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Adventure board game Talisman gets Warhammer treatment in Games Workshop partnership

Board game specialist USAopoly has partnered with Games Workshop to develop a raft of Warhammer inspired versions of the popular adventure board game Talisman.

USAoploy will release two new licensed versions of Talisman in North America and other select regions later this year, marking the first time a licensed version of the game is made available.

The new partnership grants USAopoly international rights to distribute co-branded renditions of the “Magical Quest Game” via distributors, online marketplaces and beyond.

“Talisman is one of the most respected table top games of all time and served as a gateway into gaming for many people,” Candace Brenner, VP of Marketing for USAopoly. “Working with some of the most cherished licenses in the world to add our own heroic twists to the game, these upcoming thematic versions will let an entire new audience experience the grand adventure that is Talisman.

First released in 1983, Talisman has sold millions of copies worldwide. The game’s fourth edition, which was released in 2009, was granted the Ludoteca Ideale Official Selection award.

Media and retailers can learn more about the partnership and details on the upcoming games at New York Toy Fair (Booth #203). More about the licensed versions will be announced later this year. 

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