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Asmodee crowns first UK Grand Champion at premiere KeyForge tournament

Asmodee has crowned the UK’s first Grand Champion KeyForge player following the two-player card game’s premiere tournament that took place in Milton Keynes last month. Set in a vibrant sci-fi world, KeyForge sees players race to unlock vaults of untold knowledge by pitting their decks of cards against each other. …

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Asmodee Group is now opening its games portfolio up to interactive and video game developers

The Asmodee Group is doubling down on its licensing plans through a new strategy that will take the board game goliath’s portfolio of brands and IP into the interactive video games and digital games market. In the firm’s latest move, it is opening the floodgates to developers in the video …

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Asmodee Entertainment welcomes games marketing veteran Alexander Thieme to the division

Asmodee Entertainment has bolstered its booming licensing division with the appointment of the 20-year marketing and licensing veteran of the games industry, Alexander Thieme to the role of licensing manager. Thieme joins from Games Workshop and will be focusing on European licensing opportunities across Asmodee game brands such as Catan, …

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Asmodee, Mojo Nation and UK Games Expo partner on Art of the Tabletop student initiative

Asmodee has teamed up with Mojo Nation and UK Games Expo to launch an initiative aimed at encouraging more illustration and graphic design students to consider careers in board games. Launching in February, the Art of the Tabletop initiative will see students from several universities across the UK tasked with …

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Asmodee’s publishing imprint Aconyte Books details first slate of novels

Board game giant Asmodee’s newly acquired publishing imprint, Aconyte Books, has detailed the first wave of novel releases based on and inspired by some of the tabletop titan’s biggest gaming titles. Ready for release in May 2020, the line-up includes some of Asmodee’s richest and most imaginative worlds, such as …

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Amazon and Days of Wonder launch first Alexa skills for Ticket to Ride and Ticket to Ride Europe

Amazon and Days of Wonder are changing how players experience board games by introducing the first official Alexa skills for Ticket to Ride and Ticket to Ride Europe for free. The move hopes to welcome new players aboard the award-winning games by Alan R. Moon and act as conductors for …

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Asmodee’s Green Board Games to sponsor The Autism Hero Awards

Asmodee’s Green Board Games Co. is to sponsor The Autism Hero Awards again this year, in support of the Anna Kennedy Online (AKO) Charity.  The awards event take place on November 9 at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel and is a celebration to recognise the contributions and achievements of individuals, teams …

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Asmodee Live details four day live stream from board gaming Mecca, Spiel 2019

Asmodee has detailed its plans for a four-day live stream on Twitch from Spiel, the world’s biggest convention for all things board games, which will take place in Essen from October 24 to 27. After its successful first ventures into streaming the event in 2017 and 2018, the company’s new …

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Asmodee’s fiction imprint Aconyte secures multi-year deal with Marvel

Asmodee Entertainment’s newly launched fiction imprint, Aconyte, has secured a multi-year agreement with Marvel Entertainment to create stories based around a cast of Marvel’s comic book characters. The first novels are slated to appear in Fall 2020, in trade paperback, ebook and audiobook editions. This marks the Asmodee Group’s third …

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Asmodee leads gaming sector growth amid tricky year for toys

Asmodee has taken its place on the podium as a leader in sales of the board gaming sector, having been highlighted as the driving force behind one of the UK toy and games’ industry’s only growth categories this year. The past 10 months have not come without their challenges for …

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