If you’re up for an online version of a nifty boardgame (one nifty enough to have had a pair of sequels), GameTable Online has something to entice you with. From tomorrow though the end of February, a new online version of 10 Days in Africa by Out of the Box will be available to non-subscribers. The site will also be hosting a chat with designer Aaron Weissblum, and two tournaments. See the press release below for the details, and start planning your travel itinerary if so inclined.
GameTable Online press release follows:
An Online 10 Days in Africa
GameTable Online Hosts the Award Winning Game
For Immediate Release
Northampton, Massachusetts – February 10, 2006 – GameTable Online, Inc. and Out of the Box Publishing, Inc. have once again joined forces to bring a great strategy game to the internet with 10 Days in Africa. 10 Days in Africa was originally designed by Alan Moon and Aaron Weissblum and has received several awards including being named one of 2004 ‘s Best games by About. com and Mensa.
Joe Minton, President of Game Table Online was thrilled how the game came out. “The vibrant colors of the board really come alive on the screen. 10 Days in Africa is a perfect fit for an online game site because it is easy to teach via chat but also engaging enough for high replay-ability.”
10 Days of Free Play
To inaugurate the arrival of 10 Days in Africa we are opening the game up for 10 days (February 18th to the 28th) to the game During that week, non-subscribers will have chance to try out the this new online game. In addition to open gaming, there will be hosted tutorial sessions, scheduled game visits with Out of the Box staff and a strategy tip chat session with designer Aaron Weissblum and GameTable Online Customer Service Manager, Robert Eng. There will also be two tournaments of the featured game on Sunday February 19th at 2:00 pm and Monday February 27th at 8:00 pm. Times are Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5). For each tournament, the grand prize will be an Aaron Weissblum autographed edition of the real-world game. If the winner of the first tournament wins the second one, the second prize will pass to the runner-up of the second tournament
About GameTable Online
GameTable Online is the Internet Center for Strategy Gaming. This subscription-based site hosts exclusive licenses to Internet versions of popular strategy board, card, and dice games from a variety of different publishers. GameTable Online also hosts a free Gaming Resource Center with club directory, game database, publisher listing, game store directory and industry links. Join GameTable Online today to become a part of the community!
Company Website: http://www.gametableonline.com
About Out of the Box Publishing
Since 1998, Out of the Box has strived to create innovative party, card and board games that provide fresh, fun and engaging ways to enjoy time with friends and family. Games that can be learned in minutes, are colorfully illustrated, fun to play, can easily be played in less than an hour, are efficiently designed in smart packaging, and feature dynamic player interaction from start to finish. © 2003 Out of the Box Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Company Website: http://www.otbgames.com
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