BGG’s Most “Owned” Designers

Board Game Geek has done some research and looked into what game designers have the most games out there that people actually own.
How do you feel about the list? Any major surprises?

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From the post:

This is a list of the top 20 game designers in terms of how many of their games BGG users own. I was curious about this statistic, so I did some addition and figured I might as well share it with everyone here as well!

Since this is a number that is constantly changing, I rounded up the numbers to the nearest thousand. I’ve also included the top 5 owned items from each of these designers.

These numbers do include expansions. I would be curious to see a list like this that didn’t include expansions, but that is a list for another day.

Enjoy!

Win DreadBall Xtreme with Board Game Geek

Mantic is giving away a Rampage pledge level to one lucky winner of their Board Game Geek contest. Will that person be you?

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From the announcement:

Mantic are giving away a pledge of Rampage to one lucky winner!

And all you have to do is answer simple multiple choice questions. Easy!

2013 Golden Geek Awards voting going on now

Board Game Geek has started voting for their 2013 Golden Geek Awards.

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From the announcement:

Your votes are recorded immediately and may be changed up until the time voting closes (11:59 PM CST – February 17, 2014).

The final voting will resolved using the Schulze method.

As usual, voting is restricted to either supporting users (having a supporter badge from any year is sufficient) or voters who pay a one-time 20 GeekGold fee, or users who have purchased an avatar.

Win Loka on Board Game Geek

Board Game Geek is giving away pledge levels of Loka: Fantasy Chess from Mantic. Go and get yourself entered into the contest (on their site. We’re not giving it away. We’ll have our own give-away later, though).

The fine print (remember, it’s all on BGG’s site, nothing here):

Hi and welcome to the River Horse Loka: The World Of Fantasy Chess Contest in association with Board Game Geek!

We’re going to be releasing a new chess-inspired board game later in the year called LOKA: The World of Fantasy Chess, and we wanted to give you the opportunity to win a copy of the game!

LOKA is currently being funded on Kickstarter with the ultimate goal of funding four elemental themed armies,with a game building on the simple rules of Chess with innovative “bolt-on” rules for Dice Driven Combat, Fantasy Scenery and army selection, to offer you a brand new experience! Then of course we’re looking at a multiplayer version…

On offer we have some fantastic prizes with 5 Bishop Pledge levels up for grabs and one main prize of a Knight Pledge ($100) – that’s currently 79 miniatures worth over $180. Check out the Kickstarter Page for the full list of contents.

To win, all you have to do is answer these 9 simple multiple-choice questions!

Win a copy of DreadBall from Board Game Geek

Board Game Geek has teamed up with Mantic and is giving away DreadBall.

From the contest:

It’s competition time!

We’ve hooked up with Board Game Geek to give away one free Kickstarter Striker package currently worth over $230 (and getting better with every Stretch Goal we smash through!)

With five copies of DreadBall – The Futuristic Sports Game also up for grabs, all you have to do to enter is answer the six multiple choice questions correctly – visit our Kickstarter page and the DreadBall website if you need help!

This once-in-a-lifetime contest ends on the 18th September – do not miss it!

Medieval Mastery: New Edition – Spiel 2012 Release

Medieval Mastery is going to have a new, multi-lingual edition coming out at Spiel 2012.

From the announcement:

We are happy to officially announce the new multi-lingual edition of Medieval Mastery! This edition will be released at Spiel 2012 and will feature high quality production values, a revised design and stunning new artwork by Gary Simpson and Miguel Coimbra…

Board Game Geek is having a Sedition Wars giveaway

Board Game Geek has teamed up with Studio McVey to give away copies of their upcoming Sedition Wars board game.

“The Details”:

Sedition Wars: Battle for Alabaster, is Studio McVey’s first huge project and is going like gangbusters on Kickstarter! Mike McVey is the mad scientist behind this, with a storied history in the miniatures industry including stints at GW and Privateer Press (Warmachine fame).

Sedition Wars: Battle for Alabaster is a fast paced tactical miniatures game for two players. Survival horror at its finest, game play is fast and and bloody – creating urgency and claustrophobic terror, as the Vanguard fight for their lives against an unrelenting Strain.

We’re giving away 12 “Biohazard” level editions of the game that come with tons of extras, for a current total of 80+ plastic miniatures and custom dice! Just answer some easy questions, the answers to which we promise you’ll find on the Sedition Wars website, The BGG listing, and the Kickstarter campaign! Prizes expected to ship in November/December.