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The Moaning Words - Trading Card Game in the Cthulhu Mythos

By Thumbstar Games Ltd

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Pocketgamer: 8/10 "The Moaning words is an adventure and battle card game really pleasing… you could easily have a surprising and epic journey!"

App4Phone: "The Moaning Words is an excellent surprise, convincing, captivating, bewitching, intense and well-made."

148apps: 4/5 "The Moaning Words is dripping with atmosphere, and with October now rolling around, it’s the perfect time for something spooky."

Bestselling science-fiction author Alan Dean Foster (Alien, Star Wars) is introducing THE MOANING WORDS, an intense investigation set in H.P Lovecraft's CTHULHU Mythos. This game mixes Trading Card Games and Gamebooks. It offers 2 complementary game modes (Battle & Story) with hours of daily content.

"Dark secrets are resurfacing. Forbidden knowledge is at your fingertips… Russia, Italy, and France: the discovery of 3 mysterious artefacts leads three unconnected people to confront the same evil. As they lift the comforting veil on our reality to reveal the unutterable, will you let the world crumble? Their fate is in your hands."

- Build your deck and defy entities from the CTHULHU Mythos
- Fight loads of challenging card battles and to collect all 100 cards
- Progress through 8 dark portals with different rules
- Play against your friends and rank up in the PVP leaderboards

- Discover an intense adventure where you are the hero
- Unlock a new episode every day
- Choose your own path wisely: your very Sanity is at stake
- Fight with your cards to shape the story. Winning or losing changes everything

Discover stories from the community or write your own interactive story and add it to app.

What's New in Version 1.17

New Portal: A new exclusive inter-dimensional portal just opened and will make you travel at the edge of the Earth.You will cross Antarctica to reach the MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS! In this new portal with unique and challenging "Excavating" Rule you will face something older than humanity…

New cards: Along with the new portal, get the chance to unlock many new & exclusive cards! Test your luck and try to get the Miskatonic Expedition Ship or even the rare ELDER THING.

Polished tutorial: The tutorial has been polished so people won't get lost during their first experience with the game.

Bug fixing:
- The CTHULHU IDOL is now working properly
- ELDER TEXTS (including Dagon) should not crash anymore
- RITUAL MODE synchronization (you will always find your rewarded cards in your card list)
- Some graphical glitches with iPad Mini and iPad air
- The GAME OVER timing will fit the screen
- Music optimization
- Now you cannot sell a card used in your deck
- New screen added during server maintenance
- Some other minor corrections


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Customer Reviews


Love the Cthulhu Mythos and this game is fun, can't get enough Lovecraft!

Perfect game for taking a break

Fun and intuitive play, easy to pick up, and doesn't require a lot of time or investment to get good cards. Not nearly as much of a cash grab as other free games, everything can be acquired easily without spending money.

Glad to see a new update, hope they add more!

Great H.P. Lovecraft inspired game

Fun game with lots of promise. However, not giving it a higher rating because the combat modes can be a little unfair, CPU players think almost 3 moves ahead and will almost win after the second turn. Big waste of time even trying to play the battles requiring 10 sanity because they will just beat you and waste sanity. Kind of frustrating that the game can cause so much grief over just a tic-tac-toe mini game.

The Moaning Words - Trading Card Game in the Cthulhu Mythos
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.17
  • Size: 103 MB
  • Languages: English, French
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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