Challengers, a deck-management board game designed to replicate the feel of a digital auto-battler, has continued its powerful run of award wins by being named Italian Game of the Year.
“We didn’t expect to find this dark underbelly of the game design industry”: Two seasoned board game designers highlight why a professional association is so badly needed
Two board game designers describe a horror-show of interactions with publishers around contract law, overwork and unprofessional communication and attitudes - and underscore just how badly something like the TTGDA is needed in the modern tabletop games industry.
“The scope of the problem was far larger than I realized”: How the Tabletop Game Designers Association hopes to give creators a stronger voice
The high-profile designers of Wingspan, Space Cadets and Mind MGMT have teamed up to launch a professional organisation to fight on behalf of tabletop game designers.
New York board game cafe the Brooklyn Strategist has refused to recognise a workers' union despite more than 75% of staff signing a petition to unionise.
‘Everything was done behind our backs’: Heroes of Normandie designers speak out over shock Pig From Hell Games liquidation
The designers of WW2 skirmish board game Heroes of Normandie have slammed publisher Pig From Hell Games' owners after being informed over email that the business was being liquidated.
“It’s clear there are too many games being published”: Pegasus Spiele’s co-founder talks Dorfromantik, economic uncertainty and how it keeps winning board gaming’s biggest prize
Pegasus Spiele's co-founder talks Dorfromantik, economic uncertainty and how it keeps winning board gaming's biggest prize
Castles of Burgundy, Voidfall crowdfunding successes see owner numbers surge in September | BGG Stats
Successful crowdfunding deliveries dominated the top of the new owner charts on BoardGameGeek in September with the arrival of The Castles of Burgundy: Special Edition and Voidfall to people's doors.
How Darkest Dungeon board game maker Mythic Games is fighting to survive as spiralling costs weigh on business
Mythic Games, one of the most successful crowdfunding-focused board game publishers of all time, is fighting for its survival after rising prices left it struggling under the weight of its expensive to produce, miniatures-heavy projects.
New York City board game cafe chain Hex & Company has been accused by workers of union busting amid efforts by staff to officially organise in pursuit of a "living wage".
Essen Spiel, the world’s biggest board game fair, has celebrated its 40th anniversary with a record post-Covid attendance of 193,000 - up more than 30% compared to its 2022 event.