The Village Square: December 31, 2015


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Happy Final Day of 2015! I hope you’ve had an awesome year full of joy, happiness, and, of course, gaming. If not, then tomorrow is your chance to make things right. Add that “Play More Games” resolution to your 2016 list and get started on it ASAP.

Asmodee, Continued
After last week’s big news at Asmodee, CEO Christian Petersen gave more specifics of the deal. Here are parts one and two of the interview.

Down by the River
AEG announced the February release of Ravenous River, a 2-7 player game with a suggested retail price of $9.99.

Tabletop Championships
Geek & Sundry posted this look back at the major tabletop championships played this year.

Mega Man Has Arrived
Based on the classic Nintendo video game, the Mega Man Kickstarter raised nearly half a million dollars and after nearly two years Mega Man the board game has begun shipping.

Tiny Shipping
Tiny Epic Kingdoms 2nd Edition and the first expansion, Heroes’ Call, are shipping soon.

Gaming in Shanghai
Americans in Shanghai celebrate the new year with local residents and board games.

2016 Board Game Conventions
January 8-10. MACE East. Wilmington, North Carolina.
January 15-17. SnowCon. Bangor, Maine.
January 15-18. Brycecon 2016. Bryce Canyon City, Utah.
January 22-24. EsCon 2016. San Marcos, California.
January 30-31. GCOM’s Winter Game Fest. Rockville, Maryland.
February 12-15. Orccon 2016. Los Angeles, California.
February 19-21. OwlCon. Houston, Texas.
February 22-28. PrezCon 2016. Charlottesville, Virginia.
March 4-6. Tennessee Game Days. Franklin, Tennessee.
March 4-6. FallsCon 2016. Witchita Falls, Texas.
March 18-20. Meeplecon. Las Vegas, Nevada.
April 1-3. Gaming Hoopla. Gurnee, Illinois.
April 9-10. Unpub Games Festival. Baltimore, Maryland.
April 22-24. Rocket City Gamefest. Huntsville, Alabama.
April 22-24. LexiCon Tabletop Gaming. Lexington, Kentucky.
May 19-22. Geekway to the West. St. Louis, Missouri.
May 27-30. Gamex 2016. Los Angeles, California.
June 15-19. Origins Game Fair. Columbus, Ohio.
June 17-19. PolyCon 34. San Luis Obispo, California.
July 6-10. Dice Tower Gaming Con V. Orlando, Florida.
September 2-5. Gateway 2016. Los Angeles, California.

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