Board Game

Peter McPherson’s Tiny Towns named Best Board Game of the Year at Origins Awards 2020

Elsewhere, Point Salad from desigers Molly Johnson, Robert Melvin and Shawn Stankelwich was named Best Card Game, while Wolfgang Warsch’s The Quacks of Quedlinburg picked up Best Family Game.

Watch: Identity Games’ JM Duparc on creating fear in Nightmare Horror Adventures

As Identity Games prepares to launch its latest title – Nightmare Horror Adventures: Welcome to Crafton Manor – we ask, what does it take to create a genuinely scary board game?

When the world is bored, it’s time for board games on mobile

The Coronavirus lockdown is creating a new generation of board game fanatics who will be eager to enjoy those experiences on mobile phones, says Exient chief publishing officer Julian Jones.

Spiel 2020 cancelled

“Due to force majeure, we will not be able to run Spiel 20 on the intended date, either factually or technically,” read a statement from show organisers.

Gibsons to donate all profits from Piecing Together collection to charity

“We feel honoured to be able to supply pastimes that make isolation a little easier and feel it’s our duty to give back to those who are at risk, vulnerable and are facing months of quarantine,” said Gibsons MD, Kate Gibson.

From gorillas to gaming: Conservation expert Richard Milburn on raising awareness, and funds, with Conservation Crisis

One year on from the launch of Conservation Crisis, we caught up with Richard to learn more about his journey in the board game space so far.

Games that sell: Specialist retailer Becky Ottery on what she can’t sell and doesn’t buy

What do retailers know about inventing games that sell? Darrell and Becky Ottery own and run the aptly named Eclectic Games in Reading. With a tireless work ethic, they strive to play every game they stock, and meet each customer’s need with insight.

“I want everything we put out to feel special”: Duncan Molloy on giving Rebellion’s hit brands the board game treatment with Rebellion Unplugged

Rebellion Unplugged’s Duncan Molloy tells us why Sniper Elite was the perfect IP to kick-start things for the new outfit.

Game designers to pitch concepts to DICE Toy Labs at India’s MeepleCon event

‘This will be the first event of its kind in India where a game designer can work with a company like ours to publish one of their games,” said DICE Toy Labs director Phalgun Polepalli.

How Pass the Pigs brought home the bacon: David Moffat on olives, beer and 74 million swine

On one of his rare U.K. stopovers, we met with David Moffat, the inventor of Pass the Pigs, a classic that has enjoyed over 37 million sales.

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