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11/04/2014 2014 Ticket to Ride World Championship marred by irregularities in final match.
09/08/2014 Days of Wonder announces A Spider's Web – new expansion to award-winning fantasy Small World board game
08/07/2014 Days of Wonder announces new English Language edition of Memoir '44 Tactics & Strategy Guide
06/19/2014 Days of Wonder® announces new Five Tribes board game
03/20/2014 Days of Wonder announces new D-Day Landings, a Memoir '44 Battle Map expansion
02/13/2014 Days of Wonder announces new Ticket to Ride® 10th Anniversary Edition
12/11/2013 “Ich Bin Ein Small Worlder!”
Days of Wonder Tears Down the Wall Between iOS, Android, and PC Gamers
09/17/2013 Days of Wonder announces new Ticket to Ride Map Collection 4 – Nederland Map Expansion
09/12/2013 Days of Wonder Releases Small World 2 for iPad
06/18/2013 Days of Wonder announces new Relic Runners board game
10/18/2012 Ghosts and Pumpkin Trains to Haunt Ticket to Ride iPad for Halloween
10/01/2012 Days of Wonder announces Halloween Freighter – A Ticket to Ride Train & Station Set
09/24/2012 Days of Wonder announces Ticket to Ride Map Collection Volume 3 – The Heart of Africa
08/27/2012 Days of Wonder announces Shadows over Camelot – The Card Game
08/02/2012 Ticket to Ride Receives First New Digital Map in Seven Years
06/06/2012 Days of Wonder announces Memoir '44 Equipment Pack – The largest set of figures ever released for popular WWII game
05/24/2012 Ticket to Ride, top selling board game from Days of Wonder, now available on Steam
04/05/2012 Ticket to Ride Comes to Mac App Store
03/14/2012 Days of Wonder announces Small World Realms - New expansion to award-winning fantasy board game
02/23/2012 Ticket to Ride Pocket Adds 1910 Expansion
02/02/2012 Ticket to Ride Pocket Adds New Multi-game Multiplayer Mode
11/16/2011 Days of Wonder Puts Ticket to Ride in Your Pocket
10/12/2011 Days of Wonder Launches Memoir '44 Online on Steam
10/03/2011 Days of Wonder announces Free Small World® Tunnels
09/26/2011 Days of Wonder Announces Memoir '44 Campaign Book Volume 2
08/29/2011 Days of Wonder Announces Ticket to Ride Map Collection Featuring Two $10,000 Contest Winners
06/27/2011 Days of Wonder Announces Memoir '44 Online
05/19/2011 Days of Wonder Announces Ticket to Ride for iPad
04/28/2011 Days of Wonder announces Small World™ Underground
02/14/2011 Days of Wonder™ announces $10,000 Ticket to Ride® Map Design Contest
01/11/2011 Days of Wonder announces Cargo Noir™ - A new board game of illicit trading
01/04/2011 Days of Wonder announces Alvin & Dexter - A Ticket to Ride Monster Expansion
09/28/2010 Days of Wonder Announces Memoir '44 Winter Wars - The Ardennes Offensive
09/27/2010 Days of Wonder announces a Free Small World Scenario – Necromancer Island
09/13/2010 Are Trolls now running the editorial desk of the UK Daily Mail and Sun?
09/09/2010 Days of Wonder Announces new Small World expansion – Be Not Afraid...
07/12/2010 Days of Wonder announces Disaster at Dieppe – Volume 4 in the Memoir ’44 Overlord Battle Map Series
06/30/2010 Days of Wonder announces Fictionaire™ - the Quiz Game with a Whiff of Truth
06/10/2010 Days of Wonder Announces 20 Millionth Online Game Giveaway
05/17/2010 Days of Wonder announces Small World™ - Tales and Legends Expansion
04/03/2010 Days of Wonder Announces Small World App for iPad
03/16/2010 New Memoir '44 Breakthrough Expansion from Days of Wonder
01/25/2010 Days of Wonder announces Mystery Express™
11/09/2009 Days of Wonder Announces Free Memoir '44 Vercors Campaign
10/12/2009 Days of Wonder announces Memoir '44 Battle Map Volume 3 - Sword of Stalingrad
09/22/2009 Days of Wonder Announces Ticket to Ride World Championships
09/14/2009 Winners of Small World™ Design Contest Announced
08/06/2009 Days of Wonder announces Ticket to Ride Europa 1912
06/03/2009 Days of Wonder announces Small World™ Design Contest
03/23/2009 Days of Wonder announces Memoir '44 Battle Map Volume 2 - Tigers in the Snow/Operation Market Garden
01/26/2009 Days of Wonder announces Small World™
12/15/2008 Days of Wonder announces Memoir '44 Campaign Book
09/15/2008 Days of Wonder announces Ticket to Ride - The Dice Expansion
09/08/2008 Days of Wonder debuts new line of low-cost family games with Gambit 7
09/02/2008 Days of Wonder announces Mediterranean Theater expansion for Memoir '44
08/21/2008 Days of Wonder and Fantasy Flight Games announce agreement on the BattleLore Board Game and Game System
08/11/2008 Days of Wonder announces new Memoir '44 and BattleLore expansions
07/07/2008 Days of Wonder announces Ticket to Ride Nordic Countries
04/21/2008 Days of Wonder announces Memoir '44 Campaign Bag
04/21/2008 Days of Wonder announces Merlin's Company™
02/25/2008 Days of Wonder announces the Ticket to Ride® Card Game
09/04/2007 Days of Wonder announces Memoir '44 Air Pack™
01/29/2007 Days of Wonder announces Colosseum™ - New Board Game set in Ancient Rome
09/08/2006 Days of Wonder announces BattleLore™ - a game of Epic Fantasy Adventures
3/13/2006: Ticket to Ride™ Board game Series Reaches Half-Million Units Sold Milestone
1/30/2006: Days of Wonder announces Cleopatra and the Society of Architects™
11/12/2004: Days of Wonder's Award-Winning Ticket to Ride™ is a runaway hit with over 250,000 boardgames sold!
10/11/2004: Days of Wonder announces Mystery Train - A Ticket to Ride Expansion
9/21/2004: Memoir '44 named Recipient of the 2004 International Gamers Award
6/28/2004: Coveted German Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) 2004 awarded to Ticket to Ride, the Train Adventure Game
3/15/2004: Days of Wonder announces Memoir '44
1/12/2004: Days of Wonder announces Ticket to Ride
1/5/2004: Days of Wonder releases Terra™ card game
10/7/2003: Days of Wonder™ announces Terra™ card game
10/6/2003: Days of Wonder releases Pirate's Cove - Buccaneering Boardgame of the high seas!
6/16/2003: Days of Wonder™ annonces "Gang of Four" French Championship
6/6/2003: Skotos adds Queen's Necklace to strategy channel
4/21/2003: Queen's Necklace™ now available in Europe and North America
4/1/2003: Fist of Dragonstones "April Foolish" Character Contest
3/12/2003: Days of Wonder announces latest winner of monthly Fist of Dragonstones Character Creation Contest
2/16/2003: Days of Wonder Announces Mystery of the Abbey™
2/16/2003: Days of Wonder Announces Queen's Necklace™
2/16/2003: Days of Wonder releases Gang of Four Online
10/1/2002: Days of Wonder selects Asmodée for distribution in France...
10/1/2002: Fist of Dragonstones™ - Fantasy Characters do your bidding in new Days of Wonder™ game...
10/1/2002: Days of Wonder™ Announces upcoming release of Gang of Four™ card game...
10/1/2002: Days of Wonder Announces Arrival...
 
 
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Greg J. Schloesser
(504) 347-6097, gschloesser1@cox.net

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St. Petersburg and Memoir '44 named Recipients of International Gamers Award

September 21, 2004 - St. Petersburg and Memoir '44 have been named as recipients of the 2004 International Gamers Award in the General Strategy Games category. The International Gamers Awards was created to recognize outstanding games and game designers, and to help promote the board game industry throughout the world.

"We are truly excited over the recipients for this years award," said IGA Chairman Greg J. Schloesser. "Both of these games will have wide appeal, providing excitement, challenge, and fun for families everywhere."

To be eligible for the 2004 International Gamers Awards in the General Strategy category, a game had to be released during between July 1, 2003 and June 30, 2004. The winners were announced on September 21, 2004.

St. Petersburg captured the award in the multi-player category. It is designed by Michael Tummelhofer, which in reality is a pseudonym for Bernd Brunnhofer of Hans im Glück Games. The game is released by both Hans im Glück and Rio Grande Games. Set in 18th century St. Petersburg, players attempt to live the good life in this beautiful Russian city. Investment is the key, as players attempt to add to their influence, holdings, and wealth. Should you concentrate on workers who provide money, buildings which award victory points, or aristocrats who yield handsome profits at game's end? You'll need all three, so balancing your decisions is critical. The result is a tense, exciting game filled with tough choices and challenges.

Memoir '44 earned the award in the 2-player category. Using the system pioneered by designer Richard Borg in the 1999 release Battle Cry, Memoir '44 recreates over a dozen battles connected with the D-Day invasions of World War II. Released by Days of Wonder, the game is filled with over one hundred detailed miniatures, and the board itself can be tailored to recreate the famous battlefields surrounding the Normandy landings. Easy-to-learn rules and fast-playing action are coupled with critical choices and numerous strategies, all resulting in a game that will be played and enjoyed over and over again.

An International Gamers Awards logo is available in electronic form. For a copy, contact Greg J. Schloesser at (504) 347-6097 or gschloesser1@cox.net. Pictures of the winning titles' box covers are also available.

The International Gamers Awards website is located at: www.internationalgamersawards.net

For more information on St. Petersburg, contact Rio Grande Games at
Their website is located at: http://www.riograndegames.com/

For more information on Memoir '44, contact Days of Wonder at
Their website is located at: http://www.daysofwonder.com/

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