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Back to News Listing Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga Now Available!

Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 by Matrix Support

Type: News

New Release in Award-Winning Strategy Series Available from Matrix Games Online Store

Matrix Games in association with Worlds Apart Productions (www.worlds-apart.com) is proud to announce Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga, a stand-alone new release of the award-winning Star Chamber, is now available from the Matrix Games Online Store.  Star Chamber is a highly acclaimed hybrid board and trading card strategy game set in a sci-fi themed universe.  Awarded the Computer Gaming World Editor’s Choice (4.5 of 5 Stars) and a 8.8 rating (10 in Gameplay!) from GameSpot, Star Chamber successfully melds card and strategy gaming into a new experience!

Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga has enhanced graphics and an improved user interface, new maps, new cards, new sound effects, four player games, a tournament drafting system, and many minor adjustments to improve the game.  The engine for managing online play is based on the critically acclaimed The Lord of the Rings Online Trading Card Game.

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, stated, “Star Chamber is a new and outstanding Sci-Fi strategy game design which reminds us all how addictive and stimulating great strategy gameplay can be.  If you consider yourself a strategy gamer, be warned that once you try it, Star Chamber may be the only game you’ll ever need!”

 

The digital download of Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga is now available at the Matrix Games Online Store, and a boxed version will be available within a week.  Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga is available to both existing Star Chamber players and those who have yet to try Star ChamberWhile this is a stand-alone release, the installation process as well as the online play require an internet connection.

 

Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga contains 2 single player campaigns, 2 starter decks (or 6 booster packs), 5 Atok Incident boosters, 5 event passes, and 5 exclusive promo cards only available when you purchase the Matrix Games edition.  For only $29.99 from the Matrix Online Store, the total value of the starter decks, booster packs, and event passes comes to $31.95 and that doesn’t include the value of the single player campaigns or the 5 special promo cards.  For both existing and new players, this is the perfect way to experience the new Star Chamber.  Also, the new Atok Incident expansion, which is launching along with The Harbinger Saga, contains over 300 brand new cards to further increase the number of strategies in the already robust Star Chamber catalog.

 

Star Chamber is a turn-based online strategy board game of space combat, destiny and power politics. Players use special decks of cards that represent the assets and abilities of their favorite alien races, bringing them to life and offering players the opportunity to customize their gameplay. With hundreds of different cards and multiple 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 Chamber. Cards include game elements such as special ships, heroes, politicians, and special alien technologies. The game models intrigue, economic planning, colonization, and both space and ground combat through both board and card game mechanics. With numerous maps to choose from you will never experience the same game twice in Star Chamber!

 

Join the many players who’ve already found Star Chamber with the Matrix Games release of Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga, now exclusively available at www.matrixgames.com!

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