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Essen 2016: pre-orders are NOW open for HOP! and Pocket Madness !

Essen 2016: pre-orders are NOW open for HOP! and Pocket Madness !

 

ESSEN 2016 : pre-orders are NOW open for HOP! and Pocket Madness !

Funforge will attend Essen 2016 (booth 1-F105, hall 1) to present 2 new releases! Access the links below to pre-order the games and get them on the booth, from Thursday, 13rd of October to Sunday, 16th of October 2016.

 

HOP!
A game by Ludovic Maublanc & Marie Cardouat, illustrated by Marie Cardouat.

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Pre-order now through this link!
HOP! is available in French and English.

 

Signing sessions:
Ludovic Maublanc (author) & Marie Cardouat (author and illustrator) will sign HOP! on the Funforge booth (1-F105, hall 1).

Thursday, 13rd of October 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc & Marie Cardouat
2:30pm – 4:30pm: Marie Cardouat
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc

Friday, 14th of October 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc & Marie Cardouat
2:30pm – 4:30pm: Marie Cardouat
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc

Saturday, 15th of October 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc & Marie Cardouat
2:30pm – 4:30pm: Marie Cardouat
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc

 

POCKET MADNESS 
A game by Bruno Cathala & Ludovic Maublanc, illustrated by Mathieu Leyssenne.

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Pre-order now through this link!
Pocket Madness is available in French and English.

 

Signing sessions:
Bruno Cathala (author) & Ludovic Maublanc (author) will sign Pocket Madness on the Funforge booth (1-F105, hall 1).

Thursday, 13rd of October 2016
10:00am – 11:00am: Bruno Cathala
10:00am – 12:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc

Friday, 14th of October 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc
5:00pm – 6:00pm: Bruno Cathala
5:00pm – 6:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc

Saturday, 15th of October 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc
5:00pm – 6:00pm: Bruno Cathala
5:00pm – 6:00pm: Ludovic Maublanc

 

To get the game you bought online (links above):
These pre-orders are for Essen 2016. You can only get the games on the Funforge booth (1-F105, hall 1) from Thursday, 13rd of October to Sunday, 16th of October 2016.

 

WATCH OUT!
You will need your bill to get the game/s you bought online. Without the bill, we won’t be able to give you the game/s.

See you on our booth!

The Funforge team

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Press release: Funforge to publish and distribute EVOLUTION™ in French speaking countries

Press release: Funforge to publish and distribute EVOLUTION™ in French speaking countries

Paris (France) – April 13, 2016,

PRESS RELEASE

Funforge to publish and distribute EVOLUTION in French speaking countries.

 

Today, Funforge is very pleased to announce that North Star Games, LLC awarded Funforge the rights to publish and distribute the board game Evolution in French speaking countries. It will be available in these countries by the end of 2016.

For now, this partnership only concerns Evolution, not the expansions. Of course, both companies expect to have further collaborations on Evolution. Stay tuned on our respective social networks for more details.

So far, Evolution already sold over 40.000 copies worldwide.

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About the game: Evolution, the dynamic game of survival

In a dynamic ecosystem where food is scarce and predators lurk, your species will have to adapt to survive. With other 12,000 ways to evolve your species, every game becomes a different adventure. So gather your friends and see who best adapts to the changing world around them.

Category: board game

Number of players: 2-6

Playing time: 50−70 min

Authors: Dominic Crapuchettes, Dmitry Knorre, Sergey Machin.

Artists: John Ariosa, Giorgio De Michele, Catherine Hamilton, Kurt Miller, Jacoby O’Connor.

 

About Funforge

Created in 2008, Funforge is a privately held company with office located in Paris – France, which publishes and distributes fun and beautiful card and board games for a wide audience, with great replayability.

Since its creation, Funforge became a recognized publisher in the boardgame industry, being distributed worldwide (France, US and North America, Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, Scandinavian countries, Russia, Japan, China…). The publishing of the Tokaido product line, and its 200.000 units sold worldwide (at the present day) achieved to establish Funforge as one of the world’s leading boardgame publisher.

The quality of its products and the prestige of internationally renown authors gave the publisher several prices in jury and international press.

Press contact

Charlotte NOAILLES, Marketing & PR Manager

charlotte@funforge.fr    +33 (0) 9 84 27 96 40

 

About North Star Games

North Star Games strives to bring more people into board gaming by publishing party games that focus on social interaction rather than fierce competition and strategy games that have simple, intuitive rules with deep, strategic game play.

Access the website: http://www.northstargames.com/

Press contact

Luke WARREN

luke@northstargames.com   202.679.0107

 

Download the press release in PDF

Click here to access the press release.

 

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Press release: Enigma Distribution handles the edition and the distribution of TOKAIDO™ for the Dutch speaking market

Press release: Enigma Distribution handles the edition and the distribution of TOKAIDO™ for the Dutch speaking market

Paris – March 24th, 2016,

PRESS RELEASE

Enigma Distribution handles the edition and the distribution of TOKAIDO™ for the Dutch speaking market.

 

Today, we are very pleased to announce that, starting from now, Enigma Distribution handles the Tokaido™ classic edition of the French publisher and distributor Funforge, for the Dutch speaking market.

For now, this partnership only concerns the Tokaido™ classic edition, part of the Tokaido™ product line (200.000 units sold worldwide – at the present day), which includes the following products: Tokaido™ classic edition (2012), Tokaido Crossroads™ (first expansion, 2013), Tokaido Matsuri™ (second expansion, 2016), Tokaido Collector’s Accessory Pack™ (2016) and the Tokaido Deluxe Edition™ (2016).

Both Enigma Distribution and Funforge are delighted to work together on the Tokaido™ classic edition.

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About Enigma Distribution

Founded in 2011, Enigma Distribution is a distributor and publisher of exclusive brands and board and card games for the Dutch speaking market. They are specialized in Trading Card Games and collectibles.

Well-known brands from their portfolio are Panini™, Pokémon™, Yu-Gi-Oh!™ and Magic: The Gathering™.

Press contact

Anne PRONK, Marketing & PR

anne@bergsalaenigma.nl

 

About Funforge

Created in 2008, Funforge is a privately held company with office located in Paris – France, which publishes and distributes fun and beautiful card and board games for a wide audience, with great replayability.

Since its creation, Funforge became a recognized publisher in the boardgame industry, being distributed worldwide (France, US and North America, Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, Scandinavian countries, Russia, Japan, China…). The publishing of the Tokaido™ product line, and its 200.000 units sold worldwide (at the present day) achieved to establish Funforge as one of the world’s leading boardgame publisher.

The quality of its products and the prestige of internationally renown authors gave the publisher several prices in jury and international press.

Press contact

Charlotte NOAILLES, Marketing & PR Manager

press@funforge.fr

 

Download the press release in PDF

Click here to access the press release.

 

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Press release: Funforge handles the Lookout Games line of products in French speaking countries

Press release: Funforge handles the Lookout Games line of products  in French speaking countries

Paris (France) – February 15th, 2016,

PRESS RELEASE

Funforge handles the Lookout Games line of products in French speaking countries

 

Today, we are very pleased to announce that, starting from now, Funforge will proudly handle the Lookout Games line of products in French speaking countries. After a successful collaboration on Patchwork™ designed by Uwe Rosenberg and released in 2014, this new partnership announces a long term agreement between Lookout Games and Funforge.

On this agreement, the first games to be released in french will be Isle of Skye™, Oh My Goods!™, Trambahn™, Grand Austria Hotel™ and the new Agricola™ editions, coming in 2016. Agricola™ is the highly acclaimed game from designer Uwe Rosenberg which returns in 2016 bigger and better than ever!

Throughout 2016, Mayfair Games and Lookout Games will release three Agricola™ products: the base Agricola™ game for 1-4 players, the Agricola™ Family Edition for 1-4 players, and finally the Agricola™ 5-6 Player Extension. As Funforge is now the exclusive publishing and distribution partner for the Lookout Games catalog in French speaking countries, the editor will handle these new games too.

Both Lookout Games and Funforge are delighted to work together on these long-awaited products.

Stay tuned for more details and further press releases.

 

About Lookout Games

Lookout Games, is a German based, board and card game publisher, founded in 2000. Lookout Games is best known for their award-winning board game, Agricola™, that has been published in 16 languages worldwide.

Lookout Games continues to grow, with games for both families and hobby gamers around the world.

 

About Funforge

Created in 2008, Funforge is a privately held company with office located in Paris – France, which publishes and distributes fun and beautiful card and board games for a wide audience, with great replayability.

Since its creation, Funforge became a recognized publisher in the boardgame industry, being distributed worldwide (France, US and North America, Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, Scandinavian countries, Russia, Japan, China…). The publishing of the Tokaido™ product line, and its 200.000 units sold worldwide (at the present day) achieved to establish Funforge as one of the world’s leading boardgame publisher.

The quality of its products and the prestige of internationally renown authors gave the publisher several prices in jury and international press.

 

Press contact

Charlotte Noailles – Marketing & PR Manager at Funforge
+33 (0) 9 84 27 96 40
press@funforge.fr
http://www.funforge.fr/US/

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An award for The Big Idea

An award for The Big Idea

Each year, the Tillywig Toy Awards Program delivers to consumers, retailers, and the media the best new toys, games, and other products available in the United States.

Product awards are given on the basis of group play tests, the primary purpose of which is evaluating the entertainment and/or educational value of the products submitted.

We are so glad to learn that The Big Idea has won the “Laugh Out Loud” Tillywig award for this summer !

Here is a short excerpt of what they thought about the game :

THE BIG IDEA moves at a snappy pace, and everyone’s in on the action from start to finish, making it an ideal party or family game. But only if you like laughing and having a good time!

 

 

 

 


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