Trick or Treat Studios, known for their high-quality horror collectibles, has introduced a new hidden movement board game inspired by director John Carpenter’s iconic 1978 film, Halloween. The game, designed by Emerson Matsuuchi and featuring art by Nathan Thomas Milliner, allows players to immerse themselves in the chilling world of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode.
Experience the Thrills of the Original Halloween Movie
The Halloween board game takes players back to the night when “he came home.” One player assumes the role of Michael Myers, while the others control Laurie and her friends, desperately searching for weapons, the children, and an escape route. The game’s unique mechanic adds tension as Myers can only be seen when directly observed.
Designed by Emerson Matsuuchi, a renowned game designer, this is the first time the original Halloween movie has been adapted into a standalone board game. Matsuuchi’s expertise ensures a thrilling and strategic gameplay experience for 3 to 4 players, with an estimated playtime of 60 minutes.
Immersive Artwork and Authenticity
Nathan Thomas Milliner, the artist behind the game’s stunning visuals, meticulously studied the Halloween Blu-ray to capture the film’s essence. Players can explore various locations from the Doyle, Wallace, Strode, and Myers houses, enhancing the game’s authenticity and visual appeal.
A Nostalgic Tribute to a Horror Classic
John Carpenter’s Halloween, released in 1978, is a seminal slasher film that set the standard for the genre. The movie follows the nightmarish return of Michael Myers to the town of Haddonfield, Illinois, as he stalks Laurie Strode and her friends. The game pays homage to this classic film, allowing fans to step into the shoes of Michael Myers or experience the adrenaline rush of escaping his relentless pursuit.
The Halloween board game, priced at $59.95, is now available for pre-order, with an estimated shipping date of August 1st. Horror enthusiasts, fans of the Halloween franchise, and board game aficionados can look forward to immersing themselves in this thrilling and nostalgic gaming experience.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is John Carpenter?
John Carpenter is an American film director, screenwriter, and composer. He is known for directing and scoring films in the horror, action, and science fiction genres. Carpenter gained fame for his work on movies such as “Halloween,” “The Thing,” and “Escape from New York.”
What is the Halloween board game by Trick or Treat Studios?
The Halloween board game by Trick or Treat Studios is a hidden movement game based on the 1978 movie “Halloween” directed by John Carpenter. In the game, one player takes on the role of Michael Myers, while the others control Laurie and her friends as they try to find weapons, the kids, and a way to escape from Myers. The game is designed by Emerson Matsuuchi and features art by Nathan Thomas Milliner. It is the first time the original Halloween movie has been made into its own board game.
Where is Haddonfield, Illinois?
Haddonfield is a fictional town in the state of Illinois. It is the primary setting for the “Halloween” movie franchise and serves as the hometown of the main characters, including Michael Myers and Laurie Strode.
Who are the main actors in the original Halloween movie?
The main actors in the original Halloween movie (1978) directed by John Carpenter include:
– Donald Pleasence as Dr. Sam Loomis
– Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode
– P.J. Soles as Lynda van der Klok
– Nancy Kyes as Annie Brackett
– Charles Cyphers as Sheriff Leigh Brackett
– Kyle Richards as Lindsey Wallace
– Brian Andrews as Tommy Doyle
– John Michael Graham as Bob Simms
– Nancy Stephens as Marion Chambers
– Nick Castle as Michael Myers (credited as “The Shape”)
What is the synopsis of the original Halloween movie?
The original Halloween movie (1978) directed by John Carpenter follows the story of Michael Myers. Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night in 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois, with the intention of killing again. The film focuses on the efforts of Laurie Strode and her friends to survive the night as they are pursued by the masked slasher Michael Myers.