Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

World Record success with Small World players!

Monday, August 6th, 2012


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…)

Small World World Record Attempt… 54+ hours of Trolls, Wizards & Elves!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Guinness World Record for the Longest Marathon Playing a Boardgame… with Small World!

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Geek & Sundry’s TableTop show doubles down on Days of Wonder with Ticket to Ride!

Friday, May 18th, 2012

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.

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30 Millionth Online Game Winner!

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

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!

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30 Million Online Games iPad Giveaway!

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

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!

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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.

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Days of Wonder 2011 Holiday Gift – Cargo Noir

Friday, November 18th, 2011

“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.

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Facebook Friends Freebie Contest – Win Ticket to Ride Asia

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Want to win a free copy of Ticket to Ride Asia? How about a second copy for a friend?

Enter the Facebook Friends Freebie Contest and you’ll have a chance to win the new Ticket to Ride Asia expansion for you and a Facebook friend – just by saying you “Like” Days of Wonder!

Here’s how it works:

- Click the Like Button on the Days of Wonder Facebook Page sometime before midnight (PST) on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

- On Nov. 3 we’ll draw 10 names at random from Facebook members who “Like” Days of Wonder. Each will receive a free copy of the new Ticket to Ride Asia – Map Collection Vol. 1.

- Each winner ALSO gets to pick one of their Facebook friends who will also get a free copy of Ticket to Ride Asia!

Winners will be drawn at random, but you can increase your chance of getting a free prize by asking your Facebook friends to enter. If one of them wins, they can pick you as their Freebie Friend. They will pick you, won’t they?

And if you’ve already friended Days of Wonder, don’t worry you are still eligible to win. Visit the Days of Wonder Facebook Page to win your copy of Ticket to Ride Asia… and don’t forget to tell your friends!

Small World Underground Preview Events

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Small World Underground, the newest addition to the Small World universe of epic conquests and fallen empires goes on sale at stores throughout the US and Canada on Wednesday, July 6.

To kickoff this new release, we’re throwing a party – well actually it’s over a 100 different parties! Game retailers throughout North America are running Small World Underground Preview events where you can learn and play this exciting new game. Preview events will take place starting in late June and run into July.  This is the perfect opportunity for you to get an early look at this much anticipated followup to Small World!

To find the Small World Underground Preview Event nearest you, click the link below for your region to see a list of participating stores, along with the dates and times of the preview events.

Eastern US Region Events

Central US Region Events

Western US Region Events

Canadian Events

 

 

Small World Underground Previews – Western US

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Below is the list of all the Small World Underground Preview events being held in the Western US in June and early July.  Contact your local retailer to confirm dates, times and locations and go have fun playing Small World Underground!

You can also see listings in the Eastern US, Central US & Canada.

(Listings are in zip code order by state)

BLACK AND READ, ARVADA CO – 303-467-3236
— Friday, Jul 01 : 2:00 PM
Dragon’s & Dragoons, COLORADO SPRNGS CO – 719-576-0549
— Monday, Jul 04 : 6:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 2:00 PM
CHAOS GAMES AND MORE, PUEBLO CO – (719) 542-1237
— Friday, Jul 01 : 6:00 PM
BECKMON’S, TWIN FALLS ID – (208) 733-3901
— Thursday, Jun 30 : 6:00 PM
All About Games, Boise ID – 208-343-5653
— Friday, Jul 08 : 7:00 PM & Thursday, Jul 07 : 6:00 PM
SAFARI PEARL COMICS, Moscow ID – (208) 882-9499
— Thursday, Jun 30 :
HAJOMAJE GAMES & TOYS, KAYSVILLE UT – (801) 544-2899
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09
Hastur Hobbies, Midvale UT – 801-352-2605
— Monday, Jul 04 : 5:00 PM
Phoenix Games and Comics, LOGAN UT – (435) 752-6642
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 4:00 PM & Monday, Jul 11 : 5:00 PM
Dragon’s Keep, Provo UT – 801-373-3482
— Friday, Jul 01 : 11:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 6:30 PM
GUNJAH, CEDER CITY UT – 435.865.7774
— Thursday, Jun 30 : 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 5:00 PM
GAME DAZE-1, PHOENIX AZ – 602-494-4263
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM
GAME DAZE-2, MESA AZ – 480-981-4850
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM
GAME DAZE-6, CHANDLER AZ – 480-899-7406
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM
GAME DAZE-10, TEMPLE AZ – 480-491-0719
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM
GAME DAZE-7, GLENDALE AZ – 623-979-5360
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM
GAME DAZE-5, TUCSON AZ – 520-745-0468
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 12:00 PM
GAME EMPIRE, Pasadena CA – 626-304-0621
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 1:00 PM
GAME EMPIRE, San Diego CA – 858-576-1525
— Tuesday, Jul 05 : 6:00 PM
Crazy Squirrel Game Store, Fresno CA – 559-431-0188
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 12:00 AM
Game Scape, San Francisco CA – 415-621-4263
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 2:00 PM & Thursday, Jul 07 : 6:30 PM
GAMER’S GUILD, ANTIOCH CA – 925-753-5219
— Friday, Jul 01 : 1:00 PM
Endgame, Oakland CA – 510-465-3637
— Wednesday, Jul 06 : 7:00 PM
GAME KASTLE, SANTA CLARA CA – 408-243-4263
— Wednesday, Jun 29 : 6:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 12:00 PM
GREAT ESCAPES, SACRAMENTO CA – 916-927-0810
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 12:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM
Rainy Day Games, Aloha OR – 503-642-4100
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 1:00 PM
GUARDIAN GAMES, PORTLAND OR – 503-238-4000
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM
Evolution Gaming, EUGENE OR – (541) 338-4263
— Tuesday, Jul 05 : 7:00 PM
Astral Games, MEDFORD OR – (541) 776-7888
— Wednesday, Jun 29 : 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM & Tuesday, Jul 05 : 9:00 PM
Funagain Games, ASHLAND OR - (541) 905-5636
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 12 – 3 PM & 3 – 6 PM
Greenlake Games, SEATTLE WA - (206) 922-3146
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 2:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 3 – 6 PM
CARD KINGDOM, SEATTLE WA – (206) 523-9605
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 12:00 PM & 7/3/2011 (alternate) : 2:00 PM
BLUE HIGHWAY GAMES, SEATTLE WA - 206-282-0540
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 7:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 12:00 PM
Gamma Ray Games, Seattle WA – (206) 838-9445
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 12:00 PM
MERLYNS, SPOKANE WA – 509-624-0957
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 1:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 2:00 PM