Board game pieces establish female viking warrior as high-ranking officer.

Jerry Pournelle, SF author and wargamer, passes at 84.

Canadian Chess Championship odd situational ruling

New releases "Magic Maze" and "Sentient"

Kickstarters "Mint Delivery" and "Island of El Dorado"

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:21am EDT

Evil Hat Productions files for "Star Frontiers" trademark.

Goliath Games acquires Jax Games.

Fourth-quarter releases - Twilight Imperium 4 and Scythe: Wind Gambit

Kickstarters - Unstable Unicorns and Now Boarding

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:27am EDT

New releases: Whistle Stop, Port Royal, Alien Frontiers 5th Ed.

Kickstarters: Vegas Wits & Wagers, Numeracy Legends, Dare to Dream

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 12:24pm EDT

Gen Con record-breaking attendance, three fall releases, three Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

CMON Canadian distribution arrangement with Universal Distribution, five new releases from Gen Con, and one Kickstarter project

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:06am EDT

Toy Industry Foundation hosts Play Your Part Chicago for at-risk youth.

CMON earns $1M profits on $21M in 2016 sales.

Target announces plans for 70 Target-exclusive board games.

ICO Partners analyzes five years of board game Kickstarter growth in contrast to other project categories.

Two Wednesday 9 August game releases

Two Kickstarter projects

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:51am EDT

Three October releases and five Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:10am EDT

Spiel des Jahres and Kennerspiel des Jahres winners, three new releases, and three (plus one) Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:19am EDT

Dice Tower Awards, fall releases, and Kickstarter projects

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:54am EDT

White Wolf founder Stewart Wieck passes; Shiba Inu House wins Creative Child Magazine 2017 Kids Card Game of the Year; Foxmind acquires Funnybone; Plan B acquires Eggertspiele; Gen Con hosts Ascension World Championship; Gen Con sells out of four-day badges; two new releases and two Kickstarters

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 6:25am EDT