This summer the stars will be right! Horror role-playing in the worlds of H.P. Lovecraft arrive on the iPhone and iPod Touch


MOUNT SHASTA, CA– May, 2010– Lucidsphere Media, LLC announces the release of their first title, The Necronomicon Card Game, for Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.

The Necronomicon Card Game invites fans of fantasy and horror role-playing games to immerse themselves in the nightmarish world of H.P. Lovecraft, the father of modern horror.

Throughout his stories, H.P. Lovecraft frequently made references to moldering, forbidden tomes and ancient books which contained secrets that man was never meant to know. Some of these were actual occult texts, but the most infamous one of all, and the one about which he had the most to say, was the abhorred Necronomicon. An ancient tome used to summon unnamable horrors and atrocities into material existence.

Lucidsphere Media Games Studio developed The Necronomicon Card Game as an innovative way to experience the compulsive fun of role-playing and collectible card games while on the go. The game promises to be unique in its’ class, and will be available this summer on the iTunes App Store.

“Role-playing games have always been fun, but these days a lot of people don’t have the time to invest in a game which can take hours to play,” remarks Dustin Neff, founder of Lucidsphere Media.“I wanted to make a role-playing card game which someone could carry around in their pocket, so to speak. Most games like this require groups of players, a significant investment of money in books and other materials, and hours if not days of your free time. The Necronomicon Card Game can be played for five minutes, wherever you happen to be. If you’re interrupted, you can come back later and resume your game where you left off.”

The Necronomicon Card Game combines the quick, easy to learn, addictive pace of fantasy card games with the mechanics of more in depth role-playing games, where dice are tossed to determine the outcomes of events and encounters. You can win achievements in the game to unlock new cards, and there will be future support for downloadable expansions and new game features.

During the game you’ll take on a variety of roles, becoming both investigators and innocents swept up in a battle against cosmic horrors. With the help of allies, weapons, secret information, strategy, and a few turns-of-fate, you’ll attempt to stop the minions of Cthulhu from entering our world.

The Necronomicon Card Game will feature over 80 beautifully hand-painted cards, making it one of the most ambitious card games in the mobile arena - created by a‘dream team’ of talented artists who have worked for some of the biggest movie, comic book, book publishing, and game studios in the world– and who have all brought H.P. Lovecraft’s world to life in unprecedented luster and detail.

About Lucidsphere Media

Lucidsphere Media is an independent producer of games for the iPhone and iPod Touch, with plans to support more platforms in the future. Located in legendary Mount Shasta, California, the studio works with artists and professionals in the gaming industry who are passionate about making great games, and bringing new stories to life. The studio’s team members are all experts in their field, who represent a large and successful body of experience with some of the biggest entertainment companies in the world.

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If you’d like more information about The Necronomicon Card Game, or to schedule an interview with the designer and producer, please email or call Dustin Neff at 530-926-3408 or e-mail .


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