Gamasutra projects board game market to grow 9% annually through 2022.

Chinese man suffers from Mahjong epilepsy syndrome.

New releases "This War of Mine" and "First Martians."

Kickstarters "Consentacle" and "Potato Pirates."

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 5:47am EST

Ravensburger acquires ThinkFun

Pandemic Survival 2018 season starts

Coming soon: "Felicity: Cat in the Sack," "Nusfjord"

Kickstarters: "The Legend of Korra," "The Networks: Executives," "Cerebria"

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Category:Monday News with Paul Owen -- posted at: 7:49am EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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

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

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

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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 EST

Three October releases and five Kickstarters

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

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 EST