Cryptozoic Entertainment showcased several upcoming game releases for 2014 and announced a new licensing deal for the Fox TV series Sleepy Hollow at Toy Fair, in addition to its announcements for the DC Deck-Building Game and new Adventure Time products (see "'DC Deck-Building' Expansion and New Game" and "Cryptozoic 'Adventure Time' Releases").
In August, Cryptozoic will release the The Walking Dead: Don’t Look Back Dice Game. Details on the competitive dice game were not released, but MSRP is tentatively $20.00.
'Archer: The Game'"), the game is billed as "a high-stakes game of espionage, international intrigue, and screwing over your co-workers." The goal is to be the first player to get 20 Upper Hand cards, by insulting opponents, doing well on missions, and encountering guest stars and secondary characters from the show.
The box contains 6 oversized location tiles, 8 oversized character cards, 8 character decks (20 cards each), 8 sets of 7 character tokens, 25 event cards, 52 challenge cards, an oversized scoring track tile, an initiative token, a mission leader token, 3 dice and a rulebook. The game is for 2 – 8 players, ages 15 and up, and plays in 30 – 45 minutes. MSRP is $40.00.
Cryptozoic has also secured a license to produce trading cards, novelties and gift items for Fox’s supernatural/police drama series Sleepy Hollow. The show, which is a modern-day retelling of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, just completed its first season, and will return for a second in the fall.
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Posted by ICv2 on February 21, 2014 @ 4:21 pm CT
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