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It's a Small World, without the line

Funko Games is releasing a kids game based on the Disney Parks attraction It's a Small World. In Disney It's a Small World , 2-6 players work in two teams or cooperatively to match cards from their hands with figures depicted in the scenes of the 3D game board.

The flat part of the game board depicts a winding river with boat spaces that have variable card values. Each team has a boat that moves one space at a time along the river and then draws the number of cards on the boat space they land...

AMIGO Games North America Leadership Change

AMIGO Spiel + Freizeit GmbH, out of Germany, has announced that it has hired Alex Yeager to head its sister company, AMIGO Games Inc. According to its press release, Mr Yeager has served in the gaming industries for over 25 years, working with such companies as Mayfair and Steve Jackson Games. He has also worked with AMIGO in the past licensing and co-publishing games.

AMIGO Spiel + Freizeit GmbH was founded in 1980. The company focuses on children’s, family, strategy, and card games, which are sold in 38 countries worldwide. The company is known for producing...

Upgrade Every Game You Play

Back with its third Kickstarter campaign, Game Toppers 3.0 is all about transforming a table you might already have into the ultimate gaming table. This campaign includes Luxuriant and Premium options to provide an even more luxurious feel to your table. Choices for Natural Oak and Premium Walnut are now provided as well. This new campaign includes leg table kits and dining covers too.

On the Kickstarter page, there is a video providing a detailed explanation of how the game toppers are constructed as well as videos on how some of the other components work. There...

The Agents of SMERSH Are Back

Agents of SMERSH , originally published in 2012 by 8th Summit Games, has hit Kickstarter with a new “epic” edition by Everything Epic. Agents of SMERSH is designed by Jason Maxwell and the epic edition also credits Christopher Batarlis with help in the game's design. The all-new artwork is supplied by Shane Braithwaite. The game plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, and takes about 90 minutes-2 hours to play.

Agents of SMERSH is a fully cooperative, storytelling game in which the players take on the roles of secret agents trying...

Have You Seen My Father’s Work?

Renegade Game Studios has announced a Kickstarter-exclusive game, My Father’s Work . The game is designed by T.C. Petty III, known for such titles as Viva Java: The Dice Game and Xenon Profiteer . The artwork for the game is provided by the team of Cold Castle Studios, Eric Hibbeler, Damien Mammoliti, and Janos Orban. The game plays 2-4 players, ages 14 and up, in about 2 hours.

My Father’s Work is a worker placement, horror-themed narrative-driven game. The players are mad scientists trying to perfect the work started by their respective fathers....

Gamezenter, Inc. Acquires the Fantasy Flight Games Center

Gamezenter, Inc., a new company owned by Christian T. Petersen, the founder of Fantasy Flight Games, has acquired the Fantasy Flight Games Center from Asmodee North America Inc. Gamezenter is a newly-formed retail and event entity specializing in the tabletop gaming hobby, and related fields. Petersen founded Fantasy Flight Games in 1995 and opened the Fantasy Flight Games Center in 1999. Both Fantasy Flight Games and the Game Center were sold to the Paris-based Asmodee Group back in 2014.

"I'm very excited to continue my involvement with this special place. Despite the devastation that COVID-19...

Asmodee Distributing Plague Inc: The Board Game

Asmodee has signed an official exclusive agreement to distribute English language copies of both Plague Inc: The Board Game and its expansion, Plague Inc: Armageddon , originally published by Ndemic Creations.

The board game version of the popular digital game, Plague Inc: The Board Game and the expansion were designed by James Vaughan with artwork supplied by Collette Tarbuck. The game base game plays 1-4 players, but the expansion plays up to 5. The game is designed for ages 14 and up and takes about an hour to play.

In Plague Inc:...

Minion Games Picked Up By Grail Games

Minion Games has transferred publishing of Manhattan Project and Energy Empires to Grail Games. The owner of Minion Games, James Mathe, passed away and the Kickstarter campaign for Manhattan Project: Energy Empire Cold War expansion has been in stasis. With the assumption of the rights to the Manhattan Project and Energy Empires' family of games, Grail Games has stepped in to finish running the Kickstarter campaign as David Harding has been added to the project administration. Grail Games will be responsible for getting the rewards from the Kickstarter campaign into the backer’s hands.

Manhattan...

Competitive Deckscape and a new Decktective now available

dV Giochi has announced the release of two new escape room titles. Deckscape Crew vs Crew: The Pirates' Island is a competitive escape room game for 2-6 players. Players split into two teams and race to solve puzzles to uncover Blackbeard's treasure. The experience also features duels in competitive mini-games. Deckscape Crew vs Crew: The Pirates' Island is designed by Martino Chiacchiera and Silvano Sorrentino, with art by Alberto Bontempi.

Also announced was Decktective: Nightmare in the Mirror , which is the third entry in the Decktective series. The Decktective series consists of a...

Scenarios Coming to Catan

The truest of Catan fans must be rejoicing these days as it has been announced that Catan: Treasures, Dragons and Adventurers is coming soon. This expansion for Catan , previously only available in digital format, requires the base game of Catan as well as both the Catan: Seafarers and Catan: Cities and Knights expansions in order to play. The base game and its expansions are designed by Klaus Teuber with artwork provided for this expansion by Michael Menzel. The expansion plays 3-4 people, ages 8 and up, in about 90 minutes....

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