BoardGameGeek News

To submit news, a designer diary, outrageous rumors, or other material, please contact BGG News editor W. Eric Martin via email – wericmartin AT gmail.com
Recommend
159 
 Thumb up
1.00
 tip
 Hide

Fragor Games Announces Wallace & Gromit License for Next Release

W. Eric Martin
United States
Apex
North Carolina
flag msg tools
admin
designer
badge
Avatar
Gordon and Fraser Lamont of Fragor Games have issued this pictorial press release to announce their next title:




While a Wallace & Gromit game — or perhaps a design based on multiple Aardman Animations titles — might seem like an April Fools' Day joke, Gordon Lamont has assured me that it's not, stating that he and Fraser were at the Aardman Animations studio in Bristol to play the game on the afternoon of March 31, after which they were given the okay to announce the license. Adds Gordon, "Nearest Fragor ever got to an April Fool was to post a picture of a white box with white cards and call it 'Snow Tails: Blizzard Edition'!"

Further evidence comes from the September 2016 announcement by the Lamonts that they wouldn't have a game for release at SPIEL 2016. To quote part of that announcement:

Quote:
We got the opportunity in 2010 of working with a particular license. For reasons unrelated to us, it did not go further at that time. Now, with the advent of Kickstarting, the opportunity of using the license became possible again around last Essen. This makes a change for 2016 in how we will finance/sell the game. It means that our 2016 game will be Kickstarted rather than sold at Essen...

In the near future, we will make a major announcement regarding a license. We are absolutely thrilled to be involved with it.

This is now their 2017 game, of course, but so be it. Congrats to Jez Overton for calling it correctly, and I can't wait to see Gordon looking shifty in a giant penguin outfit at SPIEL 2017!
Twitter Facebook
37 Comments
Subscribe sub options Sat Apr 1, 2017 3:44 pm
Post Rolls
  • [+] Dice rolls
Loading... | Locked Hide Show Unlock Lock Comment     View Previous {{limitCount(numprevitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
{{error.message}}
{{comment.error.message}}
    View More Comments {{limitCount(numnextitems_calculated,commentParams.showcount)}} / {{numnextitems_calculated}} 1 « Pg. {{commentParams.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.