Big Potato mascot Spudley heads to Spiel Essen

Published on: 4th October 2023

A chip off the old block, Spudley is embarking on their first trip overseas as the Big Potato team prepares to showcase its portfolio at Spiel Essen for the first time ever.

Big Potato, the indie board game company responsible for best-sellers such as Herd Mentality, The Chameleon and Blockbuster, is pleased to announce its participation at the upcoming Spiel Essen, which takes place from 5th-8th October.

Manue de Lestapis, head of International Sales at Big Potato Games, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to be a part of Essen 2023 and to have the opportunity to connect in person with our European partners. We can’t wait to showcase our latest games, including this year’s best-seller Chicken Vs Hotdog, and introduce our adorable mascot, Spudley, to everyone. It’s going to be fun.”

Spudley, the brand new Big Potato mascot, is making their European debut in their first-ever trip overseas. Visitors are invited to stop by the company’s Spiel Essen booth for a photo opportunity with the biggest potato of all.

Spudley isn’t the only fan favourite Big Potato is bringing to Essen. Chicken Vs Hotdog, the flip-it-and-stick-it party game, is making its way to over to the show to get attendees practicing their best trick shots. If punters can land their challenge, they’ll win their very own tiny potato plush.

Spudley, mascot at Big Potato Games, added: “I’m so excited to make my first ever public appearance and Essen Spiel is the perfect place for it to be. I can’t wait to meet everyone at the Big Potato stand and judge all the fantastic Chicken vs Hotdog flips. I’m a bit of a Chicken vs Hotdog connoisseur, having witnessed countless games at Big Potato HQ. I know what makes a flip a hit or a flop. I’m ready to be impressed by everyone’s chicken chucking and hotdog hurling.”

Chicken Vs Hotdog was also recently selected as a finalist in the US Toy of the Year Award 2023, placed in the Grown-Up Toy of the Year category, from a pool of hundreds of nominations.

To arrange a meeting with the Big Potato sales team, book your time slot here to visit them on Stand 5D103.


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