Sometimes a group of people can make a huge difference. It’s also said that you should never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. Castell is a board game being published by Renegade Game Studios, and the premise of the game seems to walk a fine line between the two.
Renegade Game Studios, a premier publisher of unique games, is happy to announce the 2017 Cardboard Edison winner, Castell. This original title by designer Aaron Vanderbeek celebrates the vibrant Catalonian tradition of building human towers. The expected release for this award-winning game is March 2017.
Castell is the vibrant Catalonian tradition of building human towers. Huge teams of people from all over Catalonia gather at festivals to celebrate Catalonian culture and compete to build the highest and most difficult human towers.
Castell is a strategy game where players guide Castell teams through a year of festivals. Visit Catalonian cities, expand your team of Castellers, learn tower-building skills, and show off your tower-building prowess at local performances and festival competitions.
Harness your strength, balance, courage, and common sense to take your team to victory!
“We love introducing our fans to intriguing and unique themes,” explains Scott Gaeta, President of Renegade Game Studios. “Aaron Vanderbeek has put an incredible amount of time into studying this sport and it will be fun to share that enthusiasm with our fans through his game.”
Castell is slated for release in Q1 2018 with captivating art from Ossi Hiekkala. This game is elegantly designed for 2-4 players, ages 14+ to play in about 60-90 min.
1 Bame Board
1 Skill Wheel
4 Player Pawns
4 Player Boards
28 Special Action Tokens
30 Size Tokens
8 Board Skill Tiles
20 Player Skill Tiles
4 Player Aids
14 Festival Location Tiles
32 Local Performance Tiles
40 Prize Tokens
4 Score Markers
1 Round Marker
1 First Player Marker
1 Cloth Bag
It definitely has one of the most unique themes I’ve seen in any kind of game. Look for this early next year, and more information can be found here.
While not working as a Database Administrator, Keith Schleicher has been associated with Gaming Trend since 2003. While his love of video games started with the Telestar Alpha (a pong console with four different games), he trule started playing video games when he received the ill-fated TI-99/4A. While the Speech Synthesizer seemed to be the height of gaming, eventually a 286 AT computer running at 8/12 Hz and a CGA monitor would be his outlet for a while. Eventually he’d graduate to 386, 486, Pentium, and Athlon systems, building some of those systems while doing some hardware reviews and attending Comdex. With the release of the Dreamcast that started his conversion to the console world. Since then he has acquired an NES, SNES, PS2, PS3, PSP, GBA-SP, DS, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One S, Gamecube, Wii, Switch, and Oculus Quest 2. While not playing video games he enjoys bowling, reading, playing board games, listening to music, and watching movies and TV. He originally hails from Wisconsin but is now living in Michigan with his wife and sons.