16 June 2012: Celebrate National Board Games Day with Exclusive Books

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National Board Game Day, 16 June

SkyCastle Games, along with the broader gaming community, will be celebrating National Board Game Day on 16 June 2012 with official events held nationwide at Exclusive Books stores.

A selection of Exclusive Books stores will be participating in National Board Game Day on Saturday by running demonstrations of brand new boardgames available at selected Exclusive Books Stores. The public is invited to participate and try out fantastic new titles like Settlers of Catan and Game of Thrones. As participation will be limited due to space, please contact your local participating store for more information.

  •  Loch Logan: Settlers of Catan and Game of Thrones
  •  Mimosa Mall: Settlers of Catan and Game of Thrones
  •  Centurion: Settlers of Catan and Game of Thrones
    (10.30 am  – 15.00 pm) Settlers of Catan and Game of Thrones Base Games
    (15.00 pm – Late) Game of Thrones and Settlers of Catan Expansion
  •  Woodlands: Settlers of Catan and Game of Thrones
  •  Menlyn: Settlers of Catan
  •  Westville: Settlers of Catan
  •  Tyger Valley: Settlers of Catan (11 am – 2 pm)
  •  Sandton City: Prima Toys event

A New Era For Board Gaming

Board Gaming in South Africa is a growing phenomenon, says Eugene Vermeulen, director of SkyCastle Games, South Africa’s largest importer of hobby board games.

People are starting to discover an entire world of games out there far beyond Monopoly, Cluedo and Scrabble. Not that there is anything wrong with those games, but the scope is much bigger than just that. There are games that simulate running farms, settling new communities, fighting wars, pirating on the high seas, going on fantasy quests, surviving zombie invasions, combating global epidemics and exploring the galaxy. – Eugene Vermeulen

Even popular franchises like A Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, The Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica and many others have been converted to successful, quality board games that have received critical acclaim.

Join the National Board Game Day Group on Facebook and keep an eye on our Facebook page for more information.

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3 Responses to “16 June 2012: Celebrate National Board Games Day with Exclusive Books”

  1. Lezanne Brink says:

    Settlers of Catan! :-)

  2. Lisa-Marie says:

    We love Settlers of Catan! The boardgame is growing more and more popular all the time. Exclusive Books should host competitions like they do overseas. And don’t forget Somerset West Mall please :)

  3. Ryan says:

    Do you have any video of that? I’d like to find
    out some additional information.

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