- Facade Games
Salem 1692CODE: BG-FACSAL01
We're excited to be revealing a preview card for Commander Legends ahead of the release!
Accuse and defend your fellow townsfolk as you hunt down the witches of Salem. Act fast, before conspiracy turns you against your own.
The year is 1692, and it is a perilous time to live in the town of Salem, Massachusetts. One wrong step, or one misplaced accusation, and you could be the next witch to hang. "Salem" takes players into this perilous world and lets them re-live the tension, politics, and religious extremism that still has people talking about it 300 years later.
The game is packaged in a faux book box that closes magnetically. The game, disguised as a worn out leather book, can easily hide on your bookshelf and masquerade as an antique.
Players can play as prominent villagers from the old Salem town, and even read their bios in the instruction manual. The servant girl Mary Warren, pastor Samuel Parris, farmer John Proctor, storyteller Tituba, and beggar Sarah Good are some of the 12 characters featured in the game.
Players, each acting as one of these unique characters, are given 3-5 Tryal cards (depending on the number of players). These Tryal cards reveal the true identity of each player, "Witch" or "Not a Witch."
During gameplay, players gather cards that they use to accuse, or defend, other players. Deciding who to trust is key to survival, since you can never play a card on yourself. When you suspect someone to be a witch, you can begin accusing them with red accusation cards. When enough accusations have been placed on one of the players, the player who lays the final accusation chooses one of that player's Tryal cards to reveal. Once all "Witch" Tryal cards have been found, the villagers of Salem win.
Players can also use green and blue cards such as "Alibi", "Stocks", "Matchmaker", "Asylum", and "Scapegoat" to help or hurt their allies or enemies.
As players draw cards, they will eventually draw black cards that take immediate effect. One black card, "Night", forces all players to close their eyes while the Witches choose someone to eliminate, the Constable chooses someone to potentially save, and the Spy chooses a Tryal card to look at. The other black card, "Conspiracy," forces all players to take a face-down Tryal card from the player to their left. Killing witches quickly is essential, otherwise "Conspiracy" may soon have the whole town turned evil.
Before long, accusations will be flying, and screams of "She's a WITCH!" will wake the neighbours. Will you be the hero who purges your town of witches, or will you be wrongly accused and hung for witchcraft? Or perhaps you will be a witch yourself, escape conviction, and bring Salem to the ground.
Please see the checkout for the delivery options. We offer a wide range of services to give you the greatest choice.
We ship locally in the United Kingdom, as well as to Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and most of the world. If you have any questions on whether we ship to your country, please let us know using the contact us form.
We regularly review our prices so we are confident we are offering you the best deal. We know that price is one of the key reasons you will choose us over another company, which is why we have our 'Price Match' Promise.
This means that if you see something cheaper elsewhere, please let us know and we will offer to match the price if possible. Remember if you join our Members scheme, you only need to subscribe to the newsletter to get the Bronze Level and qualify for the 3% Store Credit payout deal.
1) Complete the form that you can find in the price match page.
2) The Price Match team will confirm within 1 working day (not weekends) by email or phone call whether the product is eligible for our Price Match Promise offer. Make sure you give us a daytime telephone number.
3) Please read the following conditions to see if you are eligible to benefit from the Price Match Promise
Up to 3% Store Credit on purchases
Free Economy Shipping on UK orders over £20
5 Star Customer Service on Trustpilot
Paid for 2 day shipping and arrived in 2 days, packaged well and as described. My only slight issue is that the picture for the product shows the 1st edition (Salem) and the product name is the 2nd edition (Salem 1692). I took a gamble as I wanted the 2nd edition and it paid off, but maybe this could be updated?
Very good item and quick delivery.