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Modiphius launches Agatha Christie – Death on the Cards in first party gaming move

The world of the beloved mystery author Agatha Christie is making its way to the party gaming scene, thanks to the efforts of the tabletop gaming experts at Modiphius. Marking both a first for the team best-known for its success with wargaming titles such as Fallout and the recently released …

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Spiel des Jahres 2019 shortlisted titles revealed

The nominees for the Spiel de Jahres trophy, board gaming’s biggest award, have now been revealed, with the brimming party game scene striking a particular chord this year. This year, the panel of German critics have pulled together a list of titles that lean towards the lighter end of the …

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Modiphius Entertainment partners with Bethesda for Elder Scrolls tabletop game

Modiphius Entertainment has unveiled a new narrative miniatures game based on The Elder Scrolls, th popular videogame franchise developed by Bethesda Game Studios. Called The Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms, the new title brings tabletop wargaming to the fantasy world of Tamriel, building on core mechanics found in other Modiphius …

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Big Potato makes US move with Spin Master partnership

London’s board game company Big Potato Games has secured a three-year license agreement in the USA and Canada with Spin Master. The partnership will see Big Potato’s portfolio of titles enjoy distribution with major retailers throughout the region. ToyNews broke the story that Spin Master is taking on the range …

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Tactic Games takes home double silver in Bizziebaby Awards 2019

The Finnish toys and games company, Tactic Games has been handed two silver awards in the Bizziebaby Awards 2019. Wonders of the World has been awarded Silver in the in the ‘Educational Toys Category’ – an accolade to the gameplay which sees players travel around the world and attempt to …

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Asmodee to build board game worlds into novels with new Aconyte Books arm

The global games publisher, Asmodee has created its own fiction imprint under the name Aconyte Books. The division will be publishing novels based on a number of the firm’s best selling game properties. As part of its mission, Aconyte will also be actively pursuing licenses for third-party tie-in fiction, with …

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Gaming sector pulls in $1bn in backer pledges on Kickstarter since 2009

Gaming has been big business for Kickstarter for some time now, but this week the crowdfunding platform revealed some rather impressive figures. As a collective sector, gaming has now brought in over $1billion in donation to creators since 2009, with pledges made by some 3.2 million people who have backed …

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