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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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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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