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  Talisman Digital Edition launches 25th February.
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Tuesday 25 th February 2014, Manchester: Today on Steam, Nomad Games Limited launches a faithful digital version of the classic fantasy-adventure board-game ‘Talisman’ featuring multiplay modes and single player versus AI. A special Boxed Collector’s set of Talisman Digital Edition is also available in retail via Merge Games Limited, offering two copies of the game plus the fun solo-quest version called Talisman Prologue. In addition, the first Digital Expansion Pack - ’The Reaper’- will be available at launch.

NEW Talisman Digital Edition Multiplayer for PC (Steam) - In the iconic fantasy adventure board game from Games Workshop, developed for PC by Nomad Games, you take on the role of a heroic adventurer, building up your strength, wisdom and wealth in a quest for glory. In a mythical world of dragons and sorcery, full of magic and monsters, you compete to claim the Crown of Command.

•     Control 1 of 14 characters, from the heroic Warrior to the powerful Sorceress.

•     Multiplayer modes for up to 4 players, online or local hot-seat, or play against AI opponents.

•     17 powerful spells to cast

•     Based on the 4th Revised Edition rules of the board game.

•     Designed to be extendable with classic Expansion and Character packs

NEW Talisman Collector’s Digital Edition for PC (Retail) includes two copies of Talisman DE (one for gifting), as well as Talisman Prologue, the previously released single player game, two soundtracks, two sets of art cards, two strategy guides, manual and desktop themes. Talisman Prologue is a single-player version of the game designed to let players quickly explore the nature of each character and the board itself in a series of challenging quests. Includes 10 classic characters and 50 quests.

Don Whiteford, co-found of Nomad Games commented: “Getting a much loved family game like Talisman into videogame format has been a huge undertaking, and with the help of Merge Games and Steam we can be sure of reaching the devoted fans and board game players while hopefully recruiting many more”


Genre: Strategy RPG (Multiplayer & Single player)
Release date: Tuesday 25 th February (Steam) Thursday 27 th February (Retail)
Retail Publisher: Merge Games
Developer: Nomad Games
Rating: 7+
Format: PC
Languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish
Available Merge




Technical Specifications:

Supported OS:          Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8

Processor:                 1.4 GHz minimum, 2.4 GHz or higher recommended

RAM:                          1 GB minimum, 2 GB recommended

Graphics card:          DirectX 9.0 or higher, pixel shader 2.0 or higher

Sound card:               DirectX 9.0 or higher

Hard Drive Space:    1.2 GB minimum

Game size:                 1 GB

Controls:                    Windows compatible keyboard & mouse

For additional information visit the Merge Games website.

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About Nomad Games

Nomad Games, formed in 2011 by a small team of veteran developers, has already enjoyed success bringing Talisman Prologue to PC and mobile platforms in early 2013 and are now set to bring the entire Talisman Series a wide range of platforms in 2014. Check them out at:

About Merge Games

Merge Games is an independent publisher based in Manchester, UK. We specialise in publishing collectable games for retail and worldwide digital distribution for independent developers. Our back catalogue includes Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine, The Inner World, Limbo – Collector’s Edition, Binding of Issac, Terraria Collector’s Edition and many more. For more information visit

About Games Workshop®

Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L) is based in Nottingham, UK. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 400 of its own Hobby centres, the Internet and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. Further details on the company can be obtained at

Talisman © Games Workshop Limited 1983, 1985, 1994, 2007. Talisman: Prologue © Games Workshop Limited 2014. Talisman: Digital Edition © Games Workshop Limited 2014. Games Workshop, Talisman, Talisman: Prologue, Talisman: Digital Edition the foregoing marks’ respective logos and all associated marks, logos, characters, products and illustrations from the Talisman game are either ®, TM and/or © Games Workshop Limited 1983–2014, variably registered in the UK and other countries around the world. This edition published under license to Nomad Games Ltd. “Nomad Games” is the registered trademark Nomad Games Limited. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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