The Stars Are Right

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The Stars Are Right

This article is about the board game. For the Call of Cthulhu supplement, see The Stars Are Right!


Publisher: Steve Jackson Games

Product Code/SKU: 1432


Year: 2009

Designer(s): Klaus Westerhoff

Artist(s): Goomi

Number of Players: 2 to 4 players

Estimated Playing Time: 60 minutes or less

Recommended Ages: Ages 12 +

Expansions: None

Other Editions: Die Sterne Stehen Richtig (German)


From the back of the box:

The world is doomed, and you can help! Help doom it, that is.

When the stars are right, the Great Old Ones will return. If the stars aren't right, move them!

In The Stars Are Right, you take the role of a cultist, summoning Lovecraftian horrors from beyond time and space. Invoke minor creatures to move the tiles that make up the sky, creating patterns to summon more and more powerful monsters. Eventually, you'll build a horde of Servitors who can make a chain of flips, pushes, and swaps, rearranging the entire sky. Make the stars right, summon a Great Old One, and win!

Comments / Trivia

This game was originally published in German by Pegasus Press in 2008.