New roll-and-write board game Moomin StegegetS available for pre-ordering NOW.
Have we got news for you! Moomin Characters Ltd, the copyright holder of the globally known and loved Moomins, and Ion Game Design, world-renowned board game developer and publisher, announce today an exciting licensing partnership to develop and market a roll-and-write board game that takes place in the wonderful Moominvalley.
“We are delighted to partner with such an iconic brand as Moomin,” said Besime Uyanik, CEO, Ion Game Design. “Growing up in Sweden, the Moomins' adventures were part of our childhood and it is great to now be able to create a game for the whole family involving these characters and this magical world.”
You will find this innovative family experience online at https://iongamedesign.com/products/stegegets-moomin, and in-store starting this fall of 2022.
About The Game
In the Moomin stories, the plot often centers around the main characters going on excursions and trips to foreign places. This idea was used as a source of inspiration for Moomin StegegetS. This roll-and-write board game centers around the map of the beautiful Moominvalley where the and incorporates the fantastical landscape depicted in the stories, and the locations available for traveling to by the players are marked out on the board.
How to play?
You move to a location by hitting the desired combination with the dice. All players then plot directly on the field with the pencils and indicate their destination, how they got there, and the amount of points earned. While waiting your turn, you may use these pencils to color in the surroundings and make the map your own unique masterpiece! This game is never dull as it is designed in a way which allows for new characters to be unlocked throughout the rounds, with a total amount of 4o characters included. Suitable for friends and families, this board game is open and visible to everyone while playing, allowing for an interactive and interpersonal experience.
Prototype work in progress
More About The Collaborators
The Moomins are central characters in a series of books and comic strips written by Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson between 1945 and 1980. Furthermore, they form one of Finland’s largest exports and have a broad globally established fan base.
Moomin Characters Oy Ltd is the official copyright holder of all the Moomin characters, as all characters from Moominvalley are trademark registered worldwide. The company was founded in the 1950’s by Tove Jansson (1914-2001) and her brother Lars Jansson took care of the copyright of the Moomins and the firm is still run by family members.
Ion Game Design, on the other hand, is a globally reputable developer and retailer of board games, especially renowned for our beautifully intricate designs and creativity in game development. We are based in Stockholm, Sweden, and export globally.
The partnership is brokered by Rights and Brands Sweden, brand licensing agency.