Darkness Falls (The X-Files)

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Author/Creator : Justin B all credits goes to him.

This scenario is based off an X-Files episode of the same name (“Darkness Falls“) – having seen this episode is not a huge spoiler, as playing the story itself is fun, but if you are playing with someone who doesn’t know the episode, let them be the lead and make the decisions.
I’ve only included the fronts of encounter cards in here so that you can just pop them into sleeves with extra encounter cards (like the ones in your extra core set, maybe?).

There is also a file in here called “Encounters-Reskinned-Fronts Only.pdf” – This file contains core set encounter cards that I just rethemed for this scenario. If you want to save some toner and paper, you can just use the Ancient Evils encounter set and the Striking Fear encounter set and just, I don’t know, pretend they make sense thematically. All I did was reskin those cards to make them match the theme.


My verdict:

Background story:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Visual experience:5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Overall experience:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Average:4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

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Looks doable to print, no typos of any relevance


I just played this with my husband and it was really fun. For me especially as a life-long X-Files fan, and Darkness Falls being my favorite episode! I really enjoyed how themed the entire thing was. Very fitting. Enjoyed the variations and mechanics, as well as what was an unexpected and well designed twist (no spoilers). The only small criticism I have is that I do wish the main enemy was a bit more terrifying. But still, thoroughly enjoyed the two play-throughs we did tonight. (There were a couple of small typos but they weren‘t too bad.) Now I can… Read more »


I’ve just played Darkness Falls or Gdy zapada zmierzch (Polish translation), true solo with Rex Murphy. I had really big fun as it was my favourite childhood TV series.
big compliments to Justin B.
I hope this is first part of long campaign X files scenarios. For this one and many more scenarios in Polish version visit : facebook #autorskie dodatki hwa.