On Sunday, two players – spunky k and SherryBeatsYou – went head to head in the 30 millionth Days of Wonder Online game. Playing in a Ticket to Ride 1910 Mega game, spunky k came out on top and is the winner of our 30 Million Online Games iPad Giveaway!
The Small World Universe is expanding beyond its borders with Small World Realms, a big new expansion that features scores of puzzle-like geomorphic Terrain tiles that assemble into countless different board maps. With Realms, the very ground your fantasy races walk upon is shifting under their feet!
With the release of Small World Realms becoming imminent, it is time for us to dig into one of the most complex scenarios of this pack – A Dig Too Far. Here to shed some light on this new Underground Realm is Philippe Keyaerts, the designer of Small World.
Following our adventure to the East, let’s consider a slightly more complex scenario – The Crops of Power.
This 2-6 player scenario introduces a new rule that lets each player who ventures into these Realms use not 1, but 2 Special Powers! But let’s catch up with Philippe Keyaerts, the game designer of Small World again…
The Days of Wonder homepage includes a ticker that shows just how many online games have been played through Days of Wonder Online. You may have noticed that we are getting close to reaching our 30 millionth Days of Wonder Online game! 30,000,000 is a big number… and sounds like a great excuse to hold a contest and giveaway one of Apple’s New iPads!
As we are putting the finishing touches on our latest Small World expansion, it seems to be the right time to discuss one of the most important aspects of the Realms: Its scenarios.
Twelve in total, there are enough to appeal to both expert masters of Small World and novice players alike. Thanks to the geomorphic nature of the Terrain tiles, each scenario can be customized for a varying number of players, with many of the scenarios scaling well up to 6 players!
Ticket to Ride is steaming onto the Mac app store with a new Macintosh version that includes solo, hot-seat and online game play on the classic Ticket to Ride USA map. Based on the graphics and design of the successful iPad version, this new Ticket to Ride for Mac also includes in-app purchases for all of the digital maps and game modes released on iPad: USA 1910, Europe, and Switzerland.
Small World featured as first boardgame on series premiere of TableTop – Google TV’s Geek & Sundry show.April 2nd, 2012
First episode, starring Wil Wheaton as host, debuts today!
TableTop is a brand spanking new show that launched today on Google TV’s Geek & Sundry channel and it’s all about boardgames and being oh so nerdy. Naturally, they chose to feature Small World for their inaugural show. So, set phasers to geek.
Ticket to Ride for iPad has just updated its maps to take full advantage of the ultra high-resolution Retina display on the new iPad.
Ticket to Ride Pocket (for iPhone and iPod Touch) and Ticket to Ride for iPad have both been nominated for the Pocket Gamer Readers’ Choice Awards in their respective categories – and through the end of March, you can help us win these coveted distinctions by casting your vote for them! Read the rest of this entry »