Counter Attack was designed by me, Colin Webster, with graphics and illustration by Rachel Codd. I’m based in Edinburgh, Scotland. My favourite football team is Inverness Caledonian Thistle (the Barcelona of the north).
I’ve enjoyed more than a few hours of playing Champ Man, Kick Off, Football Manager, the Fifa series and Pro Evo…as well as innumerable football manager games on the Spectrum (remember Tracksuit Manager?)…and Subbuteo, which I still think is a great football game!
These games have played their part in shaping what has become Counter Attack! I particularly enjoy watching the shapes teams take in real life, studying the tactics and countermeasures teams employ to thwart their opponent. I wanted to develop a football board game that gave the manager the ability to make those strategic choices, and I hope you’ll agree that’s what Counter Attack does 🙂
Counter Attack went through a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter between April and May 2019. We raised all of our target within 10 days and eventually hit 213% of our goal! Thanks to that campaign, you can now buy a copy of the game here.