Elder Sign: Omens is a digital version of the popular board game by Fantasy Flight Games. Build a team of unique investigators and fight to keep an all-powerful Ancient One from invading our world! Explore museums, oceans, deserts and more for the arcane Elder Signs that will help seal the Ancient One away.
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“Game of the Week”
G4 TV

“Cthulhu Approved”
4.5/5 – Touch Arcade

“The presentation here, like most of Fantasy Flight’s productions, is beyond top notch.”
4.5/5 – Gamezebo

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Elder Sign: Omens is a digital version of the popular board game by Fantasy Flight Games. Build a team of unique investigators and fight to keep an all-powerful Ancient One from invading our world! Explore museums, oceans, deserts and more for the arcane Elder Signs that will help seal the Ancient One away.

Greenlit by the Steam community, the award-winning mobile game Elder Sign: Omens is now available for Steam. This package includes all of the content from the mobile game including the premium paid expansion content.

Key Features

  • All downloadable expansion content included in a single package
  • Over 30 different investigators, each with their own unique ability
  • Over 200 adventures spread across the world
  • 7 Different Ancient Ones with varying degrees of difficulty

Requisiti di sistema

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP SP3
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2.0 Pixel Shader w/ 256 MB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8) or better
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2.0 Pixel Shader Compatible w/ 256 MB of VRAM
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2.0 pixel shader compatible w/ 256 MB of VRAM
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Linux support is considered beta. Some features may not function properly (such as Fullscreen).
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17 persone su 17 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
11.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 11 marzo
Before I purchased this game, I saw many reviews stating they didn't like the game because it was essentially luck. I wondered why they said this, and bought it anyway. Having put quite a few hours into this game (enough to have almost finished once, plus more) I definitely don't think it's luck based. I also own the board game and believe me the computer based version is much easier (mainly because the rules are about as clear as mud for the board game - playing the PC version actually helped clear up some questions with the board game itself)

Having said all that; the game can be frustrating. Often you fail a quest a few times and you can't see any reason why accept bad luck, but luck doesn't determine the whole game. It's extremely important to pick the right characters and use their abilities to the fullest. For example, Kate the Scientist is immune to terror effects and really this is one of the most useful abilities in the game. Amanda is able to complete multiple tasks per roll, again an amazingly useful ability. Mandy has a built in ability to (once per day) re-roll two glyphs. Very handy. Sister Mary ignores locked glyphs completely. Last but not least in my go to list of characters is Mark who can complete tasks in any order. This can be extremely advantageous when facing several rooms with numbered tasks.

Another way in which this game isn't just luck is the way in which it takes practice. Practice to know when to use a character and when to heal them, and which tasks to give them. Having no prior experience with Elder Signs you can't just pick up this game and be fantastic at it. That would prove it was luck based more than it being difficult I think.

Overall, this game is really good and definitely worth what I paid for it. I'd definitely recommend this game to anyone who doesn't mind being occasionally screwed over, but wouldn't recommend it to people who frustrate easily or want to rage quit a lot. The Elder Signs and the surrounding story is also really interesting, especially for fans of H.P. Lovecraft.
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3 persone su 3 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
34.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 29 giugno
I did enjoy this board game a lot.

I have 34 hours on it!

Difficulty is fairly high at the beginning and ramps up higher and higher from there.

The high difficulty level also fits well with the terror and doom feeling.
If you survive it really feels like an accomplishment!

Love the lovecraftian theme, wish more board games would come out like this.
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5 persone su 5 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
2.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 10 maggio 2014
È importante sapere che la versione Steam contiene TUTTI gli investigatori e i grandi Antichi (con le rispettive campagne personalizzate) dell’applicazione mobile, il che vi offrirà più di una decina di ore di gioco; ma cerchiamo di capirne le meccaniche. Scelto il grande antico e il gruppo di 4 investigatori che parteciperà alla risoluzione, verremo catapultati all’interno di un museo, palcoscenico principale dell’intero Elder Sign. All’interno di questo museo dovremo compiere determinate missioni, ognuna delle quali rappresentata da un’icona, una descrizione (con elencati bonus e malus nel caso di risoluzione o fallimento) e una richiesta in termini di azioni da compiere. Queste azioni sono interamente basate sul lancio dei dadi: inutile allungare il brodo, Elder Sign: Omens è un gioco basato prepotentemente sulla fortuna. Starà a voi decidere quali missioni compiere (le quali saranno rimpinzate ogni volta che ne completerete una) e in che ordine, anche in base alla necessità di sigilli, segnalini indizio, oggetti o armi: tutto, però, sarà interamente gestito da un lancio di dadi.
Ogni investigatore avrà delle peculiarità e delle abilità uniche, le quali potranno influenzare pressoché tutti i contesti del gioco: gli altri investigatori, gli effetti delle missioni, il lancio dei dadi, così come gli stessi eventi di mezzanotte. Al cambio del giorno, infatti, la tabella del fato (il percorso effettuato dal grande Antico prima che si risvegli) avanzerà di X punti, dove il valore dipende dal grado di difficoltà dell’Antico. Per ogni nuovo giorno, ovvero dopo che tutti e 4 i nostri eroi avranno compiuto la loro azione, l’intera partita sarà influenzata da un evento casuale (sostituito poi il giorno successivo) che potrebbe danneggiare in qualsiasi modo il nostro gruppo di investigatori. Come dicevo, per completare le missioni dovremo lanciare dei dadi, cercando di ottenere gli stessi risultati richiesti dalle icone della missione: non esiste una determinata regola che determini l’uscita delle icone, ma con l’esperienza capirete che ci son personaggi più o meno adatti per determinati tipi di compiti.

Vieni a leggere la recensione completa su TheShelterNetwork.com:
http://theshelternetwork.com/elder-sign-omens/
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58 persone su 71 (82%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
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6.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 29 novembre 2013
Watch This: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jh4nSpV2n4k before you play, after that it should be pretty smooth sailing. I did not find the ingame tutorials particularly helpful.

I've never played the board game version of this, but I am a board game fan, so I took to this game pretty quickly. Great fun, played it with my girlfriend, we both played two different characters (though this game is not technically multiplayer). This game is hard, perhaps thats why it really gives me "roguelike" feels while playing. I really enjoyed it overall, I'd recommened it to friends looking to kill time. Unfortunately it being single player I feel the game loses some of the charm and fun that it would have as a board game played with friends.
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37 persone su 44 (84%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 28 novembre 2013
A almost perfect digital version of the board game. It is very RNG, but that what makes it an intense experience. Either you win against the dark gods or you lose horrible and 99% of the time thats what you are gonna do. I would like to see an online multiplayer because playing with other makes it so you are not gonna die alone and just to make it a bit more "fun", make it so you can choose ancient one at random.

I like this game both digital and physical and this just scratched the board game itch. Have fun dying.
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