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Horror Game The Night Cage Arrives This May

Smirk & Laughter has a new tile laying game coming soon

The Night Cage (Smirk & Laughter)A tile laying game with a horror them is arriving next month from Smirk & Laughter. In The Night Cage, the players will look to lead prisoners out from a darkened, mysterious, monster filled labyrinth. The game is for one to five players, ages 14+, plays in 40 to 60 minutes, and will carry an MSRP of $40.00 when it arrives in May.

About the game:

You awaken in the dark, your skin cold, your mind blank. You have nothing but your fear, a flickering candle, and a question: How long will your light last?

Trapped and crawling your way through a pitch-black labyrinth, equipped with nothing but dim candles, you must work together to explore the maze and escape. Unfortunately, your weak candlelight illuminates only your immediate surroundings. Worse still, horrifying Wax Eaters — monsters who despise the light — lurk in the suffocating darkness for their opportunity to strike.

The Night Cage is a fully co-operative, horror-themed tile-placement game that traps 1-5 lost souls within an unnatural labyrinth of eternal darkness. To win, players must each collect a key, find a gate, and escape as a group.

Escape won’t be easy as each player’s visibility is limited by the weak light of their candle. They illuminate only tiles directly connected to their own, and when players move, tiles that fall into darkness are removed from the game. Doubling back the way you came only opens new paths, the old ones being lost forever with critical keys and gates vanishing if your light move away from them…

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