Cryptozoic, Cartoon Network Enterprises, and Adult Swim Announce Release of Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game

By Shahriar Fouladi

Cryptozoic, Cartoon Network Enterprises, and Adult Swim Announce Release of
Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game

Based on the Popular Season 2 Episode, the Standalone Game Is a Sequel to the First Rick and Morty Deck-Building Game

Lake Forest, CA – November 6, 2018 – Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games, trading cards, and physical and digital collectibles, Cartoon Network Enterprises, and Adult Swim today announced the November 14 release of Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game.

Based on the popular Season 2 episode of the hit Adult Swim series, this sequel to Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game lets 2-5 players become versions of Rick, Morty, and other characters as they try to take down the Galactic Federation and Seal Team Ricks. The game utilizes Cryptozoic’s popular Cerberus Engine in unique ways, as players must buy powerful, Rick and Morty-themed cards—like the Szechuan Sauce card—to improve their decks. It also includes a set of Council cards that let players cast votes to cause various in-game effects.

Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game

Players can use Council cards to force votes in order to bid for cards, punish a player, or make all players perform an action. Access Tokens, a limited resource that can be acquired, may be added to a player’s vote. Once a Council card is played, players can decide how many Access Tokens to use to attempt to sway the vote their way.

“The fact that Access Tokens can be secretly added to each player’s vote during a Council resolution creates a ton of unexpectedly nervous moments,” noted Matt Hyra, the game’s lead designer. “The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game features more player interaction than any Cerberus game we have ever done!”

The game is fully compatible with Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game. It can be combined with that game or other Cerberus Engine deck-building games to create a custom experience.

Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game will be available at retailers nationwide starting November 14 for a suggested retail price of $40.

 

Product Details:Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game

  • Number of players: 2-5
  • Ages: 17+
  • Playtime: 30 minutes
  • Game Design by Matt Hyra & Cory Jones
  • Contents Summary:
    • 192 Game Cards
      • 84 Main Deck Cards
      • 35 Genius Waves Starter Cards
      • 15 Worthless Starter Cards (Jerry, Beth, and Summer)
      • 16 Portal Gun Cards
      • 7 Nemesis Cards (including Seal Team Ricks)
      • 20 Morty Waves Cards
      • 15 Location Cards
    • 6 Oversized Character Cards
    • 9 Access Tokens
    • 1 Location Deck Token
    • Rulebook
  • Compatible with Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game and other Cerberus Engine games

For more information, check out the Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game product page.


About Cryptozoic
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 Cartoon Network Enterprises
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, Mighty Magiswords, and We Bare Bears, as well as Rick and Morty on Adult Swim.

Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults.  Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes.

Turner, a WarnerMedia company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology. Turner owns and operates some of the most valuable brands in the world, including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, FilmStruck, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, Super Deluxe, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports.

About Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty is the critically-acclaimed, half-hour animated hit comedy series on Adult Swim that follows a sociopathic genius scientist who drags his inherently timid grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe. Rick Sanchez is living with his daughter Beth’s family and constantly bringing her, his son-in-law Jerry, grand-daughter Summer, and grand-son Morty into intergalactic escapades. Can the family survive Rick’s insanity and all the chaos the universe throws at them?

Rick and Morty stars Justin Roiland (Adventure Time), Sarah Chalke (Scrubs), Chris Parnell (Saturday Night Live) and Spencer Grammer (Greek). The series is created by Dan Harmon (Community) and Roiland who also serve as executive producers. 

 

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Shahriar's picture Shahriar Fouladi

Shahriar has been working as a writer and editor for Cryptozoic since 2014. When not berating people about incorrect usage of commas, he enjoys staring at walls, eating fruit, and telling toddlers he's taller than them. He also likes superheroes, comic books, TV shows, and Alfred Hitchcock movies. In his free time, you can usually find him hanging out with his wife Laura, enacting some sort of mischief together.