SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 HeidelBÄR Games, Czech Games Edition, and Horrible Guild are proud to announce Castle TriCon, the first international board gaming convention to take place in a unique virtual 3D world. This online event is the offspring of the famous “Castle Event”, historically held at castle Stahleck in Germany.
Castle TriCon will be open to the public September 26th and 27th, tickets for the event are free, and are now available. Prior to the public dates, members of the media are invited to preview the convention on September 24th, and business partners & retailers are invited for a trade day on September 25th.
Partnering with Confer-O-Matic and TableTopia, attendees will have the opportunity to explore a vast 3D world with their digital avatar, play upcoming games for the first time, and interact with friends via video and audio built into the convention’s client.
Attendees also have opportunities to try the hottest upcoming titles by the three publishers, meet game designers, and participate in games streamed on the mainstage.
COYOTE by Spartaco Alberterelli
Ages 10+ | 3-6 players | 20-30 minutes
HeidelBÄR Games’ redesigned version of the classic game Coyote with completely revised rules! Featuring gorgeous new art by Yupik Alaskan Native illustrator, Zona Evon Shroyer. Coyote is a dynamic bluffing game with high replayability that will prove to be great fun for the whole family.
ANANSI by Cyril Blondel and Jim Dratwa
Ages 10+ | 3-5 players | 30 minutes
Anansi is a unique trick-taking game with high replayability and a beautiful message to inspire people. Set in the powerful African story-world around famous Anansi, the so-called Keeper of Stories, and illustrated by artists from the African continent.
Czech Games Edition
UNDER FALLING SKIES by Tomáš “Uhlík” Uhlíř
Ages 12+ | 1+ players | 20-40 minutes
Under Falling Skies is a solo game with a multi-mission campaign. In each mission, you take charge of defending a besieged city. Your actions are powered by an innovative dice placement mechanic where every choice is both beneficial and detrimental. Fight the invaders city by city. Build a team from around the globe to save your planet and defeat the aliens!
LOST RUINS OF ARNAK by Mín and Elwen
Ages 12+ | 1-4 players | 90-120 minutes
Lost Ruins of Arnak combines deck building, worker placement and resource management in a game of exploration and discovery. Lead an expedition to explore the island, find lost artifacts, and face fearsome guardians, all in a quest to learn the island’s secrets.
UNICORN FEVER by Lorenzo Silva and Lorenzo Tucci Sorrentino. Art by Giulia Ghigini.
Ages 14+ | 2-6 players | 40 minutes
A tactical betting game where unwitting unicorns and their mindless desire to run on rainbows are exploited by unscrupulous citizen of the fairy realm for profit… and glory!
VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE – VENDETTA by Charlie Cleveland and Bruno Faidutti.
Art by Martin Mottet.
Ages 14+ | 3-6 Players | 30 minutes
A competitive card game set in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe! Join one of the vampire Clans of the Camarilla; build your hand, play cards and blood to earn the control of powerful Allies and precious Influence points; your goal is to conquer the role of Prince of Chicago!
About HeidelBÄR Games
HeidelBÄR Games is a brand-new publisher for board and card games from Germany with a long, exciting history. In 2019, HeidelBÄR Games left Asmodee and became an independent company, having previously operated as Heidelberger Spieleverlag, an independent studio and distributor founded in 1989. With the transition to an independent studio again, the bear is not taking any unknown paths, and we are looking forward to a future full of terrific ideas, projects and games. Game On, World!
About Czech Games Edition
We are a group of people who love board games and enjoy creating entertainment for players like we are. Back in 2006, we worked together on the first edition of Through the Ages, and we decided that this is the work we wanted to do for a living. Founded in 2007, Czech Games Edition (CGE) has since released over 40 games and expansions. We are a small company, but thanks to our partners around the world, you will find our games in over forty languages.
About Horrible Guild
Horrible Guild is an Italian board game publisher. Known as Horrible Games until late 2019, the company has been founded in 2014 by Lorenzo Silva. Our goal is to design, develop and produce cool and innovative games capable of bringing fun to everyone: we try to make our games stand out from the crowd, both for visual style and gameplay mechanics.