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Resident Evil: The Board Game Kickstarter campaign opens October 26

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The horrors of Raccoon City are set to enter your dining room, with the coming of Resident Evil: The Board Game, which is currently in the pre-production stage at Steamforged Games. The tabletop producer has announced that it will begin crowdfunding for the new title this month, with a Kickstarter campaign set to go live on October 26.

Resident Evil: The Board Game is an adaptation of Capcom’s original survival horror classic, and will see 1-4 players take up the roles of S.T.A.R.S. operatives, tasked with exploring the terrifying Spencer Mansion in intense co-operative action. Promising tricky puzzles, narrative twists, vicious enemies, and a labyrinthine open-world experience, the Resident Evil tabletop hopes to capture the tense, nervous horror of its notorious digital counterparts.

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This endeavor is Steamforged Games’ latest video game adaptation, having previously produced tabletop editions of games such as Dark Souls, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Resident Evil 2 & 3, and, most recently, Capcom’s own Monster Hunter World. Steamforged has noted that the Kickstarter for Resident Evil: The Board Game will be a 16-day “choice-driven” campaign, reflecting the adventurous nature of the survival horror franchise itself… I don’t know what to tell you about that, sounds pretty odd. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see. Interested parties can sign up for notifications on Kickstarter right now, ahead of the campaign’s October 26 launch.

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