Mansions of Madness combat preview

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Jan 26th, 2011
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Fantasy Flight Games have posted a preview of the combat system in their upcoming Cthulhu inspired Mansions of Madness boardgame.

From their website:

Many mysteries await solutions in Mansions of Madness, and only the most cunning investigators will be able to crack the case before they lose their sanity. However, quick wits and arcane knowledge are not the only things that will ensure survival against the dark powers working against you. Sometimes brute force will work where clever thinking fails, but you must pick your battles carefully…

The odds are stacked against the investigators in Mansions of Madness; as you’ve seen in our previews thus far. The story is riddled with a tangle of clues, and while you and your companions may be equipped to deal with the worst of situations, you must carry out your investigation quickly. The Keeper has many devious tools at his disposal, including mind-boggling puzzles and a host of minions guarding his sanctuary. Today we’ll explore how combat works in Mansions of Madness, and the dangers of physically engaging an enemy.