Hachette's co-op aeroplane landing board game Sky Team soared to the top of the most-wished-for game rankings on BoardGameGeek in August, pipping Simone Luciani and Dávid Turczi's heavy euro Nucleum to the number one spot.
Haba, the 85-year-old Germany toymaker renowned in board game circles for its family-weight games, has gone into self-administration in an attempt to save the business.
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“I began to be a little bored by designing games”: Why launching a board game publishing house has renewed 7 Wonders creator Antoine Bauza’s spark
Do any job for 15 years, and it can end up feeling a little stale. That even goes for board game design royalty - and was the position 7 Wonders and Hanabi creator Antoine Bauza found himself in last year.
An 'anonymous fan' has provided troubled Cthulhu Wars publisher Petersen Games with more than $140,000 to get the game into the hands of frustrated Kickstarter backers - some of whom were facing a four-and-a-half year delay in receiving their orders.
BackerKit has officially launched its bid to take on crowdfunding giant Kickstarter, after capping off a year of beta testing with the huge success of Gloomhaven's Grand Festival on the platform.
FTC warns board game content creators, publishers over failing to properly disclose relationships, free games
Board game reviewers and influencers are falling foul of FTC rules prohibiting 'unfair or deceptive' acts by failing to properly disclose when they receive free games - putting themselves and publishers in the firing line for court action.
GAMA diversity drive offers $1,000 grants, mentoring to fledgling board game publishers and retailers
Board games trade organisation GAMA is offering $1,000 grants and peer mentoring to new board game publishers and retailers from under-represented communities.
Lawyer brands Ravensburger’s filing to dismiss Upper Deck’s Lorcana lawsuit as ‘mostly a dumb motion’
Board game publishing major Ravensburger has filed to dismiss a lawsuit from Upper Deck that claims it stole the design for upcoming Disney trading card game Lorcana.
Online board game design portal and print-on-demand publisher The Game Crafter has expanded into warehousing and fulfillment services.