Exciting News about Downforce

Restoration Games has announced that they plan to release an expansion for their game Downforce.  The expansion is entitled Danger Circuit.

Danger Circuit will include a full-size, six-fold, double-sided board and six new player powers.  The art for the expansion comes from Tavis Coburn.

From the official Press release:

Sunrise, FL – December 14, 2017. Restoration Games announced plans to publish an expansion for Downforce, their critically acclaimed game of high stakes F1 racing. The expansion, entitled “Danger Circuit” includes a full-size, six-fold, double-sided board and six new player powers. It features new cover art by returning artist Tavis Coburn, who is also doing the art for the tracks this time around. The “Switchback Pass” track includes “dangerous spaces”, which can only be used to pass other cars. “Crosstown Speedway” presents players with split tracks and crossover “loops”, where trailing cars can block cars in the lead. Powers include “Defensive”, which lets players move their cars when they wouldn’t move at all, and “Ambitious”, which lets players advance their cars when the cross a betting line.

“From the moment it released, Downforce has been an absolute hit for us. The number one thing the fans kept shouting at us was: ‘More tracks, more powers!’ We heard you,” said Justin D. Jacobson, president of Restoration Games

Restoration Games has not announced an official street date but the plans are to release it in the summer of 2018.

Additionally, Restoration Games and IELLO have announced a deal to distribute Downforce to the world.  Downforce, a critically acclaimed game about F1 racing, was released in 2017 at GenCon after being restored by Rob Daviau.

Justin D. Jacobson, president of Restoration Games, has said

We are committed to bringing the very best we have to every game we release. The finest art, components, and play. Naturally, when we began looking for a partner for foreign-language publication, we were adamant that it be an organization equally committed to those ideals. We know IELLO is just that company, and we’re delighted to be working with them.

IELLO, under the agreement, will have the rights to publish the game in every territory outside of the United States.  Plans are already in place to publish a French version 2018 and other versions are being looked at as well.

Romain François, of IELLO, said

IELLO is proud and excited to add a new title brought by Rob Daviau to its catalog. Thanks to our strong
partnerships on all continents, we are ready to bring new buzz and love around this game outside of the
USA.