objectives of these clandestine cultists.
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