Here in the northern hemisphere, we’re well into cold and flu season. I’ve got various friends that are in various stages of being sick/getting over being sick. Sometimes it can feel like different pathogens are fighting it out for different organs within your body. Well, in Viral, that’s exactly what is happening, and soon Arcane Wonders will be bringing it to an English audience.
From the press release:
Arcane Wonders® is pleased to announce they have partnered with MESAboardgames® to release the English language version of VIRAL, designed by António Sousa Lara and Gil d’Orey. VIRAL is an intense area?control board game where players compete to infect and control organs in a human body.
You are a deadly VIRUS! You have just infected a patient. Your objective is to mutate and take over the host’s organs. Choose your strategy carefully, though, because other player’s viruses are sure to get in your way! If too many viruses are present in an organ, a CRISIS occurs and the IMMUNE SYSTEM will surely wipe out your infection!
“When Tom brought us VIRAL to play, we fell in love with it immediately!” says Arcane Wonders President, Bryan Pope. “It has a fresh, original and clever theme; a territorial control game set inside the human body! The game play is simple and streamlined, yet it has lots of great tactical decisions and difficult choices. The game has a lot of flavor and personality, with great player interaction. My favorite part is the mutation cards; They allow you to mutate your viruses, changing how they behave, and develop your strategy.”
Attendees of Gen Con will have the first public opportunity to play VIRAL at Arcane Wonder’s booth. Look for VIRAL to hit retail shelves in August 2017 with a MSRP to be determined. Gameplay is 60?90 minutes for 2?5 players ages 14+.