Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Pumpkin Power… New Halloween Freighter Ticket to Ride Train & Station Set

Monday, October 1st, 2012

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.

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Avast ye Sea Dogs… It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

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!

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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!