Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

International TableTop Day returns on April 11th, let’s celebrate!

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

For the third consecutive year, our friends at Geek & Sundry host the International TableTop Day, an event where people from all over the world gather and play games.

To celebrate this event, we will release an exclusive Promo Djinn card for Five Tribes: the accurately named Wilwit Djinn!

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Five Tribes awarded the “As d’Or – Grand Prix” in Cannes, France !

Friday, February 27th, 2015


On February 26th, the “As d’Or - Jeu de l’Année 2015″ ceremony was held in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. We’re delighted and proud that Five Tribes was awarded the “As d’Or – Grand Prix” (French Game of the Year Award – Expert Game)!

That was quite a journey since last year when Five Tribes made its first appearance under DoW colors in that very same Festival!

Congrats to Bruno Cathala & Clément Masson and a huge Thank You to all the people who made this come true!

Avalanche of accolades for the Golden Geek Awards

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

The 2014 Golden Geek Awards were awarded earlier today and we are super excited about the results!

Five Tribes won the Golden Geek Award for Best Strategy Game! It is also Runner Up in the “Board Game of the Year” and “Innovative” categories!

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Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition joined in on the fun as well earning Runner Up in two categories: “Artwork & Presentation” and “Family Game”!

Congrats to Bruno Cathala, Clément Masson, Alan R. Moon, Julien Delval and thanks to all the people that took part in making Five Tribes and Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition!

See the the complete list of winners and runners up in all categories on Board Game Geek

Your Digital Christmas Present

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Special Sale Prices

for Ticket to Ride and Small World 2

on Tablets & Steam for PC & Macs!

It’s time to celebrate the holidays with both of Days of Wonder’s award-winning digital games.
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Yeehaaa! Five Tribes is the 2014 edition of “Tric Trac d’Or” winner !

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Five Tribes Yesterday, the Community members of Tric Trac – the leading French gaming website – awarded Five Tribes the prestigious Tric Trac d’Or, their annual award for the best board game of the year. You can read all about it (en français) and see the whole ranking on the TricTrac website.

The whole team here at Days of Wonder wants to congratulate Bruno Cathala and Clément Masson (Designer and Artist on Five Tribes) and to thank all of the gamers who showed love for the game since it’s out (and even earlier)!

Five Tribes, Tric Trac d'Or 2014

Kenneth Heilfron, new Ticket to Ride World Champion!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

After an epic day of competition, Kenneth (USA) is crowned 2014 World Champion !

The previously announced champion, Erwin Pauelsen, has resigned his title after the discovery of evidence of cheating during the final matches.

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New Days of Wonder Games at Essen

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The world’s largest game convention – Essen Spiel – takes place in Germany this October 16-19 and Days of Wonder is debuting its brand new boardgame at Essen: Five Tribes.

Other games and expansions are also available for the occasion!
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This Fall falls under the sign of Small World!

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

A brand new Small World expansion – A Spider’s Web; along with an expansion previously only available as part of the Small World 2 Kickstarter campaign – Royal Bonus; will hit retail stores in November. At the same time, both The Necromancer Island and Leaders expansions, which have been out of print for years will also be available through game stores. (more…)

Follow the Ticket to Ride World Championship (Live)!

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

On Saturday September 27th, the Musée de la Carte à Jouer (Card Game Museum) at Issy-les-Moulineaux will host the 2nd Ticket to Ride World Championship.

28 national champions will play several games on  a selection of Ticket to Ride maps – the best of them will then be declared Ticket to Ride World Champion and win the Grand Prize: an unforgettable trip for two to Asia on the Eastern & Oriental Express!

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28 players vie for the title – Ticket to Ride World Champion

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Launched a year ago, the 2014 Ticket to Ride World Championship culminates this month with the grand finale this month in Paris! 28 National Champions were crowned, with over 25,000 players participating in qualifying tournaments held worldwide over the last 12 months.

On September 27th, those 28 National Champions will meet in Paris for a nine hour tournament that will crown the 2014 Ticket to Ride World Champion.

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