Boardgamegeek says Ghost Stories is a cooperative game in which the players protect the village from incarnations of the lord of hell – Wu-Feng – and his legions of ghosts before they haunt a town and recover the ashes that will allow him to return to life. Each Player represents a Taoist monk working together with the others to fight off waves of ghosts. Its best played as four-player. It’s hard playing cooperatively as competitiveness and individualism tend to ruin the team effort. The players at the club seemed to like the game this week and Matthew pledges to get Wu-Feng next week. We shall see.
The game has won a host of awards: