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Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga

Release Date: 6 DEC 2005 Discontinued

Platform: PC, Mac Game
Language:
Genre: Strategic
Turns: Turn-Based WEGO
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: Sci-Fi


Developer
Worlds Apart Productions


File Size: mb
Download Time:
- 56K Modem: min
- DSL or Satelite: min
- High Speed: min
Complexity: Intermediate
Field of Play: Strategic
Historical Period: Future/Sci-Fi
Theater: Planets, Star Systems
Unit Scale: Ships, Troops, Heroes
Turn Play: Yes, WEGO Turn-based
Players: 1 to 4 players
AI: Yes, for Single Player Campaigns
TCP/IP: Yes, via Game Lobby
PBEM: No
Game Editor: No
Game Requirements
- WINDOWS PC Version:
Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
1GHz Processor
128MB RAM
250MB Hard Drive Space
32-bit graphics
REQUIRES Internet Access
- MACINTOSH Version:
OS X 10.3 or higher
800MHz G4 Processor
128MB RAM
250MB Hard Drive Space
REQUIRES Internet Access
Alcohol and Tobacco Reference
Blood and Gore
Mild Fantasy Violence
Mild Language

Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga 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!

This new edition contains 2 single player campaigns as well as a tutorial campaign, 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.  The new Atok Incident, 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.

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Features

  • Matrix Games Edition Comes With:
  • 2 Single Player Campaigns (one Rebel, one Coalition)
  • 1 Tutorial Campaign (including The Jupiter Initiative)
  • 2 Starter Decks (or 6 booster packs)
  • 5 Atok Incident Booster Packs
  • 5 Event Passes
  • 5 EXCLUSIVE promotional cards
  • (Only Available on the Matrix Games version)
  • Two weeks of exclusive access to 3 and 4 player games!
  • A value of $31.95 USD in cards BEFORE including the single player campaign and exclusive promotional cards!

Reviews - From the Press

Heaven Games Review
Then I found “Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga”. I've heard about it before from a friend (who is also a hardcore RTS player) and kinda glanced over it a little without much thought if I would play it or not, as I didn't really care for an online card game... luckily I gave it a second chance and downloaded it. I played a bit and now I'm hooked.

Hard Gamers - 84%
(Translated from French)Finally, I must acknowledge I was surprised by Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga. The play succeeds in mixing much strategy into a card deck as well as an interesting universe... In short, if you seek a turn based strategy mixed with a Magic style card deck, this game is an excellent choice.

Deaf Gamers: 85%
Like any strategy game worth its salt, the more you play the game the more you appreciate its complexities.... there's a decent amount of [single player] content to sink your teeth into, which is always pleasing.

Best Independent Game of 2005
In its 15th Annual Computer Games Awards, CGM also gave Star Chamber honors as the 9th best Computer Game of 2005, and the Best Independent Game of 2005, saying that Star Chamber '..is one of the best-designed computer games of the past five years..'

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Digital Express Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
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