Apparently working toward an IPO, CMON Limited (also known as CoolMiniOrNot) has secured $5.3 million in a series A financing round through Quantum Asset Management of Singapore.
Toobeez, maker of eponymous construction toys, has signed a deal with the MRF Group of India, making the former exclusive distributor of Funskool brand products in the United States—puzzles, games, infant and preschool toys, and arts & crafts.
After a short 4 month effort with two stores, Toys “R” Us is calling it quits on Ireland.
Kalmbach Publishing of Wisconsin, which puts out the magazines Discover and Model Railroader, among others, is entering the game business with the purchase of Rather Dashing Games, publisher of Dwarven Miner and more. Rather Dashing’s Mike Richie and Grant Wilson will remain on to run the operation.
Burning Wheel Headquarters has taken over publishing duties for the Dungeon World roleplaying game. Designers Sage La Torra and Adam Koebel will continue to direct development of the game.