Toys & Games
Schleich readies Wizarding World collection
“The schleich brand is known for authenticity, attention to detail and quality all over the world, and Wizarding World will uphold these properties,” said Schleich CEO Dirk Engehausen.
BBC Studios teams with John Adams for The 1% Club board game
“We are confident that the game will become one of the ‘must-have’ family board games for 2023,” said Simon Pilkington, Group Managing Director at John Adams.
Extending brand tone into books: Little Book of Bananagrams author, Deej Johnson, on getting it right
Writer Deej Johnson discusses why authors need to extend a brand’s tone… AND deliver its promise
Matt Kelley and Brian Saliba on bringing Monty Python authentically into tabletop RPGs
Crowbar Creative’s Brian Saliba and Exalted Funeral’s Matt Kelley discuss getting the tone right on Monty Python’s Cocurricular Mediaeval Reenactment Programme.
Made Thought debuts PlasticFree, a sustainable materials platform for designers
PlasticFree houses case studies and editorial from leaders in the worlds of design and science, as well as a guide of trending sustainable materials.
Gears of War card game on the way from Steamforged Games
Players can side with the Coalition of Ordered Governments or instead command the Locust Horde.
Insight Editions’ Vanessa Lopez on crafting cookbooks for brands like Black Panther, Seinfeld and Pokémon
Is there a recipe for success when it comes to licensed cookbooks? Vanessa Lopez – Co-Publisher & VP for Licensing and Partnerships at Insight Editions – shares her thoughts.
Snowtap enters puzzle space with Gibsons
“We are thrilled that so many people have enjoyed Snowtap’s illustrations and even more excited that our work is now attracting high-quality licensing partners across a diverse range of categories,” said Gracie Tapner and Susy Snow, founders of Snowtap.
BorderLeap’s Illustrated app game welcomes Van Gogh puzzles
Two galleries are available to play through – ‘Van Gogh’s Early Years’ and ‘Van Gogh in Paris’ – with more to be released throughout 2023.
WildBrain CPLG to extend PLAYMOBIL into publishing, experiences and consumer products
“We see significant potential to expand the brand’s presence and profile beyond the core toy range,” said Maarten Weck, EVP & Managing Director at WildBrain CPLG.