The company recently staged its first-ever total takeover of the popular grown-up games night.
The company’s guided tour of modern board games, hosted by a strong team of expert games demonstrators, showcased titles such as Colt Express, Spyfall and Sheriff of Nottingham. As well as Board Game Club favourites such as Dobble and Codenames, guests were also treated to an exclusive sneak preview play of Cortex.
Ben Hogg from Esdevium commented: “We were delighted with how our Board Game Club takeover was received by the 100 or so guests who joined us. We selected a wide range of games we felt represented our key family titles and that encouraged guests to step outside their comfort zone, trying something new that they perhaps had not played before. The reaction we had to the games was fantastic. The demonstrators did a great job in guiding players through and the enthusiasm from the players was infectious.”
Board Game Club’s co-founder, Lesley Singleton, added: “The night attracted a real mix of guests – everyone from games reviewers, bloggers and podcasters to members of the general public who’ve grown to love our nights over the past two years. We also had a healthy turnout from the industry itself, including representatives from the trade media, retail buyers plus other toy and game companies joining us for a play. We’re looking forward to welcoming more games brands who wish to take over our menu for a night later this year.”