The Year of New Editions will happily bring in all types of games. From card games to miniatures games to board games. Well, Fantasy Flight Games is stepping up by announcing that Mansions of Madness is getting a new edition. Don’t worry, you’re still going to be hunting down strange monsters and solving intricate puzzles in the cramped and spooky halls of Arkham. However, there’s a bit of technological assistance coming along to help with things.
The biggest change is the addition of an App. Much like XCOM, the app will take over as the force the players are fighting against. Specifically in Mansions of Madness, this means that there’s no need for the Keeper player anymore. This turns the game into a fully cooperative experience. The app will also enhance replayability by randomizing the map for you, as well as the scenario. So you’re never quite sure what you’ll be running into when you open that next door. The App will be able to sync up with your first edition game pieces as well, giving it many more options to draw from when it creates the game board.
You’re not gonna have to wait long for this one to arrive, either. You can get your new edition of Mansions of Madness on the 4th of August.