Hunted Cow Signs Deal With Board Game Experts Victory Point

VPG_logo_RedHunted Cow, Scotland’s secret games publisher and one of the country’s biggest success stories, announced that it has signed a deal with American board game creators Victory Point Games.

Victory Point Games is an award-winning games company, based in California. Victory Point started life as a historical war games company, but has expanded hugely to incorporate strategy, card, family and casual games.

screenshot1The agreement will see Hunted Cow develop and publish video game versions of many Victory Point games, starting with:

  • Astra Titanus – a space opera where the player must defend their fleet of starships and outrun the threat of the alien Star Titan
  • Dawn of the Zeds – pits you against the perennial threat of the undead, as you co-ordinate the defences of the isolated town of Farmingdale and hold out until a National Guard relief column arrives
  • Infection: Humanity’s Last Gasp – you are the director of the Department of Plague Control field office in New York City, with the fate of the human race in your hands as you desperately struggle to find the cure to the terrifying Morbusian virus
  • Legions of Darkness –  the brave defenders of Highmoor Castle are under siege and you have the responsibility of fending off the evil creatures assaulting the walls

screenshot20Victory Point Games co-founder Alan Emrich, told us:

Victory Point Games is a boardgame publisher staffed by many digital game developers. That’s why we’re so glad to have found our kindred spirits in the digital game publishing industry who ‘get’ manual-to-digital game translations. We’re very excited to be working together with a great publisher, our new friends at Hunted Cow Studios.

Craig Withers, Hunted Cow’s head of marketing, said:

Everyone at Hunted Cow is incredibly excited to help bring Victory Point Games to a larger audience. At the moment, the first titles we expect to release are the solitaire games Astra Titanus, Dawn of the Zeds, Infection: Humanity’s Last Gasp and Legions of Darkness. The opportunity to work directly with a company of their quality doesn’t come along every day, and we look forward to showing our fans what we can accomplish together.

image37If you’ve not come across Victory Point Games before, the company’s list of board gaming hits includes Infection, Gem Rush, Circus Train, and Nemo’s War, with the popular Napoleonic 20 and No Retreat! series games a staple of historical war gaming tables. Their recent Kickstarter effort for I Say, Holmes! (the case-solving party card game) brought in four times its original goal. All of their games are manufactured in their own factory in the United States.

Hunted Cow should need no introduction. The company has released over a dozen titles, covering everything from free-to-play Massively Multi-player Online Role-Playing Games, mobile strategy games, and a broader focus on new content from up-and-coming Scottish developers.

screenshot13We’ll have more news and updates from the deal as it happens. In the meantime, congratulations to both Hunted Cow and Victory Point. Bring on the games…

One response to “Hunted Cow Signs Deal With Board Game Experts Victory Point

  1. I am the designer of Infection: Humanity’s Last Gasp (James Baron is my nom de plume), and I am very excited by this announcement from VPG and Hunted Cow. I am looking forward to playing my game on my phone.

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