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                                                                Unlock! Wins Game of the Year As d’Or for 2017!

                                                                Posted on 06 Mar 2017

                                                                Brand-new, card based, escape room game from Space Cowboys picks up most prestigious award at the International Games Festival.

                                                                Unlock! Escape Adventures, the brand-new, card driven, escape room game from world renowned designer Cyril Demaegd was recently awarded “Game of the Year As d’Or for 2017” at the annual International Games Festival in Cannes, France.


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                                                                Unlock!
                                                                 is a new, card based game for two to six players from French studio Space Cowboys, where players find themselves in mysterious surroundings with minimal clues to help them escape! The free Unlock! Companion app (available to download from the App Store or Google Play) is fully integrated into the game, keeping the pressure on with a countdown timer, providing valuable clues, and rewarding you for deciphering secret codes!

                                                                “All my thanks to the Festival des Jeux As d’Or jury for selecting Unlock! as their Game of the Show! We are extremely proud to have received this honour, which rewards the whole team for their hard work and dedication,” said Cyril Demaegd, Game Designer at Space Cowboys.  “Personally, I am a huge fan of escape room games involving thematic riddles and the pressure of the clock, and we’re thrilled that we were able to recreate the escape room experience in a cooperative card game.

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                                                                Eager fans keen to check out the award-winning Unlock! Escape Adventures can now download “The Elite,” a free demo scenario, that includes basic game rules and a brief tutorial, via www.spacecowboys.fr/unlock-demo.

                                                                 

                                                                About Space Cowboys

                                                                Space Cowboys was conceived in 2013 by the founders of Asmodee; Marc Nunes, Philippe Mouret and Croc.  Important players in the market for many years, they have been able to create a synergy which has promoted the growth and the evolution of gaming in France.  With Space Cowboys, they wanted to get back to a smaller structure, which would allow them to put out more personal and daring projects.  The founders of Ystari and Gameworks, namely Cyril Demaegd and Sébastien Pauchon have joined Space Cowboys to create an alliance of talents and consultants which offer games of all players. More information can be found by visiting our Facebook pages (www.facebook.com/SpaceCowboysFR and www.facebook.com/SpaceCowboysUS) and our Twitter account (@Spacecowboys1)