Days of Wonder announces Memoir '44 Air Pack
Big Expansion for Award-Winning World War II board game.
Los Altos, CA; Paris, France - September 4, 2007. Days of Wonder, a leading publisher of top-quality board games, today announced the upcoming November release of the Memoir '44 Air Pack Expansion.
This Air Pack, the largest Memoir '44 expansion released yet, features eight beautifully painted miniature airplanes; a booklet with the air rules to fly them; a complete compilation of all 64 official Memoir '44 scenarios published to date, including revisions and updates to many of them, taking advantage of the various game expansions now available; and a comprehensive 120 card summary card deck describing every single terrain, special rule, troop type and nation introduced since the game's launch on the 60 year anniversary of D-Day in 2004.
"Our most ambitious expansion yet, the Air Pack is both the culmination of 3 years of development and maturation of the game system, and the foundation for a great things to come," says Days of Wonder CEO, Eric Hautemont. "The painted planes literally add a new dimension to the game, the book of scenarios is the key to hours of fun, and the deck of summary cards provides the foundation for a standard rules-writing format for Scenarios from the Front - the library of over 800 user-generated scenarios now available on www.memoir44.com."
The Memoir '44 Air Pack Expansion is for 2 players, ages 10 and up and requires a copy of the original Memoir '44 to play. Some of the scenarios included also require ownership of one or more of the other expansions published to date (Terrain Pack, Eastern Front, Pacific Theater or Winter/Desert Board). It will be available worldwide in both English and French language versions in November. Pricing is expected to be around $40 in North America and €40 in Europe. Additional information is available online at www.memoir44.com
About Days of Wonder
Days of Wonder publishes high-quality, family-oriented board games that are easy to learn and fun to play. Founded in 2002, Days of Wonder has a global presence, with offices in the US and Europe, and distribution in 25 countries. In 2004, Days of Wonder became the youngest publisher ever to win Germany's prestigious Spiel des Jahres, the world's most coveted game prize, with the launch of its best-selling "Ticket to Ride" board game series.