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University Games takes on Forbidden Games portfolio

Published on: 22nd April 2022

Raccoon Tycoon is the leading game which will join University Games, along with the rest of the IP of Forbidden Games.

University Games has acquired the Forbidden Games portfolio which includes leading game Racoon Tycoon, along with soon to be released Mosaic and the rest of the intellectual property of Forbidden Games.

Forbidden Games will become a division of University Games, and University Games says it plans to increase the introductions of new games, helping Forbidden Games reach a global audience. University Games announced that it will be realigning its Briarpatch and Front Porch games division to create product lines that best fit the addition of Forbidden Games.

Racoon Tycoon is the leading game from Forbidden Games which launched its first game, Railroad Rivals, in 2018. In 2022 the company will introduce its next hit game, Mosaic, which has raised more than $1.2m through its first round of crowdfunding.

Glenn Drover, game designer and president of Forbidden Games, will join the team at University Games as VP of the Strategy Games Division. He said:  “I am extremely excited that our games will join the impressive product line at University Games, where they will benefit from University’s broad market penetration and channel expertise. I anticipate being able to add a ton of value for University Games in a booming category that weaves perfectly into their existing strengths.”

Bob Moog, president of University Games, said: “Glenn is a highly regarded game designer and business leader in the strategy game category, with more than 30 years of experience.  When he says that he can help us, he isn’t talking poppycock. We are psyched.”

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