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Deckible: the First Marketplace for Digital Card Decks

Deckible: the First Marketplace for Digital Card Decks

You may be unaware that your typical card-deck user owns 10+ decks. Card deck users are deeply passionate about their card-decks, whether they use them for coaching/learning/creativity or for divination. Movies, Books and Audio Books have all been successfully digitized. But nothing has been done... - August 03, 2022 - Deckible

BAPS Publishing Relaunches Best Selling Author Bolaji Ajayi

BAPS Publishing Relaunches Best Selling Author Bolaji Ajayi

Entrepreneur Turned Author, Turned Executive Producer for an Upcoming Animation Series, Based on the 1st African Action Superhero, Akiti the Hunter. - July 26, 2022 - Bolaji Ajayi

Dave & Buster's and The Coca-Cola Company Launch First MicroMarket Inside a Full-Service Restaurant

Dave & Buster's and The Coca-Cola Company Launch First MicroMarket Inside a Full-Service Restaurant

Summer is here and Dave & Buster’s has teamed up with The Coca-Cola Company to deliver a revolutionary new MicroMarket experience, called Game & Go, the first entirely frictionless market checkout process within a full-service restaurant. - July 05, 2022 - Dave & Buster's

AfroBrainiac Media, Inc. Launches Ed-Tech Company to Transform S.T.E.A.M. Education

AfroBrainiac Media, Inc. Launches Ed-Tech Company to Transform S.T.E.A.M. Education

The company combines Afrofuturism and digital technology to engage a new, diverse generation of S.T.E.A.M. learners. - June 19, 2022 - AfroBrainiac Media, Inc.

Faster Action Figure! Kill! Kill! - Tura Satana Gets Immortalized as Toy

Faster Action Figure! Kill! Kill! - Tura Satana Gets Immortalized as Toy

“One of Tura’s wishes was for someone to create an action figure of her in full Varla mode,” says Siouxzan Perry, CEO of Tura Satana Inc., in announcing White Elephant Toyz and PlaidStallions.com will produce the first officially licensed Tura Satana action figure. In full Varla mode. - June 01, 2022 - PlaidStallions

Masawe.com Finally Enters the US Market

Masawe.com Finally Enters the US Market

Wide-Range Hobby Store. - May 09, 2022 - Kili Capital

The Dungeon Hobby Shop Online Store is Open

The Dungeon Hobby Shop Online Store is Open

Since 2017, The Dungeon Hobby Shop has specialized in sales of new and used roleplaying games. Based on its roots in online auctions, The DHS now has a dedicated sales space accessible via the internet. As gamers and collectors for over 35 years, The DHS strives to bring you only the best new and... - April 29, 2022 - The Dungeon Hobby Shop

A New Age of Cyber Warfare Motivates the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Training

A New Age of Cyber Warfare Motivates the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Training

World of Haiku turns learning into a game to attract tomorrow's gamers to a career in cybersecurity. The game takes you through a cyberpunk RPG adventure in a world where the only way you will survive is to constantly learn new hacking skills. By playing the game, you will get real-world knowledge that can help you gain certifications and launch a rewarding career in cybersecurity - all for the cost of an online game. - April 13, 2022 - Haiku

Retro Gaming Returns with Sharp Edge VHS Dice

1985 Games has a new Kickstarter featuring retro 80s inspired VHS style boxes and custom sharp edge resin dices sets in matching colors. - April 08, 2022 - 1985 Games LLC

Freshly Picked Acquires MagnetBlox Today

Freshly Picked (freshlypicked.com) announced today the completion of its acquisition of MagnetBlox (magnetblox.com) which sells a patent pending magnetic building toy that supports pretend play and builds little ones' creative and motor skills. Susan Petersen, CEO of Freshly Picked, shared,... - March 31, 2022 - Freshly Picked

BW Terrain & Forge's February 2022 Product Release

BW Terrain & Forge's February 2022 Product Release

Listing of new products from BW Terrain & Forge created for Grim Dark gamers. - March 15, 2022 - BW Terrain & Forge

RTBShopper Expands with Rent to Own Furniture Options

RTBShopper Expands with Rent to Own Furniture Options

Need to buy furniture but don't have the cash? RTBShopper.com has a new rent-to-own furniture program with free home delivery included. - March 10, 2022 - RTBShopper

Kili.com.au Unveils New Home Improvement Line

Kili.com.au Unveils New Home Improvement Line

The Kilimanjaro of E-commerce - December 30, 2021 - Kili Capital

Metro Esports Enters Into Historic Partnership with Central Bucks School District (PA) to Facilitate Competitive Esports Leagues

Metro Esports Enters Into Historic Partnership with Central Bucks School District (PA) to Facilitate Competitive Esports Leagues

Metro Esports, a suburban Philadelphia digital sports and entertainment production agency is partnering with The Central Bucks School District to provide competitive league play for aspiring gamers. - December 07, 2021 - Metro Esports

Find Stylish Christmas Decorations and Unique Holiday Gifts at Lireeco's Christmas Sale Now

Find Stylish Christmas Decorations and Unique Holiday Gifts at Lireeco's Christmas Sale Now

It’s time to be excited about the upcoming holidays in December. Lireeco Home&Gift has prepared a variety of Christmas decorations and holiday gifts in this holiday season. From uniquely designed home furnishings to handmade Christmas decors. Lireeco Holiday Sale is up to 50% Off. The... - December 07, 2021 - Lireeco Home & Gift

Real Estate Boss Team to Hold Free Milk & Cookies with Santa Event in Manalapan, NJ

Real Estate Boss Team to Hold Free Milk & Cookies with Santa Event in Manalapan, NJ

The Real Estate Boss and his Team from Coldwell Banker Realty are sponsoring a free event to the public. Milk & Cookies with Santa will be an interactive event, they will serve milk and cookies. You can take pictures with Santa, please remember to bring your cell phones and cameras. - December 01, 2021 - Real Estate Boss Team of Coldwell Banker Realty

New Puzzle Game Features a Special Class of Words to Challenge Dedicated Word Nerds

New Puzzle Game Features a Special Class of Words to Challenge Dedicated Word Nerds

Original new word game titled, "Write Right" based on homophones, words pronounced alike but with different meanings, origins or spelling. - November 09, 2021 - Patricia Coil

Spooktacular Fall Gifts: Book Line Debut by Marie Sol Solves the “What Can I Bring?” Hostess Gift Dilemma

Spooktacular Fall Gifts: Book Line Debut by Marie Sol Solves the “What Can I Bring?” Hostess Gift Dilemma

It can be hard to know what to give as a hostess gift during the Spooky Halloween Season. Here are three unique ideas that are brand new for October 2021 and sure to be appreciated - even by the host or hostess who has everything. Even better, these gifts were created by an indie author and support small business. - October 19, 2021 - Marie Sol

Patents to Retail Partners LLC Manufactures Exclusive UDL Domino Playset

Patents to Retail will be manufacturing the exclusive licensed, Snoop Dogg endorsed, Universal Domino League Domino Playset. - August 05, 2021 - Patents to Retail

Wicked Brick Launches New Display Solutions for LEGO® Harry Potter™ and LEGO® Architecture Sets

New display products launched for LEGO® Harry Potter™ "Wizard’s Chess" & "Fawkes" sets, as well as for LEGO® Architecture "Empire State Building," "Statue of Liberty" and "Eiffel Tower." - July 25, 2021 - Wicked Brick

Shlii Kawaii Toys Pursuing New Frog Toy Designs Via Crowdfunding

This project features two adorably round frog characters: Baby Ribbit and Kid Ribbit. Hop onto their FrogStarter to adopt some toadally frogtastic friends. - July 22, 2021 - Shlii Kawaii Toys

Talon Strikes Studios Presents Top Pop the Boardgame of the 1960s Soda Rush Live on Kickstarter

On July 13th, Talon Strikes Studios launched their tenth Kickstarter Top Pop. Reviewers have described Top Pop as packing more careful planning and strategy than you would expect from the small box. - July 14, 2021 - Talon Strikes Studios

TSR Cuts Ties with Wonderfilled Inc.

TSR Cuts Ties with Wonderfilled Inc.

Effective Thursday, July 8, 2021, Stephen Dinehart and Wonderfilled, Inc. have been released from the licensing agreement with TSR. TSR was serving solely as the publisher for Wonderfilled, Inc., and will not be able to provide any further product information regarding Wonderfilled, Inc., products... - July 12, 2021 - TSR LLC

TSR Appoints New Public Relations Officer; Responds to Social Media Mismanagement

TSR Appoints New Public Relations Officer; Responds to Social Media Mismanagement

TSR has replaced the individual that was serving as both social media manager and information technology manager for TSR and The Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum. This individual was also the social media manager for Giantlands, Justin LaNasa, and Ernie Gygax. All posts on all social media accounts for... - July 09, 2021 - TSR LLC

New Sense 2 Cents App Brings Money Management to the Whole Family

Managing money well is a science of careful calculation, forward-looking budgeting, and penny-wise prudence. Once a complicated, time-consuming process, modern technology has brought forth a revolutionary new app that makes finance fun and easy for your whole family. The new Sense 2 Cents... - June 16, 2021 - Sense 2 Cents

Traxxas Radio Control and Excel RC Open Exclusive Store in Madison Heights, Michigan

Traxxas Radio Control and Excel RC Open Exclusive Store in Madison Heights, Michigan

Grand Opening Event to Showcase Radio Control Cars and Trucks, Contests and Prizes - May 19, 2021 - Excel RC

St. Louis Game Developer Creates Bratz Total Fashion Makeover Game

Graphite Lab's newly released mobile game launched in the top 20 most popular US puzzle games. - May 19, 2021 - Graphite Lab

Frankenbots Creates Captivating Stories for Children with Inventive and "Riveting" Illustrations

Frankenbots Creates Captivating Stories for Children with Inventive and "Riveting" Illustrations

When a planet of friendly robots faces a galactic takeover, they learn to work together with kindness. Steampunk meets junk art in the inventive and “riveting” illustrations of this heartwarming story. - March 26, 2021 - Frankenbots

Curiosity & (Re)invention Takes Center Stage at The Toy Museum of NY

Curiosity & (Re)invention Takes Center Stage at The Toy Museum of NY

Since March 2020, the Museum's collection of historic and new toys, costumes and puppets have been sitting in boxes in a dark office space. But, guided by innovation and curiosity, the Museum has found new ways to meet their audiences where they are: their living rooms. Through the film Queen Marlene’s Toy Museum and Friends, the Museum now brings the wonders of the world of museums to audiences everywhere. In the past few months, the film has been accepted into 9 festivals. - March 13, 2021 - The Toy Museum of NY

New 1985 Games Kickstarter Dungeon Notes, a Set of 5E Journals and Guided Sticky Notes for Both D&D Players and DM’s

1985 Games has launched Dungeon Notes, a brand-new system, for DMs and Players alike, to keep track of their characters and the world around them. Both the journals and sticky notes are designed to enhance games by making an easy-to-understand system for notetaking, world-building and so much... - March 11, 2021 - 1985 Games LLC

Bison Life’s Everyday Series for Ages 8+ is Available in Target Across 280 Stores

Bison Life’s Everyday Series for Ages 8+ is Available in Target Across 280 Stores

Bison Life is presenting their new, groundbreaking, tactical safety glasses for kids; a remarkably comfortable and protective design, constructed to properly safeguard children and improve compliance through its updated features, ergonomic fit and stylish design. This product will be available in Target across 280 stores. - February 09, 2021 - Bison Production

Family Historian 7 Adds Word Processing and New Data Entry Tools

Family Historian 7 Adds Word Processing and New Data Entry Tools

Calico Pie today announced the release of version 7 of Family Historian, the award-winning desktop genealogy program. The new version includes word processing features, source templates, and tools to support a wholly new way of entering data, based around sources. Although announced today, version 7 has been available for purchase since before Christmas. - January 22, 2021 - Calico Pie Limited

Introducing Night Market, a New Euro Boardgame of Street Food and Commerce by Talon Strikes Studios

Talon Strikes Studios are launching "Night Market" on Kickstarter on March 9. This midweight euro game, designed by Adam Zwain, positions the player as a market owner vying to set up the best street food market in all of Taiwan. Night Market combines spatial worker placement mechanisms with challenging resource management. Night Market is for gamers and foodies alike. - January 22, 2021 - Talon Strikes Studios

New Training Ball Gives Basketball Players the Perfect Rotation

New Training Ball Gives Basketball Players the Perfect Rotation

"Mitchell Adams' Perfect Rotation™ is not only a unique basketball tool, it is a game changer." - Fran Briggs, Publicist to Mitchell Adams - January 18, 2021 - eMediaCampaigns!

An Introduction to the ProbQa Game Recommendation Engine

A game recommendation engine's benefits are multiplying by the actions of recently released games. The game recommendation engine focuses on the factor that is mostly related to finding a suitable video game for anyone. This report introduces gaming interested people with a program to find top released games and buy them at the same spot where they found their interest. - January 11, 2021 - ProbQa

World Games Center LLC (DBA: Games World Center) Company for Toys and Games Has Launched

World Games Center LLC (DBA: Games World Center) Company for Toys and Games Has Launched

Games World Center is a company for toys and games launched in 2020 to provide High Quality and brand name toys and Experts on RC toys and parts. - January 06, 2021 - World Games Center LLC

Zinrelo’s Loyalty Program Helps Kids Warehouse Increase Repeat Purchases by 92%

Kids Warehouse uses Zinrelo’s loyalty rewards platform to achieve revenue growth. - December 23, 2020 - Zinrelo

Talon Strikes Studios Release Free "Vinyl: Holiday Edition," a Print and Play Version of Their Most Popular Title, Vinyl

Talon Strikes Studios, a boardgame designer and publishing company from Surprise Arizona, has released a new free print and play game for the holiday season. The game is a new festive themed entry in their popular Vinyl series of games by designer Eric Alvardo. You can download Vinyl: Holiday Edition for free on talonstrikes.games - December 19, 2020 - Talon Strikes Studios

Get an Exciting Family Game This Christmas, Try the Nimnik Tumbling Towers; Available on Amazon

Get an Exciting Family Game This Christmas, Try the Nimnik Tumbling Towers; Available on Amazon

Why not surprise your kids on Christmas with the NimNik Tumbling Tower Stacking game? NimNik has come up with their very own theme to a stacking game full of colours and animals printed on it instead of numbers or plain wooden blocks, especially for kids. The wooden stacking game makes a great Christmas gift for kids. - December 07, 2020 - NimNik

Principled Technologies Publishes Report on LEGO Education Sets and Intel Processor-Powered Chromebooks

Principled Technologies Publishes Report on LEGO Education Sets and Intel Processor-Powered Chromebooks

In tests with an Intel Celeron N4020 processor-powered Acer Chromebook 315 and an Intel Core i5-10210U processor-powered Acer Chromebook Spin 713, Principled Technologies found that each Chromebook handled LEGO apps responsively. - December 04, 2020 - Principled Technologies, Inc.

Counterspell Miniatures: The Shade Collection Kickstarter

Counterspell Miniatures: The Shade Collection Kickstarter

1985 Games launches a new Kickstarter featuring 11 Gothic Horror Resin Miniatures made for the world's greatest roleplaying game and others like it. - November 25, 2020 - 1985 Games LLC

Local Auction Site Launches with Better Than Black Friday Deals

A dream-come-true auction site, Greenway Auction is helping Arizona locals skip to the front of the line and shop Black Friday Deals, every day of the week. - November 09, 2020 - Greenway Auction

The Deck of Stories and NPC Cards Kickstarter Announced by 1985 Games

The Deck of Stories and NPC Cards Kickstarter Announced by 1985 Games

The Deck of Stories and NPC cards Kickstarter has been announced. The Deck of Stories is a fresh new storytelling system that helps you create a legendary adventure in 15 minutes. NPC Cards feature pre-generated, beautifully illustrated characters that you can insert seamlessly into your game. - October 23, 2020 - 1985 Games LLC

GiftWaley Ties Up with Leading Montessori Materials Brand, Kido Enterprises

Building its niche into educational toys & games, online gifting store GiftWaley.com ties up with one of the finest Montessori materials brands, Kido Enterprises with the Kreedo range of activity boxes in Bengaluru. - September 17, 2020 - GiftWaley

Story Spark Releases New Resin Figure

Own your very own Story Spark original resin figure. - September 12, 2020 - Story Spark

BDA Advises PAG on the Sale of Young Toys to MiraeN Group

BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, PAG Asia Capital (“PAG”), has sold Young Toys to a consortium led by MiraeN Group. MiraeN is a prominent Korean book publisher with more than US$1bn assets. Young Toys is the leading children’s toy company in Korea, focused on... - September 11, 2020 - BDA Partners Ltd

PowerFam Game-Launch Fundraiser for Ottawa Food Bank, COVID-19 Affected Children

PowerFam launches a new family board game to play, learn and bond. Proceeds shared with Ottawa Food Bank for ensuring no child is hungry due to COVID-19. - September 09, 2020 - GoPowerFam

Newport Trading is Delighted to Announce the Release of the New Book, "My Joyous Battles with Chess Villains" by David Lucky

Newport Trading is Delighted to Announce the Release of the New Book, "My Joyous Battles with Chess Villains" by David Lucky

The author is a FIDE Master who in the book analyzes 119 of his most exciting chess battles, and shares some of his unique discoveries at the chessboard. The book contains many exhilarating games with Grandmasters, International Masters, and other champions. Also included are unique articles showing a missed win in a previous World Championship and one of the top theoretical novelties. - September 02, 2020 - Newport Trading

GiftWaley.com Launches Toys & Games Category

GiftWaley.com, the online gifting store has recently launched the Toys & Games category with niche brand collections from across the country. - August 12, 2020 - GiftWaley

Webtivity Launches New Website for The Stuff Shop

This new website highlights the exclusive products The Stuff Shop features. Particular focus was taken to highlight sales and promotional products to make it as easy as possible for clients to take full advantage of reduced prices. The Stuff Shop wanted a modern website that pops. For Webtivity, this meant working with them to build a website, in keeping with their branding, to wow visitors with the targeted placement of content. - July 24, 2020 - Webtivity Marketing & Design

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