TABLETOP GAMES CATAN®, SPIKE, AND MORE COME TO LIFE WITH SOUND IN NEW SYRINSCAPE BOARD GAME PLAYER APP
New Syrinscape App Launches with Official Sounds for the Wildly Popular Catan from Mayfair Games, Spike and Spellcaster from R&R Games, and Classic Tabletop Games Like Chess, Casino, and Soduku
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (November 19, 2015) – Syrinscape, creator of the apps that put the power of custom, movie-like sound effects, soundscapes, music, and dynamic audio solutions at the fingertips of the gamer, announces today the release of the new Syrinscape Board Game Player app. The Board Game Player app is free to download, and comes with an array of free sounds to accompany classic board games such as Chess, Casino, and Soduku.
Board games come to life with an authentic-sounding and fully randomized dice roller, “oohs”, “aahs”, and “huzzahs”, various music stings with which to punctuate victories and mock opponents and more. Syrinscape’s Board Game Player creates an entirely new board game experience, all with a free, easy to use app compatible with a wide range of devices, including PC, Mac, Android Phones and Tablets, iPads, and iPhones.
Syrinscape is thrilled to also announce today the release of the Catan SoundSet™ for the new Board Game Player, a collection of realistic sounds custom-made for the award-winning strategy game Catan®, giving its millions of players an opportunity to play the game like never before. The Catan SoundSet, the first official sounds of Catan™, includes a Catan™ theme song, a randomized 2d6 dice roll, the Knight, the Robber, the ambient sounds of bustling cities and tranquil country sides, the chopping of trees, myriad animal sounds, and much more. The Catan SoundSet is available on Syrinscape.com for $9.99.
Syrinscape is also thrilled to announce today SoundSets for Spike™ and Spellcaster™, from award-winning game developer R&R Games. Spike is a challenging railway game set in the early 1900s, where players compete to become “King of the Rails”. Spellcaster is a card game where players face-off in duels of sorcery supremacy. The SoundSets include a wide variety of sounds customized for each game, such as train whistles, upgrade sounds, loading various different cargos, cows, sheep and horses in Spike, and more than 60 specific spells sounds, each with male and female incantations and ground shaking activations in Spellcaster. Each SoundSet comes with specific music to keep you humming along as you play, as well as soundscapes, victory sequences, and a slew of other auditory enhancements. The Spike SoundSet and the Spellcaster SoundSet are available for $9.99 each on Syrinscape.com
The award-winning Syrinscape apps bring fantastic, realistic sound to tabletop gaming. Each is available to try for free, can be completely unlocked for free for 30 days at syrinscape.com/freetrial, and includes 2 free SoundSets to keep after the trial. To download the free Board Game Player, Sci-Fi Player, or Syrinscape Fantasy Player, visit Syrinscape.
About Mayfair Games
Mayfair Games is a U.S. based Illinois company, incorporated in 1981, and is an international publisher of board games and card games suitable for families and hobbyists. Mayfair Games has over 100 game titles in print including many long-running series of games such as Empire Builder™ and Catan® as well as many long-running standalone titles such as Alibi™ and Family Business™. Mayfair Games, making the “games of our generation”.
About R&R Games, Inc.
Established in 1996, R&R Games has held true to company founder Frank DiLorenzo’s commitment to offer engaging and challenging fun and entertainment through original games and toys. Its ever-expanding product line of over 50 titles includes new games for 2015, Caffeine Rush, Slideways, Cup-A-Cup, Spit it Out, Spike and Spellcaster. Other notable award-winning games include Hanabi, winner of the 2013 Spiel des Jahres Award, Strike a Pose, Smarty Party, 1st & Goal, Coal Baron, Qin, and Time’s Up, the multiple award-winning party game, with over two million copies sold. R&R has also taken the fun mobile for iOS and Android players, with original game apps and online versions of their popular board games. R&R Games is based in Tampa, Florida. Visit www.RnRGames.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.
Using a powerful audio engine and complex algorithms to produce ever-changing soundscapes and rich encounter-specific music, Syrinscape conjures every aural landscape imaginable, from ethereal forests and stony shorelines, to dank, vermin-filled dungeons, to the spooky depths of the underdark. Designed by accomplished composer and tabletop gamer Benjamin Loomes, along with the developers at the Interaction Consortium, Syrinscape builds on more than 8 years of prototyping and community feedback. Syrinscape is based in Australia. Syrinscape is available for a wide range of devices, including PC, Mac, Android Tablets and phone, iPhones and iPads, and the players can be downloaded via syrinscape for free.
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