After reports of strange occurrences at Arkham’s most prestigious hotel reach your ears, you are summoned to the location by a mysterious note. You are just beginning to properly conduct your investigation when you suddenly black out. Once you come to, you find yourself standing over a man’s body. Multiple stab wounds perforate his chest and blood covers the floor. What the hell happened? And why can’t you remember a thing? Now as the authorities are on your tail, it is up to your team of investigators to solve the murder and clear your name before you are thrown in prison for the rest of your life. Can you figure out the truth behind this grisly murder? Or will you be the next victim?
Investigators must solve the Murder at the Excelsior Hotel in this special scenario for Arkham Horror: The Card Game. With the clock ticking and danger around every corner, can you figure out the truth before time runs out? This scenario can be played as a standalone scenario, or inserted into a campaign as a side-story.
Settlers from four major powers of the world have discovered new lands, with new resources and opportunities. Romans, Barbarians, Egyptians and Japanese all at once move there to expand the boundaries of their empires. They build new buildings to strengthen their economy, they found mines and fields to gather resources, and they build barracks and training grounds to train soldiers. Soon after they discover that this land is far too small for everybody, then the war begins...
Imperial Settlers is a card game that lets players lead one of the four factions and build empires by placing buildings, then sending workers to those buildings to acquire new resources and abilities. The game is played over five rounds during which players take various actions in order to explore new lands, build buildings, trade resources, conquer enemies, and thus score victory points.
The core mechanism of Imperial Settlers is based on concepts from the author's card game 51st State.