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Dark Horse and Studio71 Reveal The Umbrella Academy Card Game

The Umbrella Academy Card Game

Dark Horse Comics and Studio71 Games have joined forces to release a battling card game based on the hit comic series The Umbrella Academy from Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá. Ahead of its Netflix Season 2 premiere on July 31, fans can pre-commit to buy the game at UmbrellaAcademyGame.com and bring to life the fantastical and dysfunctional world of The Umbrella Academy in the comfort of their living rooms.

The game brings together your favorite seven siblings to defeat hordes of villains in cooperative battle. Play as “Five”, “Séance”, “Space Boy”, “The Rumor”, “The Horror”, “The Kraken”, or “Vanya”, each with their own unique powers. These abilities give players a powerful strategy to follow during the game. Players take one energy bar card; the energy bar measures your energy throughout the game so that you can use special abilities. You’ll battle the deadly villains like “Carmichael”, “Dr. Terminal”, “Perseus X and Medusa”, “Hazel & Cha Cha” and many more. Based on the number of players, shuffle and place the indicated number of villain cards in the middle of the play area, face down. Those villains will use villain attack cards to battle against the siblings. The players put forth their attacks against the villain attack cards, face down. Upon revealing the cards, the heroes and villains compare score values. The winning card being the one with the greater damage.

The Umbrella Academy Card Game

An Umbrella Academy game would be nothing without a little dysfunction, brothers will fight, there will be confrontation, hopelessness, you might even hit rock bottom. Throughout the game, dysfunctional family cards bring the comic themes to life and affect each round. The siblings are victorious when all the villain cards are defeated, but if the villains overwhelm the siblings the world will be destroyed. This game is far beyond the ordinary so if you’re ready to save the world, this card game is for you.

By committing to buy the game now you receive a free holographic Umbrella Academy hero card.

Ken Jennings and Richard Garfield’s Half Truth is Out Now

Half Truth

Studio71, a Red Arrow Studios Company, and Nighthawk Games, along with Ken Jennings, Jeopardy’s world champion and “Greatest of All Time” winner, and Richard Garfield, creator of Magic: The Gathering, have released their highly-anticipated trivia board game Half Truth

The game is available now at Studio71Games.com as well as major retailers such as Target, Walmart, Amazon, and hobby and specialty retailers. 

Launched as a Kickstarter campaign in August 2019 that was fully funded in three hours, Half Truth is a party game for all ages, and one that actually makes you feel smart! Featuring box art by one of the world’s most celebrated game box designers, Ian O’Toole, the game comes with 500 trivia question cards and each card has a category on it, like “Animals with blue tongues.” There are six possible answers, three right and three wrong, and players have to place bets on answers they believe are correct.

Half Truth updates classic trivia games with some new twists.