T.I.M.E Stories released toward the end of 2015, and there have been several expansions so far, each presenting a different scenario than the one found in the base game. T.I.M.E Stories scenarios are effectively one-shot scenarios in which players take on the roles of time travelers and jump back into the bodies of situation-specific characters. They’ll then adventure through the scenes presented to them in an attempt to solve the mystery at hand. When they run out of time or otherwise fail, the players will reset the game and try again. After one to four runs, players will have found the clues, followed the leads, and completed the story.
In each scene during the game, a line of cards is laid out featuring panoramic artwork, and players can spread out to investigate the different cards in the scene, which represent different elements that can be interacted with. Various skill tests will take place using different scenario-specific character attributes, and that’s where the dice come into play—even a perfectly planned route in the third run of gameplay can be knocked off course by poor dice rolls. However, the dice system is a unique one, and completing a run is never based wholly on the dice.
Expedition: Endurance is the next T.I.M.E Stories scenario coming in January. What really happened to the crew of the Expedition and their Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition? From the official Asmodee synopsis:
What kind of sanity-testing challenges will the characters face amid the ship stranded in the Antarctic?
Item Code: ASMTS05
Releases January 2017
More T.I.M.E Stories
Also check out the base game and the other expansions from T.I.M.E Stories. Each can be played individually, but enjoy them in order to get hints of a deeper story line!
Item Code: ASMTS01
Item Code: ASMTS02
Item Code: ASMTS03
Item Code: ASMTS04