October is Halloween month, but for gamers something even more exciting is brewing – it’s Essen Spiel, the world’s largest game convention. This year in Essen, Days of Wonder will debut two new products – The Shadows over Camelot Card Game and the Ticket to Ride Halloween Freighter.
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Frightful pumpkin trains and spooky stations are scheduled to arrive just in time for Halloween with a new add-on for the Ticket to Ride Series – the Halloween Freighter.
This new set of custom-sculpted trains and stations includes 45 new orange-colored Pumpkin Trains and 3 spooky Halloween Stations. It’s a Halloween treat for Ticket to Ride fans worldwide that can be used as a replacement train set for any of Ticket to Ride game or map collection.
Aye Matey, ye best be makin’ yer way to friendly harbors to fill yer tankards and stock yer larders with gaming provisions, lest ye be keel-hauled with the rest of the scurvy blaggards!
Congratulations to Ben Miller, Sean McFarlane, Duncan Conner and Christian Olsson of Scotland who battled over the Small World board for 54 hours and 45 minute to break the Guinness World record for the Longest Boardgame Marathon in Scotland last week. Sean apparently didn’t get enough as he challenged any of the volunteers who witnessed the event to a game of Small World over the weekend! (more…)
Guinness World Record for the Longest Marathon Playing a Boardgame… with Small World!
Can Wil Wheaton dominate America’s favorite Train Game?
Gaming fans have been raving about the new Geek & Sundry Tabletop show on the YouTube channel. This week, host Wil Wheaton and friends battle for rail baron bragging rights as they play the Ticket to Ride board game.
On Sunday, two players – spunky k and SherryBeatsYou – went head to head in the 30 millionth Days of Wonder Online game. Playing in a Ticket to Ride 1910 Mega game, spunky k came out on top and is the winner of our 30 Million Online Games iPad Giveaway!
The Days of Wonder homepage includes a ticker that shows just how many online games have been played through Days of Wonder Online. You may have noticed that we are getting close to reaching our 30 millionth Days of Wonder Online game! 30,000,000 is a big number… and sounds like a great excuse to hold a contest and giveaway one of Apple’s New iPads!
Small World featured as first boardgame on series premiere of TableTop – Google TV’s Geek & Sundry show.Monday, April 2nd, 2012
First episode, starring Wil Wheaton as host, debuts today!
TableTop is a brand spanking new show that launched today on Google TV’s Geek & Sundry channel and it’s all about boardgames and being oh so nerdy. Naturally, they chose to feature Small World for their inaugural show. So, set phasers to geek.
“A freighter with some interesting merchandise arrived at the docks last night… I think Angelo and the boys need to pay a little visit to our friends down at the port and make sure that Donna gets a nice Christmas present.”
- The Don
It’s an early Christmas from Days of Wonder this year! Spend $50/€50 or more in our web store between now and midnight on Tuesday, November 22nd, and treat yourself to a holiday gift – a free copy of the Cargo Noir board game.