Now this is cool. I’m sure all of you have a head full of rock trivia and you feel left out by TV music quiz shows such as RockWiz and Never Mind the Buzzcocks because they sometimes talk about stuff that doesn’t involve cranked up stacks. Well check this out: Rock Science and Marshall Amplification have teamed up for a special limited edition of the Rock Science board game. It’s packaged in what looks like a little Marshall head too, which is a nice touch
Here’s the press release:
MARSHALL AMPLIFICATION MARKS ”50TH ANNIVERSARY OF LOUD” WITH RELEASE OF ROCK SCIENCE BOARD GAME
Limited Edition Rock Trivia Board Game Celebrating Iconic Music Brand and Legendary Artists Available In Guitar Center Stores December 2012
(11.10.2012 – Los Angeles) One of the world’s most iconic brands of musical equipment, Marshall Amplification, joins up with the rock game of the century, Rock Science to celebrate “50 Years of Loud” with a limited edition version of the wildly popular Rock Science board game. With over 1,600 trivia questions ranging from early rock and metal to current artists, the Rock Science Marshall Game is a tribute to the immense contribution Marshall Amplification has made to music history.
The Rock Science Marshall 50th Anniversary board game box looks like the iconic Marshall amplifier and available in Guitar Center stores and online by December 1st, 2012.
“For a guitar aficionado this is a dream come true. 50 years of rock guitar history in one game.” says Rock Science Creative Director, Jorge Bravo.
Rock Science is a board game for 2-6 players. The goal is to be the first to finish one lap around the board through the use of rock knowledge, clever betting and a bit of luck. Players answer questions about anecdotes, myths, rockers, albums, songs and Sex, Amps & Rock ‘n’ Roll. You can also be asked to hum the riffs of well-known rock songs.
- All questions have three levels of difficulty: Poser, Fan and Scientist. Poser questions are easier so anyone can join the game!
- All players are always involved since they bet on each other’s rock knowledge.
- With intuitive rules and fast gameplay it’s quick (60 minutes) and easy to learn
About Rock Science
Rock Science delivers games to a dedicated target group – rockers. The board game is the first product in the Rock Science family and is today sold in various language versions in the USA, the UK, Germany, and Scandinavia. Nuday AB, the company behind Rock Science, was founded in 2010 by rocker Jorge Bravo and gamer Sven Folkesson with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden.
About Marshall Amplification
Marshall Amplification is a British company based in Bletchley, Milton Keynes. Marshall designs and manufactures music amplifiers and drums. It was founded by Jim Marshall and is today one of the most recognised brands in the music instruments industry.