Crowns is an abstract strategy game, putting it in the same category as ubiquitous games like Chess or Go. “Chess players may have an edge in Crowns, but they shouldn’t make the mistake of assuming that the necessary strategic thinking is the same,” said Murphy.
“Crowns has been a long time in the making,” said Murphy. “The game has been playable online for more than a year now, but professional-
The game has already been well received among beta testers. Michael Kummer, who was able to play a preliminary version, said “There’s really no other game like it. It’s especially cool how the game combines a blind setup like Stratego with a perfect information strategy game like chess.”
Crowns sets will be offered at $29.99USD through a print on demand service, The Game Crafter. Information about Crowns can be found at http://crownsgame.com, and information about The Game Crafter can be found at http://thegamecrafter.com.