Prospero Hall Announce The Shining Board Game

Tabletop article by Mostafa Hossam on Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:05
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Board game veterans Prospero Hall add The Shining to their Hollywood list

Some Hollywood movies have the potential to make great video games, and even board games. The latter is trickier to pull off, but Prospero Hall managed to nail it down several times. The studio produced board games for the likes of Jaws, Disney Villainous,  Home Alone Game, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle, and many more. The latest addition to their portfolio is Stephen King's masterpiece, The Shining. The 1980's psychological horror is getting adapted, and will probably make for some spooky game nights.

The Shining playthrough will take around 45-60 minutes each, with three to five players. As expected, the board game will have an age recommendation of 17+. The cover picture showcases the iconic Kubrik's carpet with Danny playing on it with his little toy cars on the Hexagon's edges. We still don't have much information on its content, cards, characters, models, and their peripherals. The following is a brief description of The Shining's background story and what you will face once you step into the Overlook Hotel.

You've traveled into the heart of the Rocky Mountains to take charge of the Overlook Hotel while it is closed for the winter — except you aren't alone. The Hotel's bloody history has made some of its past guests a permanent addition to the building, and with them come terrifying visions that begin to corrupt your mind. Snowed in, you desperately explore the rooms of the Hotel, attempting to gain enough willpower to withstand the evil influence around you. Worse still, one of you has already succumbed to the terrible forces of the Hotel and secretly acts to keep you here forever and ever...

The Shining is a suspenseful game of co-operation, deception, and terror!

Once the studio reveals more details on its expected release date, we will update you as soon as we can.

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