||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Matrix Games Signs Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga

Posted: Monday, September 26, 2005 by Matrix Support

Type: News

The Acclaimed Sci-Fi Trading Card/Strategy Game Coming to Matrix

 

Matrix Games is pleased to announce they have signed Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga from Worlds Apart Productions (www.worlds-apart.com).  This famed strategic trading card game set in a sci-fi themed universe will be released as part of the Matrix Games line of products later this year.  Star Chamber:  The Harbinger Saga will have enhanced graphics and an improved UI, new maps, new cards, four player games, a tournament drafting system, and many minor adjustments to improve the game.  The engine is based on the critically acclaimed he Lord of the Rings Online Trading Card Game.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, “Star Chamber is a fresh design with outstanding gameplay and we look forward to playing a key role in its success.”

 

Scott Martins, President of Worlds Apart Productions, stated, “Matrix Games is an expert when it comes to publishing strategy games and we are confident Star Chamber is one of the best.  This will be an excellent partnership that will increase awareness of Star Chamber among strategy gamers around the world.”

 

Star Chamber is a turn-based online strategy board game of space combat and diplomacy, and players use special decks of cards that represent the assets and abilities of their favorite alien races. With hundreds of different cards and three victory conditions, the number of strategies you can develop is endless. You can conquer your enemy's home world for a military victory, unearth ancient alien artifacts for a cultural win, or double-cross your way to a political victory at the Star Council. Cards include game elements such as ships, heroes, politicians, and special alien technologies, and the game models intrigue, economic planning, and both space and ground combat. With numerous maps to choose from you will never experience the same game twice in Star Chamber.

 

The original Star Chamber has received some incredible reviews, including Editor’s Choice from Computer Gaming World, a 92% from Ferrago, a 90% from Game Zone, and an 8.8 from Gamespot (with a perfect 10 in Gameplay)!  With this deluxe re-release the sites are set on even higher scores, both from reviewers and players alike.

More Info

Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga

  ( Views : 4935 )


In Other News..

Deal of the Week Pride of Nations

Monday, September 01, 2014

This week we offer you a great deal on Pride of Nations, Ageod’s biggest title ever! Pride of Nations allows you to reshape the world as one of the major countries of the 19th Century as you try to become the most prestigious nation. For the entire week, you will be able to grab this huge game for just $9,99!

Read more...

To End All Wars Releasing on Steam!

Friday, August 29, 2014

In a couple of hours, To End All Wars will hit the Steam stores! To End All Wars is already the considered by some fans to be the best Ageod game yet. With the Steam release,  comes also the release of the release of the new To End All Wars trailer that will help you get into the proper mood.

Read more...

Slitherine is recruiting: Programmers required

Friday, August 29, 2014

Slitherine is recruiting: Programmers required, to work at our offices in Epsom UK.

Read more...

Pandora: Eclipse of Nashira gets release date

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Since the release of Pandora: First Contact in late 2013, developers from Proxy Studios have been carefully collecting players’ feedback and thinking about the pros and cons that were highlighted by the community. At the core of this debate were requests about the diversity in this 4X sci-fi game, and the richness of the diplomatic relations between the factions. As a result the team has been working hard to make the game deeper and released several patches and a free expansion – Return of Messari – that went in this direction, and brought brand new content with a game changer that ensured fun and challenge for the late game.

Read more...

To End All Wars is now available!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

“This war, like the next war, is a war to end war.” (David Lloyd George – UK Prime Minister)

One hundred years ago today, Russian and German forces were standing facing each other in East Prussia. This early confrontation on the Eastern Front – known as the Battle of Tannenberg - resulted in the almost complete destruction of the Russian Second Army and the suicide of their main commander, Samsonov. On the German side the battle made Paul von Hindenburg famous for the rest of the war, and proved that moving troops quickly by train could bring a decisive advantage. Technology was an asset that could make all the difference in the years to come…

Read more...

Deal of the Week: Field of Glory

Monday, August 25, 2014

It is Monday again and we all know this means that it is time for a new Deal of the Week! This week we give you a big discount on the classic Field of Glory. This digital adaptation of the popular tabletop wargame offers great gameplay and, thanks to its easy-to-use PBEM++ multiplayer system, boasts a competitive multiplayer community. Now is your chance to join the ranks of the hordes of Field of Glory players for just $ 14,99!

Read more...

To End All Wars: Video, AAR and Interview!

Friday, August 22, 2014

With To End All Wars releasing in less than a week, it is time to show you some more of this grand strategy title. We have made for you a short video, a more in-depth After Action Report and today, the Wargamer published an interview with the development team. 

Read more...