Archer: The Danger Zone! Board Game Nominated For 2015 Origins Award
Lake Forest, CA – June 2, 2015 – Cryptozoic Entertainment (www.cryptozoic.com) will again exhibit this year at the Origins Game Fair. Cryptozoic’s booth can be found in Hall D, the main gaming hall. Their booth, #D-201, will feature game demos, new products, tournaments and retail sales. Members of the Cryptozoic team will also be on hand to answer questions from fans and press.
New Products Launching at Origins
The SPYFALL deduction card game and Adventure Time Card Wars: Ice King vs. Marceline trading card game will be available to purchase for the first time at Origins before they are released to the general public.
SPYFALL is an easy-to-learn card game of bluffing, probing questions, clever answers and suspicion. At the start of each round, players receive a secret card informing them of the group's location – a casino, space station, pirate ship, circus, (30 unique locations), except that one player receives the SPY card instead of the location. The Spy doesn’t know where they are, but wins the round if they can figure it out before they blow their cover.
The new expansion of the Adventure Time Card Wars game will be demonstrated and sold. In this release, the Ice King and his IcyLands deck take on Marceline’s dark and crafty Useless Swamps & NiceLands deck. Featuring the first all-new Landscape including 96 percent new cards, this Collector’s Pack gives you over 45 never-before-seen cards.
Event Booth - Retail, Demos, & Tournaments
Located in Hall D, the main gaming hall, Cryptozoic can be found at booth #D-201. Stop by to demo games, play in tournaments and purchase your favorite products all in one location.
Games to be demonstrated include: Archer: The Danger Zone!, Spyfall, Epic Spell Wars II: Rumble at Castle Tentakill, DC Comics Deck-Building Game, Adventure Time Card Wars and MOD X.
Please click here to download the full event schedule. Highlights of the weekend include the “Ultimate Cerberus Showdown” on Sunday. There are 5 events leading up to this awesome event. Win your way into the Showdown at an event Thursday – Saturday.
41st Annual Origins Awards
Cryptozoic Entertainment’s Archer: The Danger Zone! Board Game has been nominated for an Origins Award which recognizes excellence in game design. The game is competing in the Best Children’s, Family, & Party Game category. The winners will be announced during the awards ceremony held at Origins Saturday, June 6.
Designed by Matt Hyra (Lead Game Design & Acquisitions), the game is based on the hit FX Network animated show and can be played with 2-8 people. Humorous gameplay and hilarious quotes lead to lots of laughs and variable office locations offer great game replayability.
Founded in 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of original and licensed board games, card games, comics and trading cards, including the DC Comics™ Deck-Building Game, The Walking Dead™ Board Game, The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game and Ghostbusters™:The Board Game, the 8th most funded tabletop game in Kickstarter history. Following a philosophy and core principle of "Fans First," the dedicated gamers and fans of the Cryptozoic Entertainment team are focused on producing fun and amazing products along with epic events that bring all gaming fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit www.cryptozoic.com for more information about product releases, events and news.
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About the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design and the Origins Awards
The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design (AAGAD) is a peer based network of gaming industry professionals whose mission is to promote innovation and excellence in design and production of games and game related materials. Each year the Academy presents the Origins Awards at the Origins Game Fair in June. The purpose of the Origins Awards is to reward excellence in game design. The Top 5 products in each category, as determined by the Academy Jury, are announced after the GAMA Trade Show in March. The Top 5 nominees are voted on by all members of the Academy. The Academy vote determines the winner of the Origins Award. The Top 5 products are also voted on by attendees of the Origins Game Fair for a chance to win the Fan Favorite award in each category. The winners are announced at the Origins Awards ceremony during Origins in June.
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