Hampstead, NC, 09 July 2009
Ten years ago this month Tim Brooks, designer of 101st: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy and other tactical combat PC games, was fed up with the world of mainstream game development and retail shelfwhoring. Listening to not only his heart but the tiny voice in the back of his skull that sounded an awful lot like Maynard G. Krebbs, Tim decided to do something about the situation. And so working tirelessly he created his very own baseball diamond in his back yard. Unfortunately that didn't really help with the whole computer games thing so he decided to form his own independent publishing company, and thus Shrapnel Games was born. And it was good.
From the humble beginnings of working on a single title to today's extensive catalog of award-winning and critically acclaimed games, Shrapnel Games has enjoyed a decade of success. The success comes from not only the awesome developers we have the pleasure of working with but all our wonderful customers over theyears. If we were married tradition says we should be giving tin or aluminum (Wait, really? Hey look, I bought you a carton of aluminum foil, happy anniversary!) but we figure you'd just hate us in the morning. So instead we're having a sale. A sale may seem cold and impersonal, but realize that every discount comes straight from our hearts. Cue the Bryan Adams mix tape.
The Shrapnel Games 10th Anniversary Sale runs from now until July 22, 2009. Save big bucks on the following titles:
Save $8.00 off the regular price:
ATF: Armored Task Force
BCT Commander Safe Box Edition
Dominions 3: The Awakening
The Falklands War: 1982
Raging Tiger: The Second Korean War
Save $7.00 off the regular price:
Air Assault Task Force
Scallywag: In the Lair of the Medusa
The Star and the Crescent
Save $6.00 off the regular price:
Air Command 3.0
War Plan Pacific
winSPMBT: Main Battle Tank Enhanced Edition
winSPWW2 Enhanced Edition
Save $5.00 off the regular price:
Air Command 3.0 Airport Expansion Pack
Eat Electric Death! Pre-Order (more on this below)
Save $4.00 off the regular price:
Battle Group Commander: Episode One
BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to Unhumanity
Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space
These are hot, hot, HAWT discounts! Heck, we're practically giving some of our games away! If you've been waiting to purchase, strike now and strike true! Remember, the sale only runs through July 22nd. Tell your friends, tell your momma, tell it to the mountain!
Now just because the sale only lasts a short while doesn't mean we're halting the celebrations. For the rest of the year we'll continue to celebrate this first decade of business so expect to see some more cool happenings in the near future.
Speaking of near future this quarter will see the release of Digital Eel's starshipcombat board game set in the Infinite Space universe, Eat Electric Death!. Yes, it has been delayed from its original slated release period and we apologize for the inconvenience but appreciate everyone's patience. To help alleviate some of the pain we've brought back the discount on pre-ordering for the sale. Additionally, this quarter will see our official online store, the Gamers Front, get a facelift. Keep watching for a brand new e-store, bigger and better than before!
To take advantage of our sale head on over to www.shrapnelgames.com, check out the games that you're interested in--maybe download a demo or two--and then click on the "Buy It" icon. Besides our collection of amazingly inspiring independent strategy, war, and niche games for sale we offer many full freeware titles to download for your gaming pleasure so be sure to check those out too!
Shrapnel Games has been in business for ten years, but you've already figured that out from the fact we're having the 10th Anniversary sale. Recent releases include War Plan Pacific (Win), BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to Unhumanity (Win/Mac), and Battle Group Commander: Episode One (Win). Prepare for Electric Death, puny humans!
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Timothy W. Brooks
Shrapnel Games, Inc.
8254-109 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28411