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Conquer the Sky with the new Small World expansion: Sky Islands

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

It was a lovely spring morning; Giants were getting new tattoos and the rest of the Small World  inhabitants were preparing for another day of conquest. An eerie silence settled on the lands as a huge shadow glided over forest and mountain. Had the Wizards accidentally given their flocks of sheep flight again ?

All eyes turned to the horizon as an archipelago of Sky Islands floated over Small World… and realization dawned at the same time as the sun. New lands meant new riches! Within a few hours, the most enterprising races were swarming up a Giant Magical Beanstalk and a Stairway to Heaven on their way to wealth. The battle for the Sky Islands had just begun…

Find out Small World – Sky Islands a new expansion for the award-winning fantasy board game Small World, designed by Philippe Keyaerts and T. Alex Davis.

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Dive into the French culture with Ticket to Ride – France

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Dive into thriving French culture during impressionism and the Industrial Revolution; street cafes, “Starry Night”, Paris Boulevards, and Notre-Dame. The French railroad system is a blank canvas just waiting for your masterful strokes. However, before you can start claiming routes, you’ll need to lay the track! Watch for your opponents, though, because they might claim the route you just spent so much time building… 

Find out Ticket to Ride Map Collection Volume 6 – France and Old West a new expansion  in our well-known Ticket to Ride series.

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Quadropolis: Public Services – the rules are available for download

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

QuadropolisYour city is expanding and citizen needs have become more important. As a Mayor, you must provide them the Public Services that will make their daily life better.

But don’t forget to support the booming industry of your great city!

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Whims of the Sultan, a new expansion for Five Tribes

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Five Tribes

The Sultanate of Naqala continues to flourish. This time of prosperity has attracted more competitors than grains of sand in the desert, so if you expect to remain on top, you’ll have to learn some new tricks… especially since the Sultan founded 5 new fabulous cities that everyone wants to control. I’ve also heard that the Sultan sometimes holds hearings in those cities, offering huge rewards to those who grant him his whims.

Will you be able to control the fabulous cities and fulfill the Sultan’s capricious wishes?

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Memoir ’44 Open de France, 9th Edition – And the Winner is… Keegan “Kelian-05” Tailleur

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Last week-end, The high School Sainte Croix – Saint Euverte in Orléans, France was invaded by more than 60 Memoir ’44 players who competed for 2 days on special scenarios based on “Tanks in WWII”.

Keegan “Kelian-05” Tailleur finally won the tournament.

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Ticket to Ride: Germany – build your empire across 19th century Germany

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Turn of the century Germany… Through a fine autumn rain, a plume of smoke announces the arrival of the 4:15 train from Nuremberg in the Munich Central Station. The din of the massive engine grows more intense, culminating with a prolonged hiss as the locomotive halts at the platform, steam erupting in every direction. Already, porters in livery are rushing to unload baggage as passengers step from their cars. On the opposite platform, an operator pulls the cord for a three-chime whistle and another train begins chugging toward its next destination: Berlin, capital of the German empire…

Find out Ticket to Ride: Germany, a new stand-alone board game in our well-known Ticket to Ride series.

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Prepare to face new challenges with Quadropolis: Public Services

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

QuadropolisYour city is expanding and citizen needs have become more important. As a Mayor, you must provide them the Public Services that will make their daily life better.

But don’t forget to support the booming industry of your great city!

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Take your first steps in the Ticket to Ride series with First Journey!

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

“Grandma! is that you on this old picture? What is this big tower?”
“Ohhh, the Eiffel Tower! That was long ago, one of my first trips in Europe with your grandpa…”
“Where did you go in Europe?”
“We visited a lot of cities… Paris, Vienna, even Moscow… somehow, my whole life was a journey.”

Ticket to Ride – First Journey is a family-friendly introduction to Alan R. Moon’s best-selling train adventure series. The game features a board of Europe, with shorter routes and new whimsical illustrations in every cities. With this simpler version of Ticket to Ride, younger players and beginners alike can take their first steps in the train game series.

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Will you be the Master Builder of Yamataï?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Queen Himiko has tasked every builder in the kingdom with a prestigious mission: build the capital of Yamataï and make it the jewel of the archipelago.

Your task: surpass your competitors and build the most prestigious city of them all, using resources from the fleets that travel through the kingdom.

Prepare your strategy, recruit specialists, and do whatever is necessary to become the best builder and be rewarded by Queen Himiko for your work. (more…)

Ticket to Ride – Rails & Sails is available now!

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

The world is changing fast. All over the world, railroad tracks bridge countries and continents, and journeys that would take weeks can now be completed in a matter of days. Seas are no longer obstacles: huge steamers carrying hundreds of passengers sail across the oceans. From Los Angeles to Sydney, from Murmansk to Dar Es Salaam, Ticket to Ride – Rails & Sails takes you on a railroad adventure across the entire globe. All aboard, and get ready for an unforgettable journey!

Ticket to Ride – Rails & Sails is the new installment in Alan R. Moon’s best-selling train adventure series. Players collect cards of various types (trains and ships) that enable them to claim railway and sea routes on a nicely illustrated double-sided board, featuring the world map on one side and the great lakes of North America on the other. Elegantly simple and fast to learn, it takes the Ticket to Ride series to the next level! Veteran railroaders as well as family and friends will be delighted to set sail to the new horizons of Ticket to Ride…

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