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The Art of Small World – Amazing 3D figures come to life

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Sometimes you just need a little patience…

Over a year ago the Days of Wonder game development team was hidden away (in the cold, dark, Dwarf cavern we keep them in), secretly playing around with some new 3D print technology.

After a few weeks, they emerged and in their hands they carried a couple of very cool, highly-detailed figures of Small World characters. The rest of us immediately fell to our knees and cried, “I want! I want! I want!”

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Ticket to Ride iPad Halloween Special On Sale for $2.99/€2.69

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

What’s worse than a Ship of Fools… a Train of Ghouls! Get ready for a hauntingly fun train ride with a special Ticket to Ride Halloween Treat for iPad owners. We’re lowering the price on Ticket to Ride for iPad for Halloween to just $2.99 in the US and €2.69 in Europe. Normally $6.99/€5.99, in seconds you can be playing the most highly regarded boardgame on the iPad for nearly 60% off the regular price!

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New Days of Wonder Games at Essen

Monday, October 21st, 2013

There’s a big red circle marking the month of October on every board gamer’s calendar. The world’s largest game convention – Essen Spiel – takes place in Germany this October 24-27 and Days of Wonder is debuting two new products at Essen: Ticket to Ride Nederland – the 4th in our series of Map Collections; and the brand new Art of Small World Statues. You’ll also get a chance to play our newest adventure game, Relic Runners and even get a preview of the upcoming Small World 6-Player Map.

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Relic Runners is on everyone’s lips

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Our newest board game, Relic Runners, is now making it’s way onto store shelves and gamer’s hands around the world.  Reviewers have already begun to share their excitement over how beautiful the game pieces are AND how much fun the game play is for both experienced gamers and more casual board game players. Here’s what they are saying about this new jungle adventure game…

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Ticket to Ride is all aboard the Humble Bundle with Android 7

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

At Days of Wonder, being avid gamers ourselves, we’ve always been huge fans of Humble Bundle – not only is the price right (you pay what you want) and their choice of indie games included in each Bundle always a delight, but they’ve also done a terrific job of supporting charities we care a great deal about – such as Child’s Play!

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Small World characters are shaping up nicely…

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Some of your favorite characters from Philippe Keyaerts’ legendary fantasy board game have inspired incredible 3D figures. Finely sculpted and hand-painted, you will marvel at the amazing detail found in these 20 cm tall very limited-edition art figures based on Miguel Coimbra’s illustrations. Small World fans will surely want to have one… or all!

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Ticket to Ride for Android Gets an Upgrade

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

We’re bringing even more fun to the digital version of the world’s most popular train game.

Ticket to Ride fans with Android™ tablets can now enjoy the world’s best selling train game with their friends in the same room with the Pass and Play feature and performance improvements that help the game run on a wider array of devices.

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Can Wil Wheaton defend the realm? Shadows over Camelot on this week’s episode of TableTop

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

This week on Geek & Sundry’s TableTop (the insanely popular board game web show), host Wil Wheaton welcomes Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik (“Tycho” and “Gabe” from the Penny Arcade webcomic); and actress and voice actor extraordinaire, Tara Strong (featured in dozens of animated movies, TV series and video games).

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Introducing Map Collection 4 – Ticket to Ride Nederland crosses the bridge

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

With its countless canals Amsterdam is often called the Venice of the North, but all of Nederland is filled with waterways. A rail journey in this low-lying country crosses hundreds of bridges – and you will pay the toll!

Introducing Ticket to Ride® Nederland, the fourth in the Ticket to Ride Map Collection Series. In Nederland, rail routes have a cost, which you’ll pay for with Bridge Toll Tokens – to the bank… or to another player!

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Small World 2 – Available Now in the iPad App Store

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

More than 3 years ago, Small World was the first digital board game to ship on a tablet, the same day the iPad shipped! Today, we are proud to introduce Small World 2, a from-the-ground-up rewrite and massive update to our best-selling board game. We’ve added 3-5 player maps, 2 different online modes, pass’n-play and local play, along with the new-to-digital Be Not Afraid… expansion and much, much more.

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