The Origin Award Nominees were announced last Friday and Castle Panic has been nominated in the Board Game Category! For those of you unfamiliar with the Origin awards they are a bit like the Academy Awards for games. You might say we’re a little excited around here . . . Continue reading Castle Panic Nominated for an Origin Award!
There are quite a few people out there doing video reviews of board games these days. They’re a great way to show how a game looks, plays, and what players should expect. With the latest review up at Games with Hayden.com we may have a thumbs up from our youngest reviewer ever!
GameTrade Magazine is one of the biggest publications in the hobby game industry. Every month they cover new releases, previews of upcoming games and reviews of all sorts of fun stuff. We’re proud to announce that the latest issue (#120) features a great review of Castle Panic as well!
The reviews just keep coming and this one’s a lot of fun.
Doug and Shelly over at Garrett’s Games and Geekiness have posted a podcast where they discuss Castle Panic. They go into some nice detail and really give a sense of the fun you can have while fending off Monsters. One of the things they highlight nicely is how Castle Panic is great for introducing “non-gamers” to the fun of board gaming, without giving anyone a headache or scaring new gamers off. Continue reading New Podcast review from Garrett’s Games and Geekiness!
Matt over at Flames Rising.com has posted a great review of Castle Panic. They usually focus on dark fantasy and horror entertainment, but they were kind enough to lean our way for some Castle defending action. Matt experienced all the Plagues, Boulders and Boss Monsters the game could throw at him and still came away ready for more. “My favorite element of Castle Panic is the teamwork players need to have in order to win the game.” We agree Matt. Check out his review for a great rundown and his take on defending the Castle.
www.Boardgamegeek.com is a fantastic site. If you ever have a question about a game, want to read a review or just comment on a game, it’s the best site on the net to do it. The users of the site are no slouches when it comes to writing funny, insightful, witty comments about their favorite games. Continue reading We made the Top 100 Board Game Sessions . . . Twice!
It’s that time of year again, and the good folks over at Ogrecave.com have been extra nice and put together their annual Christmas Gift Guide of games they recommend. We’re pleased as holiday punch to announce that Castle Panic is on the “Twelve Boxes for Christmas” list. Continue reading Making a list . . .
We recently added a bit more content to the Retailers section of our website. If you run a brick-and-mortar game store and are looking for some more info on our games and how to sell them, check out the two new files we just posted. Continue reading Attn Retailers – New Sell Sheets Added!
Ian Clark over at the New Hampshire Sunday News has recently reviewed Castle Panic. It’s another positive write-up and we hope it helps to spread the good word! While his article isn’t part of the paper’s website, he was kind enough to forward a copy of it to us. If you’d like to read it, you can find it here.
A new interview has just been posted over at the comicsbulletin.com. In it, I answer some questions about game design, running the business, getting a game published and wearing out a friends copy of Dark Tower. Part two should be up before too long as well.
If you’re interested in reading a bit about how Castle Panic came about, you’re in luck.
The gamers over at Dream with Board Games have just posted an interview we did last week. It’s a fun read and they asked a lot of good questions about the creation of the game and my thoughts on the hobby business and gaming in general. Check it out.