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Small World 2 for Steam – Get 50% off and help us test v2.5

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Small World 2 is the digital version of our best-selling fantasy board game. When we built Small World 2, we loaded it up with features – 2-5 player maps; online play with players around the world via the Days of Wonder Online network; Solo play against the AI; rankings and lots more. Fans of the game have really loved playing it.

But we wanted to make it even better! For the past 6 months, we’ve been hard at work on the next digital version: Small World 2.5. We’ve added a new “Online Arena” with a live lobby, a list of open games, and full chat capability; support for single-session games, with a new Player Clock for competitive game play; a new Stats screen at game end; improved AI and much more.

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Back Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop Season 3 – Get Ticket to Ride Steam as a bonus!

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

If you are a board game fan, you’re probably familiar with TableTop, the award-winning internet series on gaming hosted by Wil Wheaton.

Tabletop Season 1 and 2 were phenomenally popular and have introduced hundreds of thousands of new players to the joys of board gaming.

We’re proud that several Days of Wonder games have been featured on Tabletop, including Ticket to RideTicket to Ride EuropeShadows over Camelot and Small World, which appeared in the very first episode.

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Memoir ’44 D-Day Landings Pre-order now!

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Deploy your troops, call in reinforcements, take control of enemy positions to secure your advance… and make sure that your friends are covering your flanks!

70 years after D-Day, and celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Memoir ’44 game system, the D-Day Landings expansion commemorates the Normandy landings with six unique Battle Maps. This new Extended Breakthrough format is 23 hexes deep and offers battles on a scale and scope never seen before.

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Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition – Available now for Pre-order!

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

You’ve heard all about it… you’ve seen the new board, new cards, new trains and new storage tins… you know you want it! The Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition is now available for pre-order from the Days of Wonder webstore. It’s time to get on board!

The 10th Anniversary Edition is expected to be available from the Days of Wonder webstore and from better game stores throughout Europe in mid-June and North America by late June. Get on board… pre-order your copy now!

New Memoir ’44 D-Day Landings Battle Maps hit the beaches in June

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

“You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower.

70 years after D-Day, and celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Memoir ’44 game system, the D-Day Landings expansion commemorates the Normandy landings with six unique Battle Maps. The new Extended Breakthrough format introduced in this expansion is 23 hexes deep and offers battles on a scale and scope never seen before.

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Small World 2 – Bigger World, Smaller Price!

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Small World 2 – the massive update to the digital version of the best-selling (EPIC) fantasy board game – is a bona fide smash hit! There are bazillions of Flying Trolls laying waste to Commando Elves across the digital universe of iPad, Android, and Steam powered PC’s & Macs!

Now for the first time ever (and for a Were-Gnomes‘ night or two only) you can grab Small World 2 on any of these platforms for half off the regular price!

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Small World 6-Player Map now available worldwide

Friday, February 28th, 2014

A little help from a friend won’t be too much to ask if you want to conquer the biggest Small World so far… Pair up in teams and attempt to rule the land together. Despite the growing landscape, you’ll find there still isn’t enough room to accommodate you all!

This double-sided map gives you a new way to play Small World and Small World Underground. Teams of two players combine to compete against others, with each team member playing their own Race/Special Power combo and keeping their own Victory coins. But there is an ingenious twist… it’s the point total of the LOWEST team member that decides your score against the other teams!

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Ticket to Ride turns 10 years old. Let’s celebrate!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

First introduced in 2004, Ticket to Ride has continued to delight millions of board game fans worldwide.

This year the award-winning train adventure game turns 10 years old and it’s time to celebrate with this very special Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition!

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Small World 2 is now available for Macintosh

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Small World 2, the massive digital version of our best-selling epic fantasy board game continues to roll out over new territory – for the first time, Small World is now available for the Macintosh via the Steam platform.

Mac Steam players will find all kinds of online competition waiting for them as they join the thousands of Small World 2 players already on the Days of Wonder Online network.

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Wil Wheaton and friends visit (Ticket to Ride) Europe this week on Tabletop

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

This week on Geek & Sundry’s TableTop, join host Wil Wheaton along with his wife, Anne Wheaton, John Kovalic, (creator of Dork Tower), and actress Emma Caulfield (Buffy, 90210, Leverage) for a hotly contested game of Ticket to Ride Europe.

In his blog, Kovalic described the game’s brutality as… “Joss Whedon is in a bad mood and feels like killing off your favorite character!”

Who knew Ticket to Ride Europe could be so vicious?

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