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Days of Wonder at Essen Spiel ’18 – The River Release

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

This year again we will be waiting for you at the world’s largest game convention – Essen Spiel – which takes place in Germany this October 25-28. Come join us to discover our next game, The River, which is released at Spiel ’18. The River is a new worker and tile-placement game from Sébastien Pauchon and Ismaël Perrin.

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The River, a new world opens before you…

Monday, August 27th, 2018

.. with untouched land as far as the eye can see. Your boat glides up a river and you examine the banks, appreciating the beauty of your new home. Expand your territory, cultivate your land and exploit your resource to construct the buildings that will make your settlement the most impressive in the region.  

 

Find out The River, a new, worker and tile-placement game from Sébastien Pauchon and Ismaël Perrin.

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Days of Wonder Holds Contest For Trip To New York City!

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Today, to celebrate the release of Ticket to Ride: New York, Days of Wonder launches a contest on their Facebook page, in which the winner will win a trip to New York City. It will take place from the 9th until the 18th of July.

 

The boardgame company offers the opportunity to win a trip for two to New York, including 4 nights in a four-star hotel. To participate, participants have to go on the Days of Wonder Facebook page and answer the following question in comment : “Who is the illustrator of Ticket to Ride: New York?”

The winners will be randomly drawn on the 19th of July. The winner will win the trip and ten other participants will receive a copy of Ticket to Ride: New York.

Due to legal issue, only the following countries are eligible for participation: France, USA, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland,  Spain, and United Kingdom.

More information on the settlement can be found here: http://s3-assets.daysofwonder.com/www/T2R_NY_SWEEPSTAKE_EN.pdf

Ticket to Ride: New York, a new, quicker and smaller version of Ticket to Ride board game.

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Welcome to the Big Apple! Enjoy the sights from Times Square to Brooklyn, and all over NYC. Admire the stunning view from the Empire State Building or take a walk through scenic Central Park!

Find out Ticket to Ride: New York, a new, express version of the well-known board game Ticket to Ride.

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Memoir ’44 Open de France 10th Edition – And the winner is… Jurgen ‘Cpl_Uhl’ Verwijst

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Last week-end, The Normandy Victory Museum in Carentan, Normandy – France was invaded by more than 70 Memoir ’44 players who competed for 2 days on special scenarios based on “Normandy in WWII”.

Jurgen ‘Cpl_Uhl’ Verwijst finally won the tournament.

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Through Jungle and Desert, the new Battle Map for Memoir ’44

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Through Jungle and Desert is the second installment in the second series of Memoir ’44 Battle Maps. This expansion offers two new decks of combat cards, along with six pre-printed standard scenarios and two pre-printed Overlord scenarios. 

 

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Scheduled Maintenance Operation on January Tuesday 9th 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018

AsmodeeWe are planning a 2 hours maintenance operation on our systems and servers on January 9th, 2018, starting at 09:00 UTC (4:00 AM EST).

During this maintenance we’ll move all our infrastructure to a new provider, in order to enhance the quality of our services and allow for more growth in the future.

Unfortunately this means we will have to completely shut-down our digital services during the operation. We estimate that the migration process will take our IT team two full hours.

During this 2 hours time span it will not be possible to play online on most of our games (including but not limited to Ticket to Ride, Smallworld 2, Splendor, Carcassonne, Potion Explosion, Mysterium, Memoir’ 44 etc.). It will normally be possible to play most of those games in solo or offline mode.

It will also not be possible to log-in with an Asmodee.net account in any of those games either, nor browse rankings or leaderboards. Access to our various websites will also be impossible (including but not limited to the Days of Wonder website, Asmodee.net Account website, etc) or severely degraded (Fantasy Flight Games Community, Asmodee Digital Forums, etc).

We will update as best as we can the Asmodee Status Page with any information about the progress and resolution of this maintenance operation.

Our technical support team will also be on the bridge to answer any questions regarding the maintenance operation and/or any issues after the maintenance procedure.

We appreciate your understanding and patience as we continue to make Asmodee Digital and Days of Wonder games even better!

Small World’s Races and Special Powers expansions are now available in a new format

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Find out the new format for the Small World Races and Special Powers expansions: Small World Power Pack #1 and Small World Power Pack #2. These two expansions are now available in stores at a suggested retail price of €25, they will replace the older ones in order to be in accordance with the latest expansions of Small World such as River World and Sky Islands.

Small World Power Pack #1 combines all races and special powers from the previous expansions: Be not Afraid… and A Spider’s Web and comes along with a tray to store all the tokens.

 

Small World Power Pack #2 combines all races and special powers from the previous expansions: Cursed!, Grand Dames of Small World and Royal Bonus and comes along with a tray to store all the tokens.

Both Power Pack come with a storage tray that made exactly one third of the box so if you got Small World Power Pack #1, Small World Power Pack #2 and Small World Sky Islands you can store everything in one box. Crafty?

Small World Power Pack #1 is an expansion and requires a copy of the original Small World board game. It includes 8 Race banners: Barbarians, Homunculi, Pixies, I Witches, Leprechauns, Pygmies, Skags & Slingmen; 8 Special Power badges: Barricade, Catapult, Copycat, Corrupt, Imperial, Lava, Mercenary & Soul-Touch for a total of 42 various tokens and 98 Race Tokens. This expansion also contains rules and a tray to store everything from this Power Pack. 
Small World Power Pack #2 is an expansion and requires a copy of the original Small World board game. It includes 8 Race banners: Fauns, Goblins, Gypsies, Igors, Kobolds, Priestesses, Shrubmen & White Ladies; 10 Special Power badges: Aquatic, Behemoth, Cursed, Fireball, Historian, Hordes of, Marauding, Peace Loving, Ransacking, Were- for a total of  42 various tokens and 98 Race tokens. This expansion also contains rules and a tray to store everything from this Power Pack. 

 

Days of Wonder at Spiel ’17

Monday, October 16th, 2017

It is this time of the year again.

The world’s largest game convention – Essen Spiel – takes place in Germany this October 26-29 and Days of Wonder is debuting a new expansion for Ticket to Ride there. Ticket to Ride: France the biggest expansion yet released.  Dive into thriving French culture during the height of Impressionism and the Industrial Revolution: street cafés, “Starry Night,” Paris boulevards, and Notre-Dame. The French railroad system is a blank canvas just waiting for competitors to make their masterful strokes.

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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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