Archive for April, 2013

Stronghold Games Announces “Space Sheep!” Designed by Anthony Rubbo

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

PRESS RELEASE — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New Jersey, USA – April 14, 2013

Stronghold Games is proud to announce Space Sheep!, a very unique game designed by Anthony Rubbo. Space Sheep! is a real-time, customizable, cooperative game with a possible traitor in the midst.

In “Space Sheep!”, you are Defenders in the Strategic Sheep Command (SSC) of the Lambda sector. A new race, known only as “Wolf”, has been found. Their message is clear: total annihilation of Sheepkind. The Flock Commander and the most elite Defenders are ordered into the latest “Shepherd” class ships with the mission of recovering all SpaceSheep, and returning them to their Home Systems via the complex hyperspace network. Unfortunately, SSC intelligence has determined that there could be members of Wolf in Sheep Commanders’ uniform secretly working against you. The Defenders only have limited time and resources to bring the SpaceSheep and Shepherd ships back home, thwarting the evil Wolf plans.

For 1 to 8 players, Space Sheep! is extremely customizable, making each play experience different. Players choose the number of Systems in play (to change game complexity), the number of Tactics cards to use (changes game difficulty), the strength of the Wolf (changes game difficulty), from 0 to 3 Allegiance Cards to use (cooperation vs. competition), and the Direction Cards to use (creates variability in the game).

Tactics Cards are your resources used to move the Spacesheep and Shepherds between the Systems or for defense. The sandtimer is managed by one player, who must flip the timer over before it runs out, but ensuring that enough defense is in place, or a Wolf attack occurs forcing players to lose more cards.

“Space Sheep! is unlike other real-time and cooperative games.”, said Stephen Buonocore, President of Stronghold Games. “Anthony Rubbo has designed a puzzle-solving game that is very customizable and very scalable. By adding traitors, there is an amazing degree of tension for advanced players.”

Anthony Rubbo has designed several other excellent games, including “Hey Waiter!” and “Hey Froggy!” for R&R Games, as well as the upcoming “Renaissance Man” for Rio Grande Games.

Space Sheep! is slated as a 4Q’2013 release by Stronghold Games at the Essen Game Fair.

 

About Stronghold Games LLC:
Stronghold Games LLC is a publisher of high-quality board and card games in the hobby game industry. Since 2009, Stronghold Games has released many highly-regarded games, including the best-selling “Survive: Escape From Atlantis!”, the multiple award-winning “Confusion: Espionage and Deception in the Cold War”, the most innovative deck-building game, “Core Worlds” and its expansion “Core Worlds: Galactic Orders”, and the latest smash-hit “Space Cadets”. Stronghold Games publishes great game designs developed both in-house and in partnership with European publishers. Stronghold Games LLC is a Limited Liability Company formed in the State of Delaware, USA.

 

Contact:
Stephen M. Buonocore, President
Stephen@StrongholdGames.com

Mailing address:
Stronghold Games LLC
17 Sunflower Road
Somerset, NJ 08873 USA
Website: http://www.StrongholdGames.com
Phone: +1-908-304-5711

 

Survive! Mini-Expansions available in the Stronghold Games store!

Monday, April 8th, 2013

For our best selling game, “Survive: Escape From Atlantis!“, we now have THREE Mini-Expansions available for purchase in the Stronghold Games store!  These are:

  • Survive: 5-6 Player mini-expansion ($9.95)
  • Survive: The Giant Squid mini-expansion ($5.95)
  • Survive: Dolphins & Dive Dice mini-expansion ($9.95)

The “Survive: The Giant Squid” and the “Survive: 5-6 Player” Mini-Expansions are back after being out-of-print for quite some time.  These have been rebranded with our beautiful 30th Anniversary artwork.

Survive: Dolphins & Dive Dice” is an all-new mini-expansion, and never-before released by itself.  It consists of:

  1. Dolphins!  You get 4 Dolphin tokens to add into this great game!
  2. Dive Dice!  You get 2 blue engraved “Dive Dice”, which make the very cutthroat game of Survive! even more cutthroat!  [It takes cutthroat to an "11"!]
  3. Creature Die!  You get 1 red engraved Creature Die, which is a replacement for the red Creature Die that came with the base game.  You don’t need this to play the expansion.  It is a gift to you from Stronghold Games, as our fans wanted an engraved red Creature Die.  Well, you spoke, we listened… and you get an engraved red Creature die now!

You can go directly to our “Specials” page to purchase these great mini-expansions, as well as the previously announced promos and card sleeves for our other recent releases like “Space Cadets”, “Core Worlds: Galactic Orders”, and “CO2″ and “Revolver 2: Last Stand At Malpaso”.  Here is a direct link to our specials on this website:

http://strongholdgames.com/store/specials/

 

 

And here are our previously announced promo/special items, all still available:

  • Space Cadets: “Experimental Equipment and Crystals promo pack, PLUS Ship of the Line gray plastic miniature” ($7.50)
  • Space Cadets: “Bride Station Insignia BUTTONS” ($9.95)
  • Core Worlds: “Buono Core World” promo pack ($5.00)
  • CO2: “The Arctic mini-expansion ($5.00)
  • Revolver 1: “By The Gun They Died” expansion (regularly $19.95… now only $14.95)
  • Revolver 1 & 2″: Art Card Sleeves for your Jack Colty, Ned McReady, General Malpache, and Padre Esteban decks ($12.95/each)

 

"Experimental Equipment and Crystals" promo pack