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PREVIEW: 'The X-Files' Board Game

The folks over at IDW Games are hard at work on the new X-Files board game, and we have the latest preview for you to check out. But if you're not up to date on the game, here's what you need to know from the IDW Games panel at San Diego Comic Con:

  • Currently slated to be released in September
  • Gameplay allows 2-5 players
  • The Mulder and Scully players have powers that compliment each other
  • Scully's power is Skeptic, allows her to gather extra evidence
  • Mulder's power is Believer
  • Skinner is more of an influencer
  • CSM tries to cause problems across the board
  • Alex Krycek is a (helpful) jerk
  • Appearances from major villians from seasons 1-3
  • The expansion pack will be released 5 months after initial release
  • Flukeman will be a big part of that expansion

Below are the latest Syndicate cards. You can also check out more cards and photos in our Facebook album of the game. We will continue posting new previews of the game up to its release, so stay tuned!


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