FAQ: The Board Game Book | Explore the year's greatest games
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What kinds of games are you going to feature?

We want to represent as broad a spectrum of the hobby as possible. We’re breaking the book into chapters as follows:

Kids’ & family games Casual & party games Light strategy Medium strategy Complex strategy Storytelling games Miniatures games Roleplaying games

We’ll also have a Get Into Gaming section aimed at new players, or at folks looking for “gateway” games to introduce friends and family to the hobby. It’s going to look at current and classic games which are particularly well-suited for beginners.

Last updated: June 08, 2018 00:05

Is the cover on the Kickstarter page the final design?

No. The nature of the book means that the cover design is one of the last things we’ll do before sending it to the printer. There are still lots of games due to be released between now and our print deadline in October, and we’ll be selecting the most visually appealing ones for our final design.

Last updated: June 15, 2018 04:47

Why is European shipping more expensive than US shipping?

We’re distributing books from fulfilment centres in the UK and North America. This means it costs us less to ship a book to US backers than to folks in continental Europe. Postage to EU countries costs us £9.75 or more, so by the time we factor in packaging and processing, we’re actually taking a slight hit on European shipping. If you’d rather not pay for shipping, we have a pledge level for the digital edition at £14!

Last updated: June 15, 2018 04:47

I'm a designer or publisher. Will you include my game in the book?

We have an ongoing process of evaluation and discussion to determine the final games lineup. We’re very happy to consider games from big publishers as well as small indie studios, but we can’t guarantee to feature any particular game. If you’d like to discuss your products, please email owen.duffy@boardgame-book.com.

Last updated: June 15, 2018 04:47

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