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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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3rd Memoir ’44 Belgian Open to take place in Louvain-la-Neuve

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

The 3rd edition of the Memoir’44 Belgian Open, the yearly tournament gathering dozens of players from Belgium and other countries, is coming!

This year, the tournament will take place on October 4th-5th in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), not far from Brussels.

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Ticket to Ride North American Champion crowned

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Sunday, August 17th at Gencon, 24 qualifiers from the US and Canada, met to determine the Ticket to Ride North American Championship.

On the line – a trip to Paris to compete in the World Championships this September.

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The sixth Edition of Memoir ’44 French Open will take place in Normandy

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

1944-2004-2014 : This year, we celebrate both the 70th Anniversary of The D-Day Landings and the 10th Anniversary of Memoir ’44. Was there a better place to host the 6th Edition of Memoir ’44 French Open than Normandy?

Next week-end, more than 100 players will be dropped in the first town liberated in Metropolitan France on June 5th 1944 23:45 in Bénouville, no farther than one or two hexes from Pegasus Bridge!

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Ticket to Ride turns 10 years old. Let’s celebrate!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

First introduced in 2004, Ticket to Ride has continued to delight millions of board game fans worldwide.

This year the award-winning train adventure game turns 10 years old and it’s time to celebrate with this very special Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition!

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