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Tokaido product line: Namiji is coming!

Tokaido product line: Namiji is coming!

Paris (France), March 14, 2019.

Namiji is coming in 2019!


Presented for the first time at Festival International des Jeux de Cannes 2019, Namiji is a game by Antoine Bauza, illustrated by Naïade, and scheduled for release later this year.

Today, Funforge is pleased to share the first information about the game.

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About Namiji

Namiji is a standalone game in the Tokaido product line. It is not an expansion.

Game overview by BoardGameGeek.
Access the video!

Name: Namiji 
Game designer: Antoine Bauza
Art: Naïade
Artistic Direction: Funforge 
Category: board game
Number of players: 2 à 5
Gametime: 30 to 45 minutes
Age: 8+

About Tokaido

Since 2012, the publishing of the Tokaido™ product line has been selling 400.000 units worldwide, at the present day. Tokaido is distributed worldwide and available in 18 languages: English, German, French, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Slovak, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Dutch, Mandarin/Chinese, Japanese.

Since 2017, Tokaido is also available on the iOS App Store, Google Play and Steam (Windows, Mac).

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 400.000 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.

Contact:
Marketing & Communication
Charlotte NOAILLES
charlotte(@)funforge.fr



Partnership with Roxley Games: Funforge to publish and distribute Brass Lancashire & Brass Birmingham in French speaking countries

Partnership with Roxley Games: Funforge to publish and distribute Brass Lancashire & Brass Birmingham in French speaking countries

Paris (France) – December 14, 2018

 

PRESS RELEASE
Partnership with Roxley Games.
Funforge to publish and distribute Brass: Lancashire Brass: Birmingham in French speaking countries.

 

Today, we are very pleased to announce our partnership with Roxley Games.

Funforge will handle the French edition and distribution of Brass: Lancashire Brass: Birmingham in French speaking countries.

 

 

The availability of both titles is scheduled for Q2 of 2019. Stay tuned on Funforge social networks for more details (Facebook, Twitter).

 

About Brass: Lancashire

Brass: Lancashire – first published as Brass – is an economic strategy game that tells the story of competing cotton entrepreneurs in Lancashire during the industrial revolution. You must develop, build, and establish your industries and network so that you can capitalize demand for iron, coal and cotton.

Category: board game
Number of players: 2-4
Designer: Martin Wallace
Artists: Lina Cossette, Peter Dennis, David Forest, Eckhard Freytag, Damien Mammoliti
Playing time: 60-120 minutes
Age: 14+

 

About Brass: Birmingham

 

Brass: Birmingham is an economic strategy game sequel to Martin Wallace’ 2007 masterpiece, Brass.

Brass: Birmingham tells the story of competing entrepreneurs in Birmingham during the industrial revolution, between the years of 1770-1870. As in its predecessor, you must develop, build, and establish your industries and network, in an effort to exploit low or high market demands.

Category: board game
Number of players: 2-4
Designers: Gavan Brown, Matt Tolman, Martin Wallace
Artists: Lina Cossette, David Forest, Damien Mammoliti
Playing time: 60-120 minutes
Age: 14+

 

About Roxley Games

Roxley Games specializes in games that are innovative. Whether it is a new theme or a new mechanism, Roxley strives to bring something different to the market under its brand. Roxley Games are also highly polished: they do not release games that are half baked, and do our absolute best to ensure the ones they do release are well balanced. The core team members are founders of the renouned game design group: Game Artisans of Canada. Extensive network of playtesters aids Roxley in ensuring that products are ready for market. They put their heart and soul into every game.

 

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 400.000 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.

Funforge press contact:
Charlotte NOAILLES
Marketing & PR Manager
charlotte@funforge.fr

 

 

 


Partnership with Awaken Realms: Funforge handles the French edition of Nemesis

Partnership with Awaken Realms: Funforge handles the French edition of Nemesis

Paris (France) – December 13, 2018

 

PRESS RELEASE
Partnership with Awaken Realms: Funforge handles the French edition of Nemesis

Today, we are very pleased to announce that Funforge will proudly handle the French edition of Nemesis.

On this agreement with Awaken Realms, Nemesis translation is currently in process by Funforge, which is honoured to work on this highly acclaimed game. Nemesis was a phenomenal success on Kickstarter with 30 553 contributors and 3 080 833 £ raised.

French edition of Nemesis will be sold directly by Funforge. The availability of the game is scheduled for Q2 of 2019.

 

 

About Nemesis

Nemesis, a board game designed by Adam Kwapiński, is the result of a collaboration between Awaken Realms (creators of This War of Mine: TBG, The Edge: Dawnfall and Lords of Hellas) and Rebel (creators of Drako, Dream Home and K2). It is a 1-5 players semi-cooperative Sci-Fi horror where you and your friends try to survive while attempting to fulfill your secret objectives that may sometimes collide. It will also enable full co-op as well as solo play experience.

Nemesis is a semi-cooperative SF horror game where you and other crewmembers desperately fight to survive – and fulfill conflicting objectives.

Category: board game
Number of players: 1-5
Designer: Adam Kwapiński
Artist: Piotr Foksowicz
Playing time: 90-180 minutes
Age: 12+

 

About Awaken Realms

Awaken Realms is a professional board game publisher and creators of Kickstarter hits such as The War of Mine: The Board Game, Lords of Hellas or The Edge: Dawnfall. Having started as the miniature painted studio, the company now has vast experience with creating excellent models and exciting games. Awaken Realms has also been making miniatures for other products, such as Cry Havoc.

 

About Rebel
Rebel is a publishing housen a wholesaler but also the largest Polish board game store run by real boardgame enthusiasts. The team does not only engage in board games nine-to-five but also outside of her work. For the past 15 years Rebel has spent in this business, the company not only expanded the interest in board games all over Poland by supporting over 450 board game events each year but also created the largest board game festival in the country – Gramy.

 

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 400.000 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.

Funforge press contact:
Charlotte NOAILLES
Marketing & PR Manager
charlotte@funforge.fr
+33 (0) 9 84 27 96 40

 

 


New edition of Tokaido celebrating the 5th anniversary of the game

New edition of Tokaido celebrating the 5th anniversary of the game

Paris (France) – August 22, 2017

 

Discover the new edition of Tokaido celebrating the 5th anniversary of the game!

Funforge will present the Tokaido 5th anniversary edition during Essen (check out the game on our booth!). It will replace the current edition to become the NEW regular edition of Tokaido.

The 5th anniversary edition includes a new box artwork, new cards design, new player boards, a redesigned game board, new meeples, new panorama cards, etc. Gameplay remains the same and this edition doesn’t include Crossroads or Matsuri.

 

 


5th anniversary edition 
Author: Antoine Bauza
Illustrator: Naïade
Category: Board Games
Nbr of players: 2 – 5
Gametime: 30 to 45minutes
Age: 8+


>> Follow the link to book your Tokaido 5th anniversary edition at a special price of 32€! To be picked up during Essen on Funforge booth (Essen Pick-up Only!) 


Overview

In Tokaido, players are travelers crossing the East Sea Road in a quest of discoveries and natural marvels. Each traveler will get several opportunities to stop by stations all along the road in which he will be able to purchase souvenirs, meet new people, make donations to the shrines, taste local cuisine specialties, bath in hot springs or even paint sumptuous vistas.

Players will move in a simple order starting from the farthest to the closest one from the arrival, which will lead them to chose their moves wisely not to go too fast but also not to go too slowly.
The player order will change all the time, and as the places are more than limited in each station, travelers will have to face a permanent dilemma.

All the collections and points of the players will be permanently known and visible by everyone.
You will have to decipher everyone’s strategies and anticipate each moves, choosing either to act for your own interests or to thwart other’s ones.

 

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 300.000 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

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Press release: ADC Blackfire Entertainment to publish and distribute HOP™ in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Press release: ADC Blackfire Entertainment to publish and distribute HOP™ in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Paris (France) – January 23, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

ADC Blackfire Entertainment to publish and distribute HOP™ in Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Today, Funforge is very pleased to announced that ADC Blackfire Entertainment is now the exclusive distributor of it’s boardgame HOP!™ in Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 2017, HOP! will be available in both countries in Czech language.

 

Category: Board Games

Number of players: 3 to 6

Authors: Ludovic Maublanc & Marie Cardouat

Illustrator: Marie Cardouat

Playing time: 30 min

Age: 6+

 

About HOP!™

HOP! is a game for 3 to 6 players in which you have to climb in the sky faster than your opponents!

Climb cloud to cloud in order to be the first to reach the top of the sky. Each challenge you face is another chance to rise higher in the sky. But, helping other players also earns you rewards.

Numerous challenges can be met only by helping or being helped by the other players. Be clever and you will gain levels, but choose your partners wisely in order to limit the points they gain alongside you. As soon as someone reaches level 7, the game comes to an end, and the player with the most points wins the game!

Access the rules.

 

About ADC Blackfire Entertainment

ADC Blackfire Entertainment operates in most European countries, through its subsidiaries in Prague (Czech Republic), Bucharest (Romania) and Duisburg (Germany).

For nearly 20 years, Blackfire has carried a wide selection of family, strategy, adventure and educational games from the most trusted manufacturers. With its exceptional, engaging and trendy stock of toys and games, Blackfire has been able to become one of the most reliable sources for quality, family-friendly entertainment. A staple of social gatherings the world over, a good board game makes for a great evening! Blackfire is pleased to can offer a wide range of quality games from renowned developers around the world, including Fantasy Flight Games, Asmodee, Schmidt and of course Funforge and others.

Press contact:

Michal Ekrt, Board Games Brand Manager
michal.e@blackfire.cz
+420 737279667

 

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

 

 


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