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Since 1990, we've delivered some of the most fun and well respected games in the tabletop gaming industry. We pride ourselves on working with the hobby's best designers and authors, and releasing some of the most engaging gameplay and thrilling storytelling around. We're thrilled to be able to say that our games have changed the way gamers think about gaming
- The Great Tome series, anthologies of short fiction and novellas within speculative genres;
- The Bards and Sages Quarterly, featuring original short speculative fiction;
- The Karma Roleplaying System, a point-based RPG system using one single twenty-sided die.
In their own words: "At Bards and Sages Publishing, we hope to free the inner bard in both our readers and fellow writers. Besides our offerings of speculative literature and RPG materials, we provide resources and support to those interested in the written word. From our annual writing contest to book reviews and articles, we hope you find our site to be a valuable resource."
Fireside Games was founded in 2007 when they decided to take their hobby of creating board games and make it their livelihood. Justin had been designing games most of his life, and in 2009 Castle Panic became the first game published by Fireside Games. Since then, they've grown the Panic line and introduced entirely new games to their growing fanbase, such as Bloodsuckers, Bears and The Village Crone.
In their own words: "Our mission is to create fun, innovative, accessible board games that everyone can enjoy. We are committed to bringing joy and shared experiences to the world and are convinced that board games are a fantastic tool toward that end. We love hearing from people all over the world about how our games help them reconnect with friends and family, even in this hectic, digital world. We’re proud of the experiences we create, and we are thrilled when we can help you to bring fun home!"
IELLO is a game and toy company
founded in 2004 in Nancy, France. Beginning as a distributor, by 2008 they began partnering with many studios to publish games, and in 2010, they began publishing under their own brand. They offer games that are rich with graphics, beautiful in design, and innovative
in game play, such as King of Tokyo, Alien Wars, The Phantom Society, Heroes of Normandie and Big Book of Madness.
In their own words: "We believe in the ability of games to bring people together. To that end, our goal is to bring the world games that are irresistible: games that are intriguing enough to pick up and impossible to put down. From children's and family games, to party and card games, to strategy games of every variety, we want to provide games of high quality and immense replayability. So, from our game table to yours, enjoy! And game on!"
In their own words: "We create new ways for playing in the old-fashioned, face-to-face way - so you can sit around a table with your friends and family and play a game today! OUR MISSION is "To Create Fun". But it isn't just that we make fun games... our games create fun times! The fun we have in making them, the fun you have in playing them, and the fun our retailers and demo team have in selling and promoting them. Thank you to all our fans for helping us make our dreams come true - for helping us build and grow our little game company!"
In their own words: " Our top priority isn’t necessarily to be the largest, but rather to be the best gaming retailer on the web. We pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service at the core of our business. From an easy to navigate website, fast shipping, to great product support, we keep our customers in mind with everything we do. We now carry something for nearly every aspect of gaming: board games, table top games, collectible card games, collectible miniatures, role playing games and sport a wide variety of products from all the major gaming vendors. Miniature Market is proud to have grown into your one-stop shop for all gaming needs."
Slugfest Games began in 2002, offering easy-to-learn and fun-to-play, thematic games. Some of their games include the ever-growing Red Dragon Inn line, High Noon Saloon, and Tiki Mountain.
In their own words: "Our mission at SlugFest Games is to provide good clean fun that is dripping with theme. We strive to make games that are easy to learn and quick to play, with a depth of strategy that is learned through playing. If you love humor paired with solid mechanics, then you’ve come to the right place!"
Steve Jackson Games was founded in 1980 by Steve Jackson. Based in Austin, Texas, they are a publisher of games, books, and other entertainment and information, both on paper and online. Steve Jackson Games, also referred to by fans as SJ Games, is known for their wide range of board, card and role-playing games, which cover many genres and offer players both strategy and humor.
In their own words: "We now publish books, games, and magazines for game fans. Our best-known games include Munchkin, the irreverent game of dungeon crawling; Zombie Dice, the fast-paced game of brain-eating; GURPS, the "Generic Universal RolePlaying System"; OGRE, the classic simulation of future war; Car Wars, about battle on the highways; INWO, the trading card game of world domination; and the original Illuminati game on which INWO was based. We've released a lot of other games, too . . . too many to list right here. We publish Pyramid magazine – the PDF magazine for roleplayers – which supports GURPS in all genres.For more general information about SJ Games, see our FAQ file and the index of assorted news stories about us.We have listings of new and upcoming products, and a collection of recent press releases and other information."