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Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein


We're getting to the end of 2019. There's still some months to go, and the holidays will be here sooner than you think. If you're looking to snag some of the games coming soon from Plaid Hat, you'll want to check out this update. They've posted when you can expect their next bunch of releases to be hitting store shelves.

So, you've worked hard and created your new recreation of Dr. Frankenstein's monster. But so have some of your competition. So, who decides which one's the best? That's where the scoring comes in when you're playing Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein. And it's just what we get a look at here in this preview.

What decisions did the designers have to make while coming up with a game? What was their solution to issues? Why did they do what they did? Only by talking to the designers themselves will such answers come out. And that's just what Plaid Hat Games did, sitting down with designer Dan Blanchett about Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein.

Of course, since in Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein Dr. Frankenstein existed, that means that his creature also existed. The last we see of it in the classic tale is it moving around the ice floes, spotted by the captain of the ship that the good Doctor is on. Well, the Creature and the Captain are both making their way into the game, and in this preview, you can see how.

So, you're looking to assemble pieces of various cadavers and turn them back into a living, breathing, human person. ... That's a lot easier said than done... How the heck do you do something like that, anyway? That's exactly what we get a look at in this preview from Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein from Plaid Hat Games. We're looking into the Lab Phase, where players will start assembling their creations.

Nothing helps figuring out how a game works like watching a video tutorial. Actually seeing and hearing someone explain the rules and the game layout is immensely hlepful. As such, Plaid Hat Games has a new How To Play video for their upcoming Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein game for you to check out.

A mysterious benefactor is looking to recreate the work of the notorious Dr. Frankenstein and has collected together various candidates to find the way to overcome death itself. But who are these scientists? That's just what you'll be finding out in this preview for Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein.

It's Frankinsteen.

Ok, maybe it's not. Maybe it is Frankenstein. But even if you're not Gene Wilder (and don't we all wish we were?), you still have monster-making in your blood. Plaid Hat is showing off an introduction video for their upcoming Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein board game, Have yourselves a look.

... ... Blucher!!!

Ok, seriously, I've tried to type something here for a little bit, and it's all just Young Frankenstein references in my head. And the problem with that is that there's so many good lines, it's impossible to decide on one to use. So, comment below with your favorite and we can all enjoy them.

Anyway, Plaid Hat Games has announced Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein, a new board game where you're looking to recreate the work of Victor for yourself.