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Today’s episode will be about our new product for SPIEL in Essen 2024: “Obscurians”! Let us take you to a remote desert planet that is home to a mysterious shadow bazaar where the Obscurians conduct their dark machinations.
Swantje is actively supported by our editor Maikel in this episode.

Obscurians – A game full of secrets

“Obscurians” is not just a game, but an invitation to a world full of secrets, aliens and shadowy machinations. Designed for 4 to 6 players, the deluxe version even offers material for a seventh player. The playing time varies between 30 and 60 minutes, depending on group size and gaming experience. Like many of our games, “Obscurians” offers you an easy introduction and accessible rules with a lot of strategic depth. It will take you a long time to unravel the depths of this obscure game and master it as an Obscurian!

A bazaar full of secret clients

At the thematic center of “Obscurians” is the bazaar where you act as Obscurians. Your mission? To fulfill secret orders by trading, giving or taking goods. You must always proceed strategically without revealing your true intentions. Maikel guides us through the mechanics of the game, which require a balance of tactics, bluffing and strategy. Whether you’re squandering space cookies or perched on your wagon like an alien lord, “Obscurians” invites you to immerse yourself in a world of strategy and fun.

A game for everyone

Although “Obscurians” offers a lot of gameplay depth, it is accessible and inviting for players of all experience levels. It is suitable for enthusiastic connoisseur players as well as families and friends who just want to have a good time. With elements that appeal to both introverts and extroverts, “Obscurians” provides a platform for everyone to immerse themselves in the captivating world of secret missions and alien intrigue.

We would like to thank you for reading. We hope you are as excited about “Obscurians” as we are. Let’s uncover the secrets of the desert planet together and delve into the depths of galactic intrigue. See you next time on the Funcast!