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The Decemberists…Boardgame? | Gameosity
Here's something I didn't know: The Decemberists (indie folk rock band from Portland, Oregon) love board games. They love them so much, they made one based off of a photoshoot they did back in 2009. They wanted the photos to depict a secret society playing a mysterious board game named Illimat. Over the years the band has made a ritual out of playing a board game before each sound check at their concerts and recently they decided to bring their prop game Illimat to life via the handiwork of Keith Baker (designer of Gloom and Ebberon). Jess: Keith and Twogether Studios have created a 2-4 player game that looks to evoke a feeling that the game is from another lifetime. Illustrated by the band's artists Carson Ellis, Illimat hits the nail on the head in appearances. I can totally imagine men in Morning coats and ladies bedecked in Victorian ruffles, corseted within an inch of their lives, setting aside their Ouija boards to play the forbidden, yet intriguing Illimat. "If this ghost