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Roger Martin takes up new Channel Director role with Asmodee UK as Coiledspring names Kerrie Corrigan its next GM

Coiledspring Games’ Roger Martin has been appointed to the newly created role of Hobby & Independent Channel Director for Asmodee UK, a move that comes amid a strategy and structure shake-up at the board gaming giant as it prepares for a projected further growth in the market this year and …

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Virtually Expo reveals UK Games Expo Awards winners for 2020

UK Games Expo has wrapped up a successful all-digital 2020 Covid-19 secure version of its annual offering this year with the big reveal of the winners of its UK Games Expo Awards. Not allowing the pandemic to stand in the way of its yearly event, organisers moved the show to …

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The Board Game Book returns to Kickstarter for Volume 2

Following the industry-wide success of his first volume, Owen Duffy, the lead author of The Board Game Book, is taking to Kickstarter to crowdfund money and awareness for the follow-up edition, The Board Game Book, Volume 2. To be published by the specialist geek and gamers publishing house, Clyde & …

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USAopoly to launch Toy Story collector’s chess and deck-building card game

USAopoly has detailed its latest collaboration, this time with Disney and Pixar for a raft of Toy Story licensed games. The range – which includes a Collector’s Chess Set inspired by the franchise, and a co-op deck-building game called Toy Story: Obstacles and Adventures, will land this autumn. Disney and …

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Asmodee UK and Coiledspring Games celebrate big wins at UK Games Expo Awards

Both Asmodee UK and Coiledspring Games are celebrating a successful run at this year’s UK Games Expo that took place across the end of May, having secured major wins in the annual UK Games Expo Awards. The UK gaming scene had much to celebrate as the powerhouse in tabletop gaming …

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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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Totally Hammered: Exploring the success of Warhammer

The impact of Games Workshop's new licensing strategy has seen revenue rocket from £2 million to £10 million in the last five years. That's the equivalent of $155 million at retail. Licensing.biz explores the history, success and future of this British-born brand.

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