If you are like us, you are no doubt still upset over the cancellation news of the incredible Ash vs. Evil Dead and the announcement that Bruce Campbell is retiring the role of Ash. Well, a little bit of good news comes via Dynamite Entertainment, that the company, in conjunction with Lynnvander Studios, will adapt an Evil Dead-themed tabletop board game.
That’s right, the studio responsible for games like Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Board Game, Dragon Ball Z: The Board Game Saga and The Terminator: The Official Board Game and DE’s Re-Animator comic miniseries, will be bringing us Army of Darkness: The Board Game, in honor of the third installment in the Evil Dead film franchise.
The game will task players with taking on, “the role of unlikely hero Ash Williams, the chainsaw-wielding, time traveling S-Mart employee. In this multiplayer game, Ash and his allies will lead an army of medieval knights against a horde of unliving Deadite zombies.”
Dynamite CEO Nick Barrucci released a statement regarding the game saying, “Army of Darkness was the first license we signed at Dynamite and it still holds a very special place in our hearts. So we couldn’t think of a better, more exciting brand, to use for our first miniatures game. We can’t wait to show tabletop gamers and horror fans what we have planned!”
The powers-that-be plan to include numerous highly-detailed miniature figures and all will be supplemented with expansions, accessories and other add-on pieces.
We can’t wait to play this game, but what do you think? Let us know in the comments below.