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Gloomier: A Night at Hemlock Hall


Gloomier: A Night at Hemlock Hall: Essentials:

  • No. of players: 2-5
  • Playing time: 45-60 minutes
  • Age: 14+

Gloomier: A Night at Hemlock Hall: - Rules of Play says:

There's mystery and murder afoot at Hemlock Hall, but this isn't a story about the dashing detective — it's the tale of the unfortunate victims. Compete to tell the most tragic tale, while keeping your opponents healthy and alive. Will you be detained in the dungeons or be poisoned while pruning?

Gloomier uses transparent cards, allowing a character's story — and score — to evolve as cards are stacked upon them. Only the information that's currently visible counts. Modifier cards tell of terrible happenstances and give characters negative points. Untimely death cards end a character's depressing tale. You win if your family is the most miserable when an entire family is killed off.