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Somewhere In The Heavens … They Are Waiting

A cooperative, Science-fiction, action-adventure game for 2 to 6 players.




UPDATE: I've talked my gaming group (my kids!) into playing through Somewhere In The Heavens...They Are Waiting. Warning: There are spoilers because well, the game has A LOT of hidden information to which only the Gabriel player will be privy. I suppose if you plan to only play the Gabriel character, you'd be safe to watch and enjoy. I also want to make sure potential buyers can see the depth of story and the detail put into the mechanics and flow of the action on the board. Either way, watching it or not, you can be assured of a fun experience that puts you in control of a Sci-Fi action-adventure game.

UPDATE: A printed Encounter booklet will ship with the game. This is in response to feedback and preference to printed materials over web-app driven games. You can download the Encounter Booklet now in the components section.

View and play the web-app now!*

*Printed boardgame needed for full experience

Security Officers have 24 days to save Earth from Wormwood.

Somewhere In The Heavens… They Are Waiting is a fully cooperative, action-adventure experience based on the beloved Mac computer game "Marathon", for 2 to 6 players.

It’s the year 2155 and a large asteroid is headed toward Earth. It’s estimated that the asteroid, dubbed Wormwood, will reach earth’s atmosphere in 24 days. Meanwhile, you are an officer aboard the Gryphon, an AI controlled space cruiser, when your employer alerts you of your next mission. It sounds simple enough. A standard security check on an abandoned nuclear power facility. You will slowly uncover truths that connect to the fast approaching artifact.

Players will use an action point system to navigate through space finding the necessary technologies needed to stop the asteroid. One player will play as the ship A.I., Gabriel, using a web-app to guide the 1-5 Officer players on planetary missions to accomplish the goals necessary to win. Officer players will acquire upgrades to their suits and weapons to fight against the threats attempting to keep the asteroid on its course. Missions will take you through space to industrial facilities, military strongholds, and alien architecture.

Player Characters

Officers: Special Abilities


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Publish Date January 04, 2022
Edition First
Department Games
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More Info Somewhere In The Heavens … They Are Waiting web site

Why buy this?

  • Story-driven scenarios using a web-app or printed booklet.
  • Multiple maps for variety of locations and story immersion!
  • Based on Bungie's Mac game classic "MARATHON"

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  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.


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