TOY FAIR 2016: Morning Family snaps up European distribution rights to Exploding Kittens

French board games company and publisher, Morning Family, has secured the European distribution rights to hit Kickstarter success story, Exploding Kittens.

The firm will distribute the first edition of Exploding Kittens, with the meowing box. Morning Family will also translate the game for other European markets.

“Exploding Kittens is one of the most exciting games to burst onto the global scene in recent times and we’re thrilled to be bringing it to retailers in the UK and throughout Europe," said Tim Dumain, CEO of Morning Family.

“Our young and energetic team is constantly seeking out titles that reflect our own ethos and personality – dynamic, disruptive and fun games which offer both quality game-play mechanics and longevity. We pride ourselves on publishing and distributing games with real substance, for all different types of table-top player.

"Every single person at Morning Family lives and breathes the games we represent, whether it’s the titles we’ve published ourselves – like Gobbit or Kumo Hogosha – or families of games we distribute for others like Stonemaier. Exploding Kittens is going to be an absolute labour of love for us all.”

The game will be sold for a RRP of £22.

Click here to read our exclusive interview with Exploding Kittens’ co-creator, Elan Lee.

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