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Moby Dick or, the card game

| Published: 2013
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Experience the thrill, the awe and the terror of The White Whale in this card-driven narrative adventure game based on the classic book by Herman Melville. Set sail with 2 to 4 players, and follow Ahab and the crew of the Pequod to their inevitable, fated destruction. Roll custom engraved dice, collect beautiful raw wood oil tokens, and assemble a crew of hardy sailors ready to take on the boundless adventure of the open ocean. With over 100 cards of the highest quality vinyl stock, featuring striking original art and curated period images, Moby Dick, or, The Card Game is at once a raucous interactive adventure, and a lovingly crafted art object.

All the characters from the book, the sailors of the Pequod, can be found in the Sailor Deck, and each has been given a strength and ability directly tied to their characterization and narrative function in the book. The Sea Deck drives the voyage of the Pequod forward, containing whales to be hunted, Chapters to provide lasting effects on gameplay, lands to visit, shipboard occurrences, other whaling ships, pirates, and the White Whale himself. Lastly, the devastating Whale Deck describes the actions taken against players’ crews by hunted whales. These often deathful cards must be drawn by each player attempting to harpoon a chased leviathan.

After a successful launch on Kickstarter.com, the game is now available to all. For lovers of the literature and landlubbers alike, Moby Dick, or, The Card Game is a unique and thrilling gaming experience. Happy Hunting!

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