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Back to News Listing Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga Newbie Night

Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2006 by Aaron Slitherine

Type: Event

April 15th, 2006 is Newbie Night for Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga.  No purchase is required to participate and win prizes, so download the demo (Windows or Mac) from www.starchamber.net.

 

 

Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga features a unique set of single player campaigns along with enhanced graphics, 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 digital download and boxed versions of Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga is now available for Mac and PC at the Matrix Games Online Store.  Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga is available to both existing Star Chamber players and those who have yet to try Star Chamber.  While 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!

 

For more information check out the main Matrix Games site at www.matrixgames.com, the Star Chamber site at www.starchamber.net and the Worlds Apart site at www.worlds-apart.com.

 

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