Just in from our man Jeremy Stomberg, fresh from GAMA-
Fantasy Flight Games to release Age of Conan
New board game released in late 2008
Las Vegas, Nevada (April 22, 2008) – Fantasy Flight Games announced today that they will be
publishing the English-language version of the Nexus Editrice Age of Conan: The Board Game.
“Conan is an icon of fantasy literature, whose appeal transcends the fantasy genre,” said Jeremy
Stomberg of Fantasy Flight Games. “We are thrilled to once again partner with Nexus, this time
bringing a classic character to game tables!”
In Age of Conan: The Board Game, 2-4 players control the lands of Aquilonia, Hyperborea,
Turan, and Stygia, trying to increase power and influence in the Hyborian Age, while trying to
influence the mighty Conan to side with them...or at least against their enemies!
Age of Conan: The Board Game will be released by FFG in late 2008.
Fantasy Flight Games to publish English-language Kingsburg
Deal also to include Constantinople and Aye, Dark Overlord!
Las Vegas, Nevada (April 22, 2008) Fantasy Flight Games announced today that they will be
publishing and distributing Luca Iennaco and Andrea Chiarvesio's Kingsburg board game, as well as
Giancarlo Fioretti's Constantinople, as part of a new business relationship between FFG and the Italian
game manufacturer and distributor Stratelibri.
"We're happy to bring these great games to the English-language market," said Jeremy Stomberg of
Fantasy Flight Games. "Kingsburg and Constantinople really showcase the diversity of games that FFG
offers to gamers."
Kingsburg was the winner of the Best in Show (board game category) and Best of the Best (best overall
game) awards at the 2007 Lucca Comics and Games Fair. "e game features 2-4 players as Lords sent by
a King to develop lands and defend them from invading armies. In#uencing the King's Council is key in
the players' attempts to gain resources, build structures, and train troops for the impending invasion!
Kingsburg is scheduled to be released in Fall 2008.
Homo Luden's Constantinople is a game about 14th Century trading and sea transport in the seaport
city of Constantinople, then-capital of the Byzantine Empire. 2-5 players take the role of local
producers and traders who use their business acumen to try and become the most famed and in#uential
citizen in Constantinople!
The deal also includes distribution and new English-language printing of Aye, Dark Overlord! and Si,
Godfather, two more Stratelibri games, beginning in the Fall of 2008.
About Fantasy Flight Games
Roseville, Minnesota’s Fantasy Flight Games is a publisher of board, card, and roleplaying games.
Founded by Christian T. Petersen in 1995, Fantasy Flight has published many titles, including World of
Warcraft the Board Game, The Lord of the Rings series of board games; board and card games based on
H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos and George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones, and many original
board games such as Twilight Imperium and Runebound. For more information, visit the Fantasy Flight
Games website at www.fantasy#ightgames.com.
Since 1988, Stratelibri has published and distributed board, cards, and roleplaying games for the Italian
market. The company has held licenses such as Call of Cthulhu, Star Wars, Magic: The Gathering and
The Lord of the Rings. Recently, Stratelibri has begun publishing their own game lines such as Rigor
Mortis, Aye, Dark Overlord!, and Kragmortha. To learn more about the company and its products, visittheir web site at www.stratelibri.it.
No GEARS OF WAR? MOTO GRAND PRIX? Don't keep us waiting, FFG!
Don't know about AYE OVERLORD or SI GODFATHER, but the titles sound promising...and strangely similar!