Children game price 2020: The hedgehog rolls

The game of skill "Speedy Roll" of the Lithuanian developer Tom Šulinskas has won the German children's game prize in 2020. The players make "Speedy Roll"

Children game price 2020: The hedgehog rolls

The game of skill "Speedy Roll" of the Lithuanian developer Tom Šulinskas has won the German children's game prize in 2020. The players make "Speedy Roll" a race through the forest. For this you roll a felt hedgehog on the table and to collect items such as Apples or mushrooms. "I have often observed hedgehogs in the garden and on the street. Sometimes they had a little leaf on the spines. However, I have never seen one with an Apple or a mushroom on the back. In the childlike fantasy that is the image of a hedgehog, bears on the back of things home,“ says the developer to the creation of the game idea.

Depending on which symbols remained on the felt hedgehog is liable, may the children of your wooden hedgehog on the game field. You need to be in front of the Fox in pursuing the player. "The voltage is when the Fox comes closer," says jury member Hauke Petersen.

The Board game is suitable for children of four years and can be played with up to four players. It offers a competitive and a cooperative game mode, in which all compete together against the Fox. "Speedy Roll" was praised by the Jury for its innovative game mechanism with the felt ball. "I am very happy about the price. It is an honor to receive this kind of appreciation,“ said Tom Šulinskas at the announcement of the winner. For the Lithuanians it was after his game "Emojito" already the second nomination for the criticism.

in addition to the winner "Speedy Roll" were also the games "photo Fish" by Michael Kallauch (Logis-Verlag) and "We are the robots" by Reinhard Staupe (Nuremberg map publishing house) nominated. "We have had this Year really, really good games," says jury member Christoph Schlewinski, who hosted the award ceremony. Because of the Corona-pandemic price-giving ceremony, which takes place actually in Hamburg was, as a high quality stream on Facebook.

Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 08:20

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