The Collectible Card Game where YOU are the hero! Created by Alan Dean Foster (Alien, Star Wars…) & BYOOK

VALENCIENNES, France, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Best-selling science fiction writer Alan Dean Foster and mobile storytelling specialist BYOOK proudly announce THE MOANING WORDS, available now for FREE on the AppStore. A tribute to H.P. Lovecraft, THE MOANING WORDS is set in the legendary Cthulhu Mythos. Fully designed for mobile players whether they are die-hard fans or newcomers to the Mythos, THE MOANING WORDS mixes Collectible Card Games and Gamebooks.

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THE MOANING WORDS offers two complementary game modes with hours of content to unlock every day:

BATTLE MODE where players build their deck and fight against other players to rise through the Multiplayer leagues. They also confront some of the darkest creatures of the Cthulhu Mythos and progress through 8 dimensional portals to unlock more than 100 Ancestral Cards.

STORY MODE where players investigate humanity's darkest secret in an interactive story with 18 episodes (a new episode to unlock each day). In this exclusive adventure from Alan Dean Foster, players shape the story by their choices and card battles. Winning or losing changes everything! Players also solve illustrated riddles to progress: investigate a crime scene, manipulate old artifacts…

"In writing The Moaning Words I was able to fully immerse myself in the Cthulhu Mythos while simultaneously bringing it forward into the present day." Alan Dean Foster, writer.


  • More than 100 Ancestral Cards to collect
  • Challenging card battles against the darkest entities of the Cthulhu Mythos
  • Player-versus-Player battles ranked in different leagues
  • Interactive story by Alan Dean Foster in 18 episodes
  • Storyline is shaped by the player's choices and cards
  • Brain-teasing illustrated riddles to solve

THE MOANING WORDS is available now for FREE on the AppStore, here:

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About the author: Alan Dean Foster is a Best-selling science fiction writer and scriptwriter. He wrote the novelization of many films including Alien, Star Wars (under the name George Lucas), Star Trek and The Thing. He began his career writing "Lovecraftian" novels and is now recognized as a reference into the Cthulhu/Lovecraft Mythos.


For further information: Manea Castet (Game Director & Co-founder), Cell: +33(0)680899236, Mail:

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