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Newsletter October 2016

The newsletter for Zooloretto, Mondo and my other games got distributed for many years by mail. Nowadays the procedure makes a lot of technical problems and i have to continue the service here. So, if you want to keep access to the news you can visit my Newsblog here or follow me at Twitter (@michael_schacht).

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New games autumn

  • Boardgame calendar incl. Zooloretto Expansion
    This years’ Boardgame Advent Calendar offers expansions for several games, including a new one for „Zooloretto“. 
    Frosted Games, more infos
  • Hellweg – Double Income
    After the good recognition of the last years’ campaign we will run it again: At the booth of „Spielbar“ (Hall 2-A100) the buyers of „Hellweg westfalicus“ will get additionally the brandnew (!) and exclusive mini expansion „Double Income“, as long as the stock lasts.
    Tip: if you already have the basic game then bring your rule booklet (or a photo), show it and you will receive the expansion anyway.
    Spiele aus Timbuktu,  more infos
  • Templarii
    The french puplisher “Igiari” is now working on the artwork of the new game “Templarii”. Soon more infos.
    Igiari/Gigamic, more infos
  • To the Coop!
    The american publisher “Simply Fun” just has presented the big kids game “To the Coop”. Flick your rooster at the right angle and speed and send a chick sliding back to their coop. The first player to return four chicks to their matching color coop wins the game.
    Simply Fun, 2-4 Spieler, more infos
  • Zooloretto Surprise
    Pick up the actual mini expansion at the booth of Abacusspiele. As long the supply lasts.
    Abacusspiele,  more infos
  • Another new card game with fantastic graphics is in preparation that will be released in the US quite soon.
    I’m looking forward …

Duo Dash wins Award


Just released in the US at Simply Fun wins Duo Dash the 2013 Family Choice Award.

Find more about Simply Fun’s Awards here.

Tillywig Toy Awards: Unravel

Das Kinderspiel Unravel (Verlag: Simply Fun) gewinnt die Auszeichnung Best Family Fun 2012 beim amerikanischen Tillywig Toy Award.

The children game Unravel (publisher: Simply Fun) is Best Family Fun 2012 at the american Tillywig Toy Award.

New Game: My Monster

My Monster ist in den USA bei Simply Fun erschienen und ein Kinderspiel für 2 bis 4 Spieler, ab 5 Jahren, mit einer Spieldauer von 15 Minuten. Aus dem Pressetext: Such Dir ein Monster aus und sammle all die fehlenden Formen aus dem Beutel. Aber ohne reinzuspicken! Ein ideales Spiel zum Üben von Fühlen und Zuordnen.

My Monster got released in the US by Simply Fun and a kids game for 2 to 4 players, 5+ years with a duration of 15 minutes. From the press text: pick your monster and collect all their missing shapes by reaching into the bag. No peeking! An ideal “hands on” activity to encourage tactile skills in young learners.

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