Gale Force 9 has released some new special promo cards for their Spartacus: A Game of Blood board game.
From the announcement:
The arena of Capua has hosted many Gladiators of legend, none so celebrated as the past champions of the House of Batiatus. Now add these renowned Gladiators to your ludus in Gale Force Nine’s new board game, Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery.
To herald the release of our new board game, GF9 has created five special promo cards showcasing these mighty champions. Make your mark upon the arena’s scared sands with these revered warriors and see Influence rise!
The intimidating Gladiator Dolor was available at Gen Con 2012 for participating in a demo of Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery at the Gale Force Nine booth. Dolor’s next appearance will be at Spiel in Essen, Germany; be sure to stop by hall 5 stand 12 and play a demo game to add Dolor to your ludus. The Dolor card will be available at future GF9 show and convention appearances.
Order Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery direct from the Gale Force Nine online store and you’ll receive the punishing Magnetius. This offer applies to all pre-orders and future orders.
Specialty retailers who order Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery from their distributors will be issued the deft Acerbitas Gladiator card. Be sure to ask your local game store about this legendary fighter.
Two more celebrated Gladiators are ready to hear the call to glory. Cards for Hadrianus and Zephyros will be available soon. Gale Force Nine will announce details on obtaining these cards at a later date.
Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery will be in stores by late September /early October and retail for $39.99 USD. You can also pre-order the game direct from GF9 at the Gale Force Nine Online Store. The English language release will be available worldwide with distribution in the US, UK and Australia. German, French and Spanish language versions will soon follow for European distribution. All language versions will be available via the Gale Force Nine Online Store.