Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

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

Small World Underground Previews – Central US

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Below is the list of all the Small World Underground Preview events being held in the Central 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, Western US & Canada.

(Listings are in zip code order by state)

Louisville Game Shop, Louisville KY – (502) 456-2734
— Wednesday, Jun 29 : 1:00 PM
Troll and Toad, Corbin KY – (859) 280-3236
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 2:00pm & Monday, Jul 11 : 1:00 PM
Coolectors Mall, Owensboro KY – 270 688-5800
— Tuesday, Jul 05 : 6:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 2:00 PM
Ravenstone Games, Columbus OH – (614) 844-6463
— Friday, Jul 08 : 6:00 PM & Monday, Jul 11 : 6:00 PM
Game Room, TOLEDO OH – (419) 475-3775
— Thursday, Jun 30 : 6:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 2:00 PM
Diversions, Newbury OH – 440-564-9142
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 8:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 03 : 6:00 PM
Gamers Haven, Parma Heights OH – (440) 845-9978
— Friday, Jul 01 : 1:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 03 : 5:00 PM
Ahzz’z Arena, Massillion OH – 330-832-4500
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 6:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM
Yottaquest, CINCINNATI OH – (513) 923-1985
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 6:00 PM
Game Haven, Dayton OH – 937-252-5635
— Wednesday, Jun 29 : 6:00 PM & Tuesday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM
Hometown Comics, Greenfield IN – 317-467-9050
— Thursday, Jun 30 : 4:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM
Gamequest, Ft Wayne IN – 260) 459-8222
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 1:00 PM & Thursday, Jul 07 : 4:00 PM
Game Preserve-3, BLOOMINGTON IN – (812) 332-6602
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 1:00 PM
Sage’s Shoppe, West Lafayette IN – 765-463-4841
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 11:00 AM
Vault of Midnight, Ann Arbor MI – (734) 998-1413
— Thursday, Jul 07 : 6:00 PM
Get Your Game On, ANN ARBOR MI – (734) 516-7516
— Monday, Jul 11 : 4:00 PM
RIW HOBBIES, LIVONIA MI – (734) 261-7233
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM
21st Century Comics, E Lansing MI – (517) 324-3585
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 03 : 1:00 PM
Fanfare Sport & Entertainment, Kalamzoo MI – (269) 349-8866
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 1:00 PM
Battlezone Games, Hiawatha IA – (319) 378-9663
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 02 : 4:00 PM
Gameboard, SHEBOYGAN WI – (920) 453-4263
— Friday, Jul 01 : 6:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 03 : 3:00 PM
Board Game Barrister (Bayshore), Glendale WI (414)963-2100
— Saturday, July 2: 2:00 PM
Board Game Barrister, Gurnee, IL (847)856-1800
— Sunday, July 10: 2:00 PM
Unique Gifts, Grays Lake IL – 847-548-8270
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 1:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM
Games Plus, MT PROSPECT IL – (847) 577-9656
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 10:00 AM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 3:00 PM
Fair Game, Downers Grove IL – (630) 963-0640
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 7:00 PM
Chicagoland Games, Chicago IL – (773) 728-3656
— Wednesday, Jul 06 : 7:00 PM
Cat and Mouse Game Store, Chicago IL – 773-384-4454
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 1:00 PM
GRYFALIA’S AERIE INC., BLOOMINGTON IL – (309) 828-9196
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM
ENCHANTED TOY CHEST, EDWARDSVILLE IL – (618) 659-0099
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM
Fantasy Books, Fairview Heights IL – (618) 624-0920
— Monday, Jul 04 : 6:00 PM
Castle Perilous, Carbondale IL – (618) 529-5317
— Thursday, Jun 30 : 12:00 PM & Monday, Jul 11 : 6:00 PM
Fantasy Shop, Florissant MO – (314) 831-5211
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM & Thursday, Jul 07 : 12:00 PM
Fantasy Shop, St. Louis MO – (314) 842-8228
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 2:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 1:00 PM
Fantasy Shop, Maplewood MO – (314) 644-3070
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 12:00 PM
Fantasy Shop, St Charles MO – (636) 947-8646
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 12:00 PM
Pulp Fiction Comics, Lee Summit MO – 816-554-7333
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 6:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 1:00 PM
Valhalla’s Gate, COLUMBIA MO – (573) 442-9909
— Tuesday, Jul 05 : 6:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 6:00 PM
META games, Springfield MO – (417) 881-9390
— Thursday, Jun 30 : 7:00 PM
Tabletop Games, OVERLAND PARK KS – (913) 962-4263
— Thursday, Jun 30 : 6:00 PM & Thursday, Jul 07 : 7:00 PM
Game Shoppe, BELLEVUE NB – (402) 292-4263
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 6:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 02 : 6:00 PM
Game On, Kearney NE – 308-345-8888
— Friday, Jun 29 : 6:00 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 4:00 PM
Game On, McCook NE – 308-345-8888
— Friday, Jun 29 : 6:00 PM & Tuesday, Jul 05 : 6:00 PM
MORE FUN, LANCASTER TX – 972-223-8386
— Thursday, Jun 30 : & Tuesday, Jul 05 : 6:00 PM
Game Closet, Waco TX – 254-751-7251
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 1:30 PM
Dragon’s Lair, San Antonio TX – 210-615-1229
— Saturday, Jul 09 : PENDING
ROGUE GALLERY COMICS, Round Rock TX – 512-279-8888
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 12:30 PM
WONKO’S TOYS AND GAMES, Austin TX – 512-335-1000
— Wednesday, Jul 06 : 5:00 PM
Dragon’s Lair, Austin TX – 512-454-2399
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 1:00 PM

Small World Underground Previews – Eastern US

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Below is the list of all the Small World Underground Preview events being held in the Eastern 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 Central US, Western US & Canada.

(Listings are in zip code order by state)

Worlds Apart Games, Amherst MA – 413-259-6893
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Modern Myths, Northampton MA – 413-582-6973
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 7:00 PM
LOST HARBOR, WESTFIELD MA – 413- 564-0070
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 5:00 PM
Compleat Strategist, Boston MA – 617-254-1166
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Eureka Puzzles, BROOKLINE MA – 617-738-7352
— Monday, Jul 04 : 7:00 PM
Myriad Games, Salem NH – 603-681-0355
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 11:00 AM & Sunday, Jul 03 : 11:00 AM
Myriad Games, Manchester NH – 603-681-0355
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 11:00 AM & Sunday, Jul 03 : 11:00 AM
Double Midnight Comics, Manchester NH – 603-669-9636
— Thursday, Jul 07 : 6:00 PM
Quarterstaff Games, Burlington VT – 802-863-3666
— Tuesday, Jul 05 : 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM
TOY TRADERS, LAKEWOOD NJ – 732-363-4009
— Thursday, Jun 30
Compleat Strategist, New York NY – 212-685-3880
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
RAVENBLOOD GAMES INC, PLAINVIEW NY – 516- 935-7400
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
GRIMFOE GAMES INC, EAST GREENBUSH NY – 518-479-4746
— Wednesday, Jun 29: 6:30 PM & Monday, Jul 11 : 6:30 PM
FOAM BRAIN, TROY NY – 877-765-5320
— Friday, Jul 08: 12:00 AM
Jupiter Games, Vestal NY – 607-725-7386
— Friday, Jul 01 : 6:00 PM
Zombie Planet, Albany NY – 518-438-7202
–Wednesday, June 29 : 6:00 PM & Friday, July 1, 6:00 PM
PHANTOM OF THE ATTIC, PITTSBURGH PA – 412-682-6290
— PENDING
That Game Place, Lemoyne PA – 717-761-8988
— Friday, Jul 01 : 6:00 PM
NEVERLAND GAMES, WAYNESBORO PA – 717-655-5347
— Tuesday, Jul 05 : 6:00 PM & Thursday, Jul 07 : 6:00 PM
GAMES KEEP, WEST CHESTER PA – 610- 505-6144
— Friday, Jul 01 : 6:30 PM & Thursday, Jul 07 : 6:00 PM
Compleat Strategist, King of Prussia PA – 610-265-8562
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
1UP COLLECTIBLES, WEST READING PA – 610-750-7915
— Tuesday, Jun 28 : 6:00 PM & Tuesday, Jul 05 : 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Days of Knights, Newark DE – 302-366-0963
— Saturday, Jul 09: 12:00-4:00 PM
OUR GAME TABLE, DOVER DE – 302-519-7190
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 4:00 PM
LABYRINTH GAMES, WASHINGTON DC – 202-544-1059
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 11:00 AM
Dream Wizards, Rockville MD – 301-881-3530
— PENDING
Games and Stuff, Glen Burnie MD – 410-863-7418
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 1:00 PM
Compleat Strategist, Falls Church VA – 703-532-2477
— Sunday, Jul 03 : 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM & Tuesday, Jul 05 : 6:00 PM
The Gamer’s Armory, Cary NC – 919-632-9989
— Wednesday, Jun 29 : 6:30 PM & Sunday, Jul 10 : 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
CAPE FEAR GAMES, WILMINGTON NC – 910- 798-6006
— Sunday, Jul 10 : 11:00 AM & Wednesday, Jul 06 : 6:30 PM
Tyche’s Games, Athens GA – 706-354-4500
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 12:00 PM
Comics Plus, MACON GA – (478) 477-5550
— Saturday, Jul 02 : 2:00 PM & Saturday, Jul 09 : 12:00 PM
SUNSHINE ROLEPLAYERS, MIAMI FL – 305-264-1250
— Saturday, Jul 09 : 2:00 PM