Cryptozoic and Rooster Teeth Announce Partnership to Release
Million Dollars, But... The Game
Companies Will Work Together to Bring Party Game Based on the Popular Series from Rooster Teeth to Hobby Stores and Other Retailers Nationwide
Lake Forest, CA – May 17, 2018 – Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games, trading cards, and collectibles, and Rooster Teeth, pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, today announced a partnership to release Million Dollars, But... The Game in July. Based on Rooster Teeth’s wildly popular series Million Dollars, But…, the addictive, easy-to-learn game has players put their morals and imagination to the test, posing the question, “What would you do for a million dollars?” After a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2016 that earned over $1 million, the game has been sold online and received a limited retail release. The partnership between Cryptozoic and Rooster Teeth will result in a much wider release for Million Dollars, But… The Game, making it available at hobby stores and other retailers nationwide.
“At Cryptozoic, we’re huge fans of Rooster Teeth’s content and have loved playing Million Dollars, But... The Game at our game nights for a while,” said Jamie Kiskis, VP of Marketing & Product Development at Cryptozoic Entertainment. “So, when we saw an opportunity to partner with them to get the game into hobby stores, it was a no-brainer. It has already been a ton of fun to work with their team. We think it’s a partnership that will benefit both companies and lead to more collaborations in the near future.”
Burnie Burns, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer at Rooster Teeth, commented on the partnership:
"I'm thrilled folks will be able to buy Million Dollars, But... wherever they shop for games thanks to this partnership with Cryptozoic. Imagining friends and families gathering over a round of Million Dollars, But... makes me happy but I want to be perfectly clear that I accept no responsibility for what it does to their personal relationships. By reading this quote, you agree to this.”
In Million Dollars, But... The Game, 2-6 players (or more) each take four black Trigger Cards and four gold Rule Cards at the start of every round. After one player is chosen as the judge, the other players each create a scenario—using one Trigger and one Rule card—that proposes a situation in which someone gets a million dollars, but must do something distasteful in return. The judge reads these scenarios aloud and, then, the other players glorify or downplay the various scenarios. The winner of the round is the player who creates the scenario that the judge decides he or she would not do. The overall winner is the first player to win five rounds.
Million Dollars, But... The Game will be available at retailers nationwide in July for a suggested retail price of $25.
- Number of players: 2-6+
- Ages: 17+
- Playtime: 30 minutes
- Contents Summary:
- 150 Trigger Cards
- 350 Rule Cards
- The most amazing box you'll ever see
For more information, check out Million Dollars, But… The Game product page.
Since 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment has been dedicated to the concept of “Fans First,” striving to develop the most creative and sought-after products for pop culture enthusiasts worldwide. As an entertainment company with a diverse portfolio of licensed and original IPs, its catalog covers a broad spectrum of tabletop games and collectibles. The passionate team at Cryptozoic aims to inspire gamers and collectors all around the globe, while bringing fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit www.cryptozoic.com for more information about product releases, events, and news.
About Rooster Teeth
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 3 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.
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