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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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Ravensburger targets podcast advertising in major marketing push for kNOW!

For the first time in its history, Ravensburger is targeting exposure through some of the UK’s leading podcasts, as part of the roll-out of a major marketing campaign for its newest board game, kNOW! Among the line-up is the hit podcast Off Menu, featuring Ed Gamble and James Acaster, who …

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Smart Toys and Games brings global hit 30 Seconds board game to the UK

Smart Toys and Games is bringing the internationally popular 30 Seconds title to the UK, marking the first multi-player game among the firm’s award-winning Smart Games collection. In this fast-paced general knowledge game, players have 30 seconds to describe five names on their chosen card, for their teammates to guess. …

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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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Renegade Game Studios launches Scott Pilgrim miniatures board game to Kickstarter

From graphic novel series, to feature film starring Michael Cera, and now to the world of tabletop miniatures gaming, Scott Pilgrim is about to embark on its latest entertainment incarnation. Renegade Game Studios and Oni Games have detailed the upcoming launch of Scott Pilgrim Miniatures The World, a board game …

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Big Potato launches first outdoor advertising campaign with London taxis

The indie board game company, Big Potato, has launched a series of taxi adverts to offer commuters a taste of its new party game range ahead of Christmas. The Shoreditch team has joined forces with Taxi Media to create digital ads that can now be found on taxi tops around …

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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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Confessions of a game designer: An interview with the prolific Rustan Hakansson

From playing, to organising major tournaments, to working with big distributors and publishers, as well as a stint with the Board Game Geek team, before turning pro at game design in more recent years, the Swedish board gaming expert, Rustan Hakansson’s knowledge of the sector spans just about every aspect …

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Green Board Games and Lagoon to be fully incorporated into Asmodee Group fold

Green Board Games is to be fully incorporated into the Asmodee Group fold, it has finally been confirmed, some months after the board game giant acquired the UK outfit’s parent company Searainbow Group back in April this year. Under the terms of the acquisition of the European and Asian publisher, …

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