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A Hunter has set up camp in a dark and dangerous forest. In the middle of the night she is awakened by a sound in the darkness, just outside the light of her small fire. Again! A guttural growl informs the Hunter that she is not alone. To survive this night, the Hunter will need keen wits and sharp aim with her crossbow.
Dark is the Night is an asymmetric two-player game of hunt-or-be-hunted. One player takes the role of the hunter and can move in the lighted spaces surrounding the campfire while the other player is the monster, secretly moving through the darkness. With only limited tools at their disposal, each player tries to eliminate the other before daybreak.
While the goal of each player is to eliminate the other, the means to do it vary for both players. The movement and gameplay actions available to the hunter player and monster player are very different.
The game contains a board, hunter figure, 5 tokens and a rulebook.
If you like two-player games, also check out our Major General:Duel of Time game!