Siege of the Citadel Returns
October 16, 2015 - 8:12am
Mutant Chronicles: Siege of the Citadel, a co-operative miniatures campaign board game, is getting a re-boot next year. Eric Lang, Richard Borg, and Kevin Wilson are among the team of designers developing the re-boot. The game was a major release in the 90's, and the re-boot will build and expand on the original gameplay and campaigns. Read about it in the press release below:
Modiphius & Cabinet Entertainment have joined forces to re-boot one of the most epic miniatures boardgames, Siege of the Citadel.
Originally designed by the team at Target Games in Sweden and then developed by Richard Borg at Pressman Toys, Siege of the Citadel became a worldwide hit with its lavish components, high quality plastic figures and innovative rules.Modiphius & Cabinet Entertainment have assembled an all-star team of designers to work on the re-boot including Richard Borg, Eric Lang and Kevin Wilson, along with cover artist Adrian Smith, and a sculpting team of Prodos Games and Paolo Parente.Siege of the Citadel was a major release by Pressman Toys in the 90's and is set in the Mutant Chronicles universe, where players control one of five corporations: Imperial, Cybertronic, Mishima, Capitol, or Bauhaus. Each player begins with two of their own unique Doomtroopers who both benefit from their Corporation's special ability. The players must prevent the Dark Legion and one of its vile leaders, the vile Nepharite, Alakhai, from conquering the solar system.Each successful mission brings news monstrous foes and terrifying events as the heroes explore the modular Citadel whilst events can help or hinder their missions. Promotion give credits to access more powerful weaponry and abilities whilst secret missions can cause chaos for the heroes!In the new edition, narrative led designs will build on the original gameplay mechanics and campaigns based on major events from the Mutant Chronicles universe will expand on the much loved game. We will be unveiling more about plans for the game over the coming weeks and months, sign up to be the first to know!Grab a Punisher Shortsword and Plasma Carbine, strap on your shoulder pads and make your mark in the Mutant Chronicles! Siege of the Citadel will be launched at Essen 2016 and in retail from October 2016. Find out more about the original game on the BoardGameGeek page.