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Asmodee introduces its own virtual trade event AsmoFair for 2020

The board game giant, Asmodee is innovating new ways to connect with its retailers this autumn with the launch of its own virtual trade show experience, AsmoFair. Taking its own stance against the swell of cancelled industry shows this year, the board game distributor has partnered with its sister company …

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Pokemon launches its first board game: Pokemon Trading Card Game Battle Academy

The Pokemon Company International has released the first board game adaptation of its best-selling Pokémon Trading Card Game – the Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy – at participating mass and hobby retailers around the world. Designed for Trainers of all types, including parents and children who may be new …

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Alley Cat Games prepares Kickstarter campaign for new title Dice Theme Park

The tabletop gaming specialist, Alley Cat Games, is preparing to take to Kickstarter to launch a new board game centred on creating and running your own park of fairground attractions. Called Dice Theme Park, the game will put players in the role of theme park manager with one goal – …

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Thames & Kosmos hails the arrival of My City on UK shores

The hotly anticipated legacy game My City has finally landed in the UK, courtesy of the games specialist Thames & Kosmos. The family-oriented game has been developed by the world-renowned game designer Reiner Knizia and was in the running for the Spiel des Jahres award which took place earlier this …

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Hasbro turns on the pop culture tap with The Goonies Monopoly and Strange Planet card game

Hasbro has gone both retro-nostalgic and totally Gen Z in equal measures with the latest additions to its ever growing gaming division, tapping into the ’80s pop culture classic, Goonies for a One-Eyed Willy spin on Monopoly, and a new partnership with the webcomic and book series, Strange Planet for …

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Thames & Kosmos UK bolsters board games portfolio with Aqualin and Crazy Fishing

Thames and Kosmos UK has bolstered its already burgeoning board games portfolio with two new additions, and detailed the upcoming arrival of what it believes will be this summer’s best-selling title. Aqualin and Crazy Fishing have both joined the fold this week, bringing both strategy and light-hearted game play to …

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Asmodee launches its #PlayItOutdoors campaign to get fans board gaming outdside this summer

Asmodee is launching its own summer competition under its new #PlayItOutdoors campaign, a movement to encourage games fans to take their favourite titles outside and stand the chance to win a £2,000 every week. With the Covid-19 pandemic leaving many families stuck largely at home this summer, Asmodee is promoting …

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Asmodee releases free Print and Play boardgames for families to keep playing through lockdown

Asmodee has released a set of free downloadable board games as part of its new Print and Play initiative, allowing families without access to the physical games to be able to continue their love of gaming throughout lockdown. The online portfolio of games available to download includes the likes of …

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