Great news from the Stonemaier Games monthly newsletter that arrived in my inbox today.
In what could be the game with the longest name that I’ve ever heard of, Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig is coming to digital platforms later in 2019. And I’m happy to break the news!
(Editor – You must feel like a real journalist)
Ok, not “break” the news, as it was announced in the game’s Facebook group on March 25, but I have not heard or seen anything about this anywhere else until the newsletter arrived today.
(I can take credit for getting Jamey to put up a page for information about it, so there’s that at least!)
The developer for the digital edition is Daisu Games out of Brazil.
I played this game for the first time this weekend at Terminal City Tabletop Convention (and it will show up in my New to Me – March post coming later this week) and really enjoyed it.
In the game, you are basically building two castles: one with the person to your right and one with the person to your left. At the end of the game, you’ll score them both and your score will be the lowest of the two.
Since you are sort of negotiating with the people to your right and left, it will be interesting to see how the digital format works.
The digital platform could make this game very interesting. According to one of the developers on the Facebook page, the castle design will stretch and re-draw to accommodate your tile placement.
Here’s an early concept screenshot that Daisu tweeted.
— Daisu Games (@DaisuGames) March 26, 2019
No word on the little details like multiplayer or anything like that, and no set release date.
The goal is a late 2019 release on Steam/iOS/Android systems. And maybe some consoles (that seems to be happening more and more)? It’s hard to say.
But those three systems are definite.
Keep an eye on the Stonemaier page, and if I hear anything, you know I’ll pass it along to you.
Because I love you.
Yes, you. And you too. And you…and…
(Editor – Let’s end this before it gets out of hand)