Blood on the Clocktower, a social deduction game by The Pandemonium Institute, has received five nominations for the 2022 Golden Geek board game awards. The game is up for awards in categories including Best Artwork and Presentation, Most Innovative Game, Best Party Game, Most Thematic Game, and Medium Game of the Year.
Gameplay and Features
Blood on the Clocktower is a social deduction game where players must work together to identify and eliminate the demon among them. Unlike many other social deduction games, death isn’t the end in Blood on the Clocktower. Deceased players can still participate in discussions and voting during executions, making for a unique gameplay experience.
The game also features a wide variety of roles, adding depth and complexity to the game. With gameplay that is easy to learn but difficult to master, Blood on the Clocktower has quickly become a favorite among tabletop gamers.
While Blood on the Clocktower has received the most nominations, it is not the only game with multiple nods. Restoration Game’s Return to Dark Tower, racing game Heat: Pedal to the Metal, and campaign game ISS Vanguard are all nominated in four categories each.
About the Golden Geek Awards
The Golden Geek Awards are presented by BoardGameGeek, an online forum for tabletop gamers. Members of the community nominate and vote on their favorite games, with winners announced at the BoardGameGeek.Con event in Dallas, Texas.
Blood on the Clocktower has already won an award from BoardGameGeek in 2020, earning the title of “Most Anticipated Party Game.” With its innovative gameplay and widespread popularity, the game is sure to be a strong contender for multiple awards at this year’s Golden Geek Awards.
Blood on the Clocktower has made a name for itself in the tabletop gaming community, and its multiple nominations for the Golden Geek Awards are a testament to its popularity and innovative gameplay. Whether you’re a fan of social deduction games or just looking for something new to try, Blood on the Clocktower is definitely worth checking out.
Frequently Asked Questions about The Pandemonium Institute
Who is The Pandemonium Institute?The Pandemonium Institute is a board game publisher based in Australia, founded in 2019 by Stephen Medway and Dan DArgenio. Blood on the Clocktower is their debut game.
What other games has The Pandemonium Institute published?As of 2023, Blood on the Clocktower is the only game published by The Pandemonium Institute.
Frequently Asked Questions about Blood on the Clocktower
What is Blood on the Clocktower about?Blood on the Clocktower is a social deduction board game where players must identify and eliminate the player(s) secretly playing as a demon and their minions in a village setting. The game has a vast variety of roles and abilities that give it a unique feel from other similar games in the genre.
What sets Blood on the Clocktower apart from other social deduction games?Blood on the Clocktower differs from other social deduction games in one core way: death isnt the end. Deceased players can still speak and (on rare occasions) vote during an execution. Additionally, the game has a vast variety of roles and abilities that give it a unique feel from other similar games in the genre.
Frequently Asked Questions about The Golden Geek board game awards
When and where will The Golden Geek board game awards ceremony take place?The Golden Geek board game awards ceremony will take place at BoardGameGeek.Con, an event in Dallas, Texas, currently scheduled for November 15-19.
Who are some of the previous winners of The Golden Geek board game awards?