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Deseret News - Portal of Heroes Review

For lovers of fantasy, Portal of Heroes offers travel through the portals of Molthar into a world of folklore. From two to five players attempt to gather magical pearls and quickly trade them for fantastical creatures. Gain 12 insignias of power to win the game.

Portal of Heroes is a great game. It is well designed, innovative and fun to play. Gamers looking for a nicely themed card game to break out at the next game night will be pampered by this gem of game.

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Mayfair Games at GAMA Trade Show

Mayfair Games will once again be running our Demo 2 Demo sessions at GAMA Trade Show!

Let our staff teach your staff the latest games, so they can sell more of those games and teach them to your customers.

Each session can accommodate 32 stores, with 2 people per store so register now!

This year we'll be teaching: Portal of Heroes, Saboteur Duel, and The Colonists.

Register for Tuesday here.

Register for Wednesday here.

Coming Soon from Mayfair Games: Le Havre

The place is the south coast of the English Channel, in the Normandy region of France. Here rests the magnificent port of Le Havre, gateway to Europe. In Uwe Rosenberg’s classic board game, Le Havre™, each player is vying to become the preeminent shipping magnate, outshining their competitors.

The game takes place over several years and players will need to acquire materials, build ships and buildings, and feed their workers.

The player with the most money wins!

Live the life of a shipping magnate with Le Havre

The place is the south coast of the English Channel, in the Normandy region of France. Here rests the magnificent port of Le Havre, gateway to Europe. In Uwe Rosenberg’s classic board game, Le Havre™, each player is vying to become the preeminent shipping magnate, outshining their competitors.

Le Havre has been out of print for a while but soon it will be sailing back into hobby game stores courtesy of Mayfair and Lookout Games. Let’s take a look at the game and why it’s a game you’ll definitely want to look at if you’re a fan of strategy games.

A Fond Farewell to a Mayfair Founder

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of one of Mayfair's co-founders, Peter Bromley. Peter died on September 2, 2016 after a brief illness. Peter and his brother Darwin along with a few other gamers founded Mayfair Games in 1981. Peter had several roles during his many years with the company including game designing and development, assisting with art direction, marketing, sales and even shipping. Peter was a constant presence in the company until this past year.

Isle of Skye Wins Kennerspiel des Jahres!

As we reported earlier, Isle of Skye was nominated for one of the most prestigious prizes in tabletop gaming, the Kennerspiel des Jahres, given each year to "expert" or complex board games with a great deal of depth. Well today we can proudly announce that Isle of Skye won its category!

Mayfair Games Acquires Twilight Creations

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Contact: Charles Rice
Phone: 813-707-6659
Email: MayfairPR@mayfairgames.com

Mayfair Games Acquires Twilight Creations
Zombies!!!

SKOKIE, IL – June 3, 2016 - Mayfair Games is excited to announce the purchase of a controlling interest in Twilight Creations, the award winning board game publisher of the well-known Zombies!!! series of games in addition to a horror-themed line of games including The Haunting House.

Coming Soon From Mayfair Games: Oh My Goods!

Step into the shoes of a medieval craftsman with Oh My Goods! You have a lot of decisions to make, like whether to work sloppy or aim for the highest quality of manufacturing. Strive to be most efficient, most profitable business owner in your village!

Oh My Goods is designed by Alexander Pfister for 2-4 players, ages 10 and up, and retails for $15. Games take approximately 30 minutes.

Isle of Skye Nominated for Spiel des Jahres

Each year the best board games in the world face off in the prestigious Spiel des Jahres (SDJ) awards. Past winners have included such enduring Mayfair titles as World Without End™ and Agricola™. The nominations for this year’s SDJ awards are in and we’re proud to announce, Isle of Skye is one of the lucky nominees in the Kenner or expert category!

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