Molins Horror Games is an event included in the Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival, whose aim is offering a space of family leisure within the wide scope of activities offered by the Festival.
Molins Horror Games 2018 will take place on Sunday November 11th 2018.
It is held at the Sala Gòtica in Molins de Rei, a historical place that can be found in the town centre.
In accordance with the Festival, Molins Horror Jocs is devoted to desktop and table games with a connection with horror an mystery.
“Lately, board games are more and more present in our society, not only as a free time activity but as a learning and developing model for children and grown ups. At Júpiter Juegos Barcelona, we bet for a close up connection in order to bring everyone into this wonderful world of board games. That is why we want to be part of Molins Horror Games. You can’t miss it!” Daniel Romero, Júpiter Juegos
Júpiter Juegos Barcelona official sponsor of Molins Horror Games 2018
The gaming shop Júpiter Juegos Barcelona, placed in the so called “nerdy triangle” of the Arc de Triomf area, has supported our project becoming the official sponsor of Molins Horror Games 2018.
It is managed by Joan Grau i Daniel Romero, who are going to be with us on this edition with the intention of contributing their experience and knowledge
Not Alone (GDM Games)
When you visit an alien planet you can find some hungry creatures. This is what the game Not Alone focuses in. A group of space troopers arrive in Artemia. The place looks like paradise until the Creature enters makes its entrance. It is going to follow and eat everyone. It is a card game set in a wild and dangerous planet.
Demon Worker (GDM)
Eurogames were not usual for Guerra de Mitos. However, they seem to be widening their ludic scope with this Demon Worker. They have launched a Verkami/Kickstarter, a classic style Tudor game. It is a worker placement game in competition to become the Devil King. Organise your troops, create devilish weapons and prevent being dethroned.
After the virus (Maldito)
You and your friends are running away to survive a new zombie apocalypse. There are 15 missions that make up a single story with a plot that might perfectly make a great horror film. Manage a card stack and avoid being overwhelmed by the undead invasion.
Vast: Cavernas cristalinas (2 Tomatoes)
Asymmetric game where different characters get into a mysterious cave. Each player decides upon their own role: a dragon, a hero, some goblins, a thief or even the cave itself which wants to keep everybody inside. Each one has their own mission. A different and unique board game.
Awkward guests (Megacorpin)
Mr. Walton has been murdered at home. He is a bad mannered and unpleasant person with very few friends. Rather, he’s got a big collection of enemies. The game gives a new turn to the classic Cluedo with a system of playing cards that gives the game infinite options. You won’t be able to stop playing!
AuZtralia (Más que Oca)
This game is part of a saga that found inspiration in H.P. Lovecreaft’s literature. AuZtralia is set in a terrible post-war with poisoned lands all over the north hemisphere and famine spreading around. The bravest explorers started to travel through the Australian lost continent but the creatures from the underworld are still living there…
José Antonio Gémez manages the publisher Más Que Oca. It started out as the eponymous online shop specialised in table games. Its icon is a Goose that takes different aspect with each new game that gets to market place. At present, the publisher shares its space with the online shop. Their publishing line seeks a balance between family board games, for children, and games with harder ludic style as strategy or war-games.
Draco Ideas has launched games at the crowdfunding platform Verkami. They focus in war games. Eclipse editorial are preparing a pirates game that succeeded at Kickstarter: Skull Tales: full sail ; they also have the game The Waylanders. They started up with a game for children called Ratland that will be present at MHG.
Space Opera (Games for Gamers)
The fight in space will never be the same after you face the spaceships of this game. Interstellar travels have made possible the contact with other species. Unfortunately the Plague arrived. An illness that attacked all the intelligent beings, killing the population and turning them into outcasts. Players will represent one of these species which will try to become the most powerful one.
Russian Railroads (Devir)
If you are into trains, you need to know the secrets of this game where players must build the most modern and longest railroad. Set in the construction of the Russian railways, you must know what really matters: improve technology, contract new engineers, buy modern railway engines… All a-board!
A publisher with a great tradition in our gaming panorama. They have a long history within national publishing companies and, over the year, they launch a number of new titles aimed at big audiences with family games and specially focusing in a specialised audience of middle difficulty role games, war games and euros. They have a number of partners with a big relevance in board games (Carcassone, Catan, Dominion, Código Secreto, Fanhunter, La Guerra del Anillo). They are going to attend the festival with games connected with this year’s topic: travels.
A B-movie setting in role game. Two ancient gangs rule the Earth. War has brought about Apocalypse and you must decide which side you want to take. Survive if you can… A setting born from the universe of Malefic Time created by illustrators Luís and Rómulo Royo.
Stress Botics (4 Dados)
The Cubebotics Corp space corporation want their mining robots to extract the resources of a dying planet. These resources are of big value, so they decide to set this no return expedition out. The team of Token Synapse are going to show us this game that will be on Kickstarter and will take place in the workshop to be held in the event.
The writer (Invedars)
One one of the players will show they are the real author of Cthulhu’s Myths by pub-lishing all their stories… without loosing your sensibility. A card game in which you mustn’t get mad.
Apocalipsis Z (GDM Games)
Inspired in international writer, Manel Loureiro’s novels. David Illescas designed the game that takes us to an apocalyptic environment where the world is no longer what it used to be. A cooperative board game in which players must work in teams in order to survive. It can be played as a collection of stories and has a narrative nature set within the book plot.
Wanted 7 (GDM Games)
No doubt, the far west can be very dangerous. A land ruled by the strongest and the “tit for tat” law. The game gives you the chance to be an influential citizen of Golden River. The gold rush has spread all around. You need to hire the bravest gunmen to protect you from robbers and murderers.
Francisco Álamo is responsible of Maldito Games editions. It is a publisher made by people who are mad about board games. Their publishing line is specialised in the search of games which are already present in the market that lack a Spanish version in order to have a bigger audience. Besides, they also promote brand new editions in order to offer high quality games.
Ponzy Scheme (2 Tomatoes)
Financial frauds are scary too and the can be the root of riots, violence and injustice. Each player becomes a swindler who want to cheat their investors. If you want to win, you cannot be the first to declare bankruptcy.
Everybody likes B-movies. What if they told you that you will have to be a monster to become the star of your new film? You must be in close-up in order to get the best takes and leave the secondary actors behind. You were made to be the protagonist of a monster film… Become a star!
Panic Mansion (Más que Oca)
Haunted mansions have always been the origin of good tales. The people from the village say that you can see spirits, ghosts and terrible creatures behind the windows. If you want to break the spell, you’ll have to fulfil the five challenges included in the playing cards. Move the playing box round, lean it, or shake it. This family game was nominated to the renowned price Spiel des Jareh.
Sector 6 (Draco Ideas - Eclipse)
Players control two inmates in a high security space prison. An abstract game in which you must get the necessary oxygen for your survival and, at the same time, prevent the other players from getting theirs. Rush! Fly away with as much oxygen as possible!
Amacener Zombi (Games for Gamers)
A game of survival where you can choose one out of two possible roles. On the one hand, you are a survivor after a zombie apocalypse; on the other hand, you can launch attacks and challenge other players who are struggling for survival. Find weapons, medicines and food to save yourself from the human decadence and the living dead. Survive but beware… you can be the next victim! They are very near you.
Games 4 Gamers is “an open minded publisher”. This is how they define themselves.
The three partners of the company are interested in making games with unexpected dynamics.
Slowly, they are getting into the market with new products.
Los Viajes de Marco Polo (Devir)
In 1271, with pope Gregor 10th’s benediction, Marco Polo embarked on a travel to Asia along with his father and his brother.
Players will live the adventures and troubles of these merchants and explorers of the Silk Road until they reach the doors of Kublai Khan’s empire, at his summer palace called Xannadu.
Cultos Innombrables (Nosolorol)
The Myths of Cthulhu from a new perspective focuses in the contemporary world.
Lovecraft’s stories set up to date for enjoyment of people who love Primigenios.
Pequeños Detectives de monstruos (Nosolorol)
A role game for children.
Adventurers must investigate monsters that have come to stay.
This publishing company started out after a shop in the nerd zone of Barcelona, where we can find a paradise of table and role games.
At the moment, they have issued a number of games and are working in two crowdfunding campaigns.
The team of Token Synapse will be visiting us with the game Stress Botics.
This publisher is focused in developing national games. Their last issues have been successful proposals in crowdfunding platforms. Many of their games have been edited by the company manager, Alberto Cano, who is going to be with us at both our event and the workshop. His main topics are connected with the middle ages and Lovecraft’s tales, his passion.
Serie Q (GDM Games)
Trilogies are frequent among board game franchises. Guerra de Mitos introduces this classic style card game series. Designed by Josep Izquierdo Sánchez and Martí Lucas Feliu, the game makes us live a one hour adventure in which we must solve mystery and horror cases. The three first games are La tumba del arqueólogo [The archeologist’s grave], Última llamada [Last Call] and Muerte el 4 de julio [Death on July 4th].
Francisco Gallego (Pak) is the manager of Guerra de Mitos editions. This editor’s main feature is their ludic offer addressed to all audiences. Their board games do not take much time, with simple rules, and minimal settings. They also have anime inspired games as well as a collectible card game called Guerra de Mitos which has an international impact.
The walking dead: all out war (2 Tomatoes)
A miniature game in an apocalyptic world after the praised comic series by Robert Kirman. Each player becomes a charismatic character in order to succeed in the adventures set by the game. The great setting with lots of complements contribute to make it an immersive game.
Álvaro Lermas and Jordi Rodríguez direct 2 Tomatoes. Their offer focuses in games with particular thematic and graphic dimensions. They want to give their games an educative sense. They are fond of political, social and economical topics.
Megacorpin Games‘s motto is “we make special games to make you have special moments“. They started two years ago with a crowdfunding campaign and a single game: Incómodos Invitados [Unwanted Guests]. They have already made the third edition and have issued the English language version. A great success that predicts a great future.
Great Western Trail (Más que Oca)
The central topic this year is trips. This game is a must in every game collection with dollars in focus. You are a cowboy who must bring their Texas herds to Kansas City.
Ratland (Draco Ideas - Eclipse)
With a design for children, some sinister mice make their own gangs. Each player is a member of one of those greedy gangs. The objective is becoming the most populated gang, controlling the rest and stocking all the food that you can. Yum! Who lost their cheese?
La agencia: Misión Embajada (Games for Gamers)
A game of hidden roles that has been recently lunched through a crowdfunding campaign. Your intelligence agency has found out that there are serious information leaks form a foreign country.
You must sent your agents and researchers to find relevant information.
Miguel Strogoff (Devir)
Inspired in Jules Verne’s classical novel, players must enter a race to hand a message to the tzar’s brother.
Unfortunately they will come across a terrible murderer whose mission is interfering in their objectives. Moreover, they will face the Tartars. Will you stand in front of everything?
The successful scape room gaming saga will be present at the Festival too.
Remember that they are single games where attendants collaborate with each other in order to use the biggest creativity to uncover secret codes, solve puzzles, collect objects and solve the mystery contained in the main plot.
Middle ages Spanish stories, legends and horrific myths compiled in a game where you play characters who face fiends, spirits and witchcraft.
A publishing company that has gathered the long lost legacy of national role games that bets for publishing new games with innovative cores as well as classic ones. Their collection has big titles which focus in horror such as Aquelarre by notorious cult author: Ricard Ibáñez. Cultos innom-brables (inspired in Lovecraft’s stories), El club de los martes, Fragmentos (inspired in horror films), and the classics Vampiro la Mascarada, Hombre Lobo. Furthermore, they have a line of role games for children which should be taken into account by teachers and families.
Players are amber dealers, a mineral that lets you make wonderful jewelry and sell it in villages and castles. Avoid the terrible fiends and robbers that want to steal your goods. A fantasy game designed to live the medieval times.
In future editions we want to widen this perspective, with the addition of topics or settings not necessarily connected with horror. This way we’ll be able to show the educative, cultural, as well as leisure dimensions of the rich variety of desktop games.
The event will also include lectures on the world of games, and an important offer of Escape Rooms. Alternative and educative leisure activities are meant to be central in our cultural offer.
The first edition of Molins Horror Jocs took place in 2017 with more than 150 attendants and 12 guest publishers.
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