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With this year's Essen and the release date of the game approaching, Historical Games Factory published the final version of the English rules for "The Outcast Heroes". The PDF file can be downloaded from BGG here:

The game's images gallery  was also recently updated with several samples of card artwork.

The Outcast Heroes presents the story of the so-called Cursed Soldiers, the units that fought against Soviet invaders at the end of World War II and did not lay down their arms even after the War was officially over.

The players send their soldiers on missions and must cooperate in order to beat a mission's Difficulty Level (but please note that it's not a truly cooperative game, it just employs some elements of the co-op mechanics, you do not play "against the game"). They earn Glory Points for successful missions as well as for achieving their Secret Goals. In the Secret Goals deck there are also Traitor cards (traitors earn points when missions fail). The game mechanisms also involve an element of bidding (to determinine the first player) and secret Order cards given to the soldiers to enhance their power. The game is divided into three stages and each stage consists of four rounds. Whoever gathers the most points after the third stage wins.

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