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Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesHollandspiele’s Hollandays Sale includes all the company’s games. Additionally, use discount code “MONSTERDEAL” for 10% off orders of $100 or more.

Michigan Savings and More is giving away Utter Nonsense Family Edition from PlayMonster.

Auroch Digital’s Steam games are on-sale. Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is 20% off and Ogre is 50% off.

At DriveThruRPG:

Amazon roleplaying game deals:

Amazon board game deals:

Renegade Game Studios is giving away a new game every day on Twitter though December 18th.

USAopoly is also giving away a new game every day, through December 12th, but the winner must follow the company on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Get a free Christmas-themed miniature for every $40 of order from Reaper through the 16th.

Use promo code “GAMEAWARDS” for a free 25 card set in Magic: The Gathering Arena.

Try Small Things is giving away Googly Eyes, Mastermind, Wordsearch, and Sequence from Goliath Games and Pressman Toy.

Enter to win a weekly giveaway by Asmodee UK.

Terraforming Mars upgrades are 15% off at Top Shelf Gamer.

Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast have announced a major new esports initiative for Magic: The Gathering, one that seeks to more closely integrate the game’s tabletop and digital competitive scenes. The companies are launching a Magic Pro League (MPL) with 32 people being offered play and streaming contracts totaling $75,000. Another part of the initiative is a new series of flagship competitions, Mythic Championships, for both tabletop and electronic play.

Mythic Championships will feature Magic Pro League players facing challengers qualified through play on Magic: The Gathering Arena. Details on how the ranking system will work are promised for January.

The first of the new tournaments, a $1 Million Mythic Invitational, will be held at PAX East in Boston (March, 2019). For the whole of 2019, Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast are more than doubling the overall prize pool to $10 million across digital and tabletop platforms.

Pro Tour events previously scheduled for Dallas and Sydney are being cancelled, while those in Cleveland, London, Barcelona, and Richmond will become part of the Mythic Championship series with prize pools of $500,000 each.

Nationals, World Magic Cup, and Team Series events are also being eliminated. However, the 2019 World Championship will bring together players from both MtG Arena and tabletop. And partner-organized tournaments, such as the Grand Prix circuit run by ChannelFireball will continue with increased prize support.

Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesDeluxe upgrades for Stonemaier Games’ Scythe, including metal mechs, are 15% off at Top Shelf Gamer.

Community News of Australia is giving away 20 copies of the 70th Anniversary Edition of Scrabble.

MeepleGamers is giving away the pair of Mint Works and Mint Delivery from Five24 Labs to three winners.

Complete Stonemaier Games’ survey for a chance to win $100 in store credit. The company will be giving away several.

The Cardboard Republic is giving away Dice Hospital from Alley Cat Games.

Board Game Tables is selling sample and demo game furniture for up to 20% off.

Ancient History Encyclopedia is running a photo contest for pictures of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The top prize is 7 Wonders from Repos Production.

In celebration of a new expansion, Asmodee is also giving away three copies of 7 Wonders, along with the expansion, Armada.

Asmodee Digital’s digital advent calendar means daily game giveaways, starting with Pandemic on Steam.

Coiledspring Games is doing a similar Advent Calendar daily giveaway of board games for U.K. residents.

And so is Orchard Toys, also for the U.K.

Or chip in $8 for Asmodee Digital’s Humble Board Game Bundle to get Small World, Agricola, Splendor, Le Havre, Pandemic, Pathfinder Adventures, and more.

Save 20% on new releases at HasbroToyShop.com with promo code “ALLNEW”.

Ottawa Mommy Club is giving away Trash Pandas from Gamewright (Canada residents only).

Casual Game Revolution is giving away six different games from ThinkFun and Pressman.

Chess.com is giving away $150 in Chess-themed clothes for children from Monica + Andy. The site has also arranged for a Wholesale Chess’ 20% Cyber Monday discount to be extended through the 25th. Use coupon code “CHESS.COM”.

HexBug’s 12 Deals of Hexmas bundles include savings on Battlebots and Gladiators sets.

The latest at Bundle of Holding includes Coriolis and Tales From the Loop from Free League Publishing.

Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesFantasy Grounds is giving away an Ultimate license along with modules for Dungeons & Dragons Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica and Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage.

ChiTAG and Brilliant PR are giving away a package of eight board games from various publishers.

Game Trade Media is giving away a Dungeons & Dragons prize package that includes the rule books, miniatures, dice, a large format Forgotten Realms map, Endless Quest books, and more.

Spiel Pro has discounted Chessex polyhedral dice sets 20% (expiring on the 23rd).

Man vs Meeple is giving away 12 different board games. The deadline for entries is the 27th.

Missing Sleep is giving away Catan from Asmodee (UK only).

Miniature Market’s Black Friday Sale started early.

In Rogue Games’ Thanksgiving Sale, three RPG titles are 35% off.

Everything is discounted in Noble Knight Games’ Holiday Sale.

Pixelated Cardboard is giving away two download codes for mobile versions of Morels (Android or iOS).

Wyrd Games’ Thanksgiving Birthday Sale includes limited releases and a free figure for orders of $150 or more.

Multi-Man Publishing’s Fall Sale, including some discounts in excess of 50%, ends tomorrow night.

Save up to 40% in Revolution Games’ November Sale.

Get 35 books, everything from the first three editions of the Champions superhero RPG, for just $32 in Bundle of Holding’s Early Champions offer. For the non-superhero stuff from Hero Games, look to the Early Hero System offer.

What’s Eric Playing is giving away two copies of ICECOOL2 from Brain Games.

At ThinkGeek, board games are on-sale 25% off.

In recognition of the product requiring a second manufacturing run, Infinite Black is giving away a complete Elder Dice set, nine polyhedrals plus an extra nine d6s in each of three colors, along with matching boxes.

Renegade Game Studios is giving away Architects of the West Kingdom.

Everything Board Games is giving away Extraordinary Adventures: Pirates from Forbidden Games, Guardians of Wayword from Kid Loves Tiger Games, Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig from Stonemaier Games, and two copies of Terminus Breach from Matty Lloyd.

Get a free Christmas Colouring Pad with every order direct from Orchard Toys.

Set Enterprises Early Black Friday Sale means 25% off and free domestic shipping with promo code “THANKS208”. Also, the company will donate a copy of Karma for every one purchased before the 30th. And Set is running giveaways on the company Facebook page.

Post a holiday wish list to Facebook or Instagram by December 1st for a chance to win $250 in Playfoam products and a $250 Amazon gift card from Educational Insights. It’s the Squishlist Giveaway.

The Giveaway Geek is giving away Affectionate Cats and Cuddles from Blue Heron Entertainment, a Kickstarter pledge for Arcane Alley from Strange Space Games, a Kickstarter pledge for Level 7 Omega Protocol from Privateer Press, three copies of BunneeBank from Heeleet, and three copies of Fantasy Pug Quest from Tin Hat Games.

Feisty Frugal & Fabulous is giving away Fortnite Monopoly from Hasbro.

Michigan Savings & More is giving away a package of five games from Endless Games and a separate package of three from ThinkFun.

Mom and More is giving away The Baby Beluga Game from CooperativeGames.com.

Mama’s Mission is giving away three games from Wonder Forge.

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This Saturday is Neighborhood Toy Store Day, an opportunity to support your local toy and game retailer before the peak of holiday shopping pressure. Organized by the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association, Neighborhood Toy Store Day also has participating shops running family-friendly activities and offering in-store specials.

Take the opportunity to support a small business in your community.

 

 

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Privateer Press recently announced openings for a Resin Caster and a Warehouse Clerk. Both are entry-level, hourly positions in Bellevue, Washington. The company also still has open a job for a full-time Studio Painter.

UK (Norwich) online retailer Zatu Games has several openings, including Marketing Communications PR Intern, Product Administration Apprentice, and Stock Room Assistant. Another, Trainee Buyer, will be responsible for creating purchase orders and managing procurement procedures.

Chess Geeks in Portland, Oregon, which is looking to expand its product line with more traditional strategy games, as well as reach additional retail outlets, is recruiting for a General Manager and a Customer Service Manager.

All Things Equal in Miami Beach is looking for a part-time Graphic Designer with 1-2 years of experience and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.

WizKids is recruiting for a Board Game Project Manager in Hillside, New Jersey to manage the process of producing and marketing games. Some project management experience is required but it need not have been with games. The company is most concerned about applicants ability to multitask.

Executive recruiter Gameplan Europe is helping to fill the position of Country Manager (Canada) for the North American subsidiary (based in Plano, Texas) of a European toy and game company. [Sounds to me like Goliath.] Significant sales experience in the local market is required.

Among the 99 open positions with Spin Master are the following:

Among the 45 open positions with Games Workshop are the following in Nottingham, UK:

Azure Media, the toy and game media planning and buying division of Havas Media in London, is searching for an Account Manager. The role involves client management and planning and while 90 percent of client spend is still on commercial television airtime, digital knowledge is necessary.

ACD Distribution has an entry-level opening for a Sales Assistant in Middleton, Wisconsin. Responsibilities include preparing sales orders, maintaining customer information, and running reports.

Asmodee North America in Roseville, Minnesota has several warehouse job openings, one for a Controller, one for a Production Coordinator, and three for Toy and Gift Sales to focus on specialty retail.

Cryptozoic in Lake Forest, California is recruiting for a Production Manager to handle licensed collectible trading cards. The work includes creating schedules and working with manufacturing facilities, design teams, and licensors.

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Ravensburger in Germany is accepting applications for 18 month Board Game Internships. The work includes project management, designer relationship maintenance, market analysis, and product testing.

Hasbro is interviewing for spring semester (2019) Games Brand Writing Co-ops. These are temporary full-time jobs for undergraduate students and involve developing rules and instructions for games, creating content for party games, and writing for product packaging. Among the more than 100 other job openings at Hasbro, there’s one for a Dungeons & Dragons Game Designer and one for a Manager of Product Design in Adult Gaming.

USAopoly has two openings. One is for an Inside Sales Account Manager. One is for a Product Manager/Producer to coordinate “concept, costing, sourcing, design, manufacturing, shipping, and marketing in a cost-effective and timely manner.” Both are located in Carlsbad, California.

Konami Digital Entertainment, publisher of Yu-Gi-Oh!, is recruiting for an Organized Play Manager and an Organized Play Specialist. Responsibilities of the former include developing new organized play programs and managing the organized play budget. Responsibilities of the latter include interfacing with tournament organizers on administrative matters, forecasting inventory needs (such as prize support), and maintaining procedure documents.

Strategy & Tactics Press in Bakersfield, California is recruiting for a Magazine and Game Component Designer. The job involves magazine layout, creating artwork, and designing game components and packaging.

Genius Games in the St. Louis area is looking for a part-time Operations Assistant to organize company records, keep the books, communicate with customers, and manage bank accounts.

A number of openings exist at the Pokemon Company in Bellevue, Washington. The job of the Organized Play Associate is to schedule events, manage the contracting process for Premier Events, and coordinate with internal departments to support events. The job of the Events Manager is to develop and implement event plans. The former requires 3 years of experience, the latter 5-7 years. Pokemon also has two openings for Social Marketing Associates to implement the company’s social marketing strategy. Minimum 2 years experience required for this one.

The Chicago Chess Federation needs an Executive Director with experience at professional management and fundraising.

Jobs for youth Chess instructors abound, in DC, in Palm Beach, in Walnut Creek, California, in Framingham, Massachusetts, in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, another in Eden Prairie, in Nutley, New Jersey, in Union City, California, in Park Ridge, New Jersey, in Midvale, Utah, in Grandview, Missouri, in Brecksville, Ohio, in Leander, Texas, in Atlanta, Georgia, and with four organizations in New York City: first, second, third, fourth.

OneBookShelf needs a Senior PHP Developer to help the organization to reengineer its legacy ecommerce system. This is a work-from-home position.

North Star Games in Kensignton, Maryland needs a Marketing Specialist to promote the video game versions of its board games. Two or more years of marketing experience is required and the position pays $30-60k per year.

Breaking Games is looking for a couple of new staff members, one for accounting and transaction management and one to assist with Target and Walmart accounts.

Panda Game Manufacturing has openings for an Account Manager, a Project Manager, and a Prepresss Specialist. The Account Manager’s responsibilities are focused on business development with new and existing customers. The Project Manager’s responsibilities are focused on guiding clients through the production process. And the Prepress Specialist’s responsibilities include verifying that incoming files comply with manufacturing specifications, as well as providing real-time support to clients.

At Atlas Games there’s an opening for an RPG Developer and Producer. Responsibilities include identifying projects, managing production, contributing to crowdfunding campaigns, and promoting releases.

Blok Party, makers of the PlayTable board game console, has an opportunity for a Marketing Intern. The position is paid and requires fluency in Mandarin.

Game Trayz is looking for part-time help 3D modeling board game inserts.

BAE Systems has at least two wargame-related positions available on contracts supporting the Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. Military experience and security clearances required.

Booz Allen Hamilton also has open wargame jobs. Both the Junior Wargame Analyst and the Mid Wargame Analyst position descriptions note “experience with commercial or hobby wargaming, including manual board games” as qualifications.

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Hasbro is partnering with Epic Games to produce Fortnite-based toys and games. Of course, there’s to be a Fortnite Monopoly (due this fall) but also other unspecified games.

Shinobi 7 announced acquisition of the Conan license for tabletop games. Two products are planned. The first, a miniatures game via Kickstarter project. The second, a direct-to-retail card game.

With a license from Sony Interactive, Steamforged Games is pursuing plans for a miniatures-heavy Horizon Zero Dawn board game via Kickstarter. Pledges already total more than $1 million, though Steamforged estimates delivery not until March 2020.

Things from the Flood is a just-launched Kickstarter RPG project that’s a sequel to Tales from the Loop and based on another of Simon Stålenhag’s art books. The new one from Free League Publishing is more grim and bleak than its predecessor.

Coming to Kickstarter on the 1st of October is The Hunger Games: Mockingjay from River Horse.

Then scheduled for November 13th is Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood of Venice from Triton Noir. The company promises a cooperative miniatures game focused on stealth mechanisms.

WizKids recently announced a licensing arrangement with WWE. The company will add WWE wrestling personalities to HeroClix and Dice Masters and create WWE board games.

Available now from WizKids is Star Trek Galactic Enterprises, a game in which you play as Ferengi.

Also available now at retail is Munchkin Starfinder. It’s the Munchkin grab-the-loot card game from Steve Jackson Games, based on the Starfinder sci-fi RPG from Paizo Publishing.

Next up for Munchkin is Munchkin Warhammer 40,000 based on the property from Games Workshop. I love the meta of this previewed card, Unpainted.

But Steve Jackson isn’t the only company with a new Warhammer 40,000 license. Devir has made a racing game, Gretchinz, out of the property. WizKids has adapted Warhammer 40K to Dice Masters in Battle for Ultramar. Ulisses did Wrath & Glory, a Warhammer 40,000 roleplaying game. And USAopoly has made Warhammer 40,000 Monopoly.

Based on Warhammer Age of Sigmar, PlayFusion recently launched Champions, a collectible card game with an online play option. A non-collectible card game, Warhammer Doomseeker is available from Ninja Division.

EN Publishing, under license from Rebellion, is launching a Judge Dredd and the Worlds of 2000AD roleplaying game on Kickstarter.

IDW will ship to retail this coming February Nickelodeon Splat Attack!, as well as an expansion, Reptar Rampage. The game represents a food fight between teams of characters from various Nickelodeon shows, including Spongebob Squarepants, Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, and Invader Zim.

IDW also signed on with Toei Animation for a series of Dragon Ball games. The first two are due in stores this holiday season. Dragon Ball Super: Heroic Battle has players flicking tokens at each other, while Dragon Ball Z: Over 9000 is supposed to provide a more strategic gameplay experience. In 2019 (after a planned Kickstarter campaign), IDW will release a Dragon Ball Z miniatures game.

Coming this fall from USAopoly is the Dragon Ball Z Power Up Board Game in 3D. Also scheduled to deliver soon is a new Disney Chess Set celebrating 90 years of Mickey Mouse. Available now is one celebrating 25 years of Tim Burton’s A Nightmare Before Christmas. The company’s latest Monopoly games include Five Nights at Freddy’s Monopoly, Ren & Stimpy Monopoly, and BoJack Horseman Monopoly.

Looney Labs recently released Mary Engelbreit Loonacy, a matching card game with the artwork of Mary Engelbreit.

Dog Might Games is now making officially licensed Vampire: The Masquerade dice trays, storyteller screens, and storage boxes, each with a choice of clan symbol. Orders ship with exclusive V5 loresheets tied to the new Geek & Sundry show, LA by Night.

Elderwood Academy is taking preorders for a Vampire: The Masquerade Spellbook gaming box made from walnut and leather. It also ships with LA by Night loresheets.

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Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesThe Humble Digital Tabletop Bundle features a number of derived-from-tabletop digital games, including Ticket to Ride, Sentinels of the Multiverse, Mysterium, Pathfinder Adventures, Carcassonne, and Talisman.

Save 50% on admission to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair via Groupon.

Tinkerbot Games is selling Ghostel for 20% off with free worldwide shipping this month. Use coupon code “PURPLE20” to get the discount and Purple Pawn will get a small bounty too!

Save 25% on Hasbro games at Target with promo code “HASBRO25”.

Board Game Exposure is giving away a pledge level for Eagle-Gryphon’s Infamous Kickstarter project.

Marco Arnaudo is giving away Raids from Iello.

In honor of Labor Day, all of Gypsy Knights Games’ Clement Sector products with character-building elements are 30% off at DriveThruRPG.

Also at DriveThruRPG, there’s a sale on d100 system products.

To save 15% on orders of $100 or more in Litko’s Labor Day Sale, use coupon code “LABOR2018”.

Through Tuesday, save 25% at Miniature Market on discontinued games Arcane Legions, Golem Arcana, and AT-43.

A bundle of 3E and 4E Eberron products at Dungeon Masters Guild is currently 53% off.

Bundle of Holding is offering a deal on the Beasts & Barbarians campaign setting for Savage Worlds.

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On Monday, Asmodee North America announced the upcoming departure of CEO Christian Petersen. The founder of Fantasy Flight Games, and then CEO of Asmodee NA after the merger with Asmodee in 2014, is leaving the company at the end of the year.

Petersen said in the announcement that his departure has been “long-planned” and that he is leaving to “focus on family, health, and the pursuit of other interests.”

With the leadership change also comes a restructuring of the company. Two separate business units will emerge, Asmodee North America Publishing led by Steve Horvath and Asmodee North America Distribution led by Andre Kieren.

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