Cthulhu Death May Die review

Cthulhu: Death May Die Board Game Review


Name: Cthulhu: Death May Die

BGG Weight: 2.42 / 5

Year Published: 2019

Publisher: CMON Limited

Designer: Rob Daviau, Eric M. Lang

Number of Players: 1-5

Playing Time: 90-120 minutes

Game Category/Theme: Horror, Adventure

Board Game Mechanics: Action Points, Cooperative Game, Dice Rolling, Scenario / Mission / Campaign Game, Solo / Solitaire Game, Variable Player Powers


Strategy: 8.0

Complexity: 7.0

Player Interaction: 9.0

Replayability: 9.0

Game Rating: 8.5

Cost: 7.0


Weight Rating = (7.0 + 8.0) = 15.0

Playability rating = 19.5

Play Rating score = (15.0 + 19.5) * 2 = 69.0

Value Rating = 69.0 / 7.0 = 9.86

Final Score Rating = 69.0 + 9.86 = 78.86


Cthulhu: Death May Die is a cooperative adventure board game that takes place in a world of Lovecraftian horror. The game is designed for 1-5 players and has a playing time of 90-120 minutes. The game mechanics include cooperative gameplay, variable player powers, action points, dice rolling, and a modular board. Players take on the role of investigators who are attempting to stop the elder gods from rising and destroying the world. Each investigator has unique abilities and must work together to investigate the board, fight monsters, and collect clues to ultimately defeat the elder god.

One of the strengths of Cthulhu: Death May Die is the player interaction. The game is designed to be played cooperatively, and players must work together to defeat the elder god. The game also has a high replayability factor, as the modular board and different elder gods provide for unique gameplay experiences each time the game is played. The game can be complex, but the rules are explained clearly and the game flow is smooth once players become familiar with the mechanics.

The game offers solo play, which is a nice feature for those who prefer to play alone. However, the game is best played with a group of players, as the cooperative gameplay and player interaction are a big part of the game experience.

For those who enjoyed Cthulhu: Death May Die, here are ten other games that may appeal to them:

  1. Arkham Horror: The Card Game – A cooperative card game set in the Lovecraftian world of Arkham Horror.
  2. Eldritch Horror – A cooperative adventure board game that has players battling elder gods across the globe.
  3. Mansions of Madness – A cooperative board game that uses an app to guide players through an immersive Lovecraftian story.
  4. Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate – A cooperative board game that has players exploring a haunted city and battling monsters.
  5. Gloomhaven – A tactical board game that has players working together to complete quests and explore a fantasy world.
  6. Descent: Journeys in the Dark – A cooperative board game that has players battling monsters and exploring a dungeon.
  7. Fury of Dracula – A hidden movement board game that has players chasing Dr
  8. Cthulhu Wars
  9. Dead of Winter
  10. Fury of Dracula

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