Worms: The Board Game- Live on Kickstarter Now
Prepare for an ‘INCOMING!’ barrage of holy hand grenades, exploding sheep, and rocket launchers that will destroy kitchen, dining, and café tables around the world: Team17 Digital and Mantic Games have partnered to develop Worms: The Board Game, which will see the iconic invertebrates star in their debut tabletop game.
Mantic Games has a distinguished track record of licensing and adapting popular brands into tabletop games, including Hellboy, Mars Attacks, The Walking Dead, and new partnerships coming soon. The Kickstarter campaign for Worms: The Board Game is live now, with a planned 2024 retail launch forming part of the countdown towards the Worms series’ 30th anniversary in 2025.
Michael Pattison, CEO, Team17 Digital, said: “The Worms brand has played a huge part in Team17 Digital’s success for nearly 30 years, and we’re really excited that our wriggly critters will be shortly battling away on tables around the world. We’ve worked closely with Mantic Games for some time to ensure the Worms experience is wholly encapsulated as a tabletop game, and we’re looking forward to the crowdfunding campaign starting in a few months’ time!”
Ronnie Renton, CEO, Mantic Games, said: “Worms: The Board Game is shaping up to offer all of the addictive, tactical gameplay and laugh-out-loud moments that you’d expect! We love the videogame series, and it’s an absolute joy to bring this feel-good experience to the tabletop for Worms fans everywhere to enjoy with their family and friends.”
Find our Kickstarter Page here!
About Mantic Games
Founded in 2009, Mantic Games is an independent tabletop games studio of creatives and hobby professionals. Mantic has an enviable pedigree in licensed tabletop games including successful adaptations of Hellboy, The Walking Dead, Mars Attacks, and the upcoming release of Umbrella Academy. Mantic is also famous for tabletop miniature games including the award-winning games Firefight, Deadzone, Armada, and the popular fantasy battle game Kings of War. Visit www.manticgames.com for more information.
About Team17 Digital
Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Part of Team17 Group plc, which floated on AIM in 2018, Team17 Digital has an extensive portfolio comprised of over 120 titles, and fully encapsulates the spirit of independent games. Team17 Digital’s portfolio of multi-award-winning and award-nominated in-house brands include Hell Let Loose, Golf With Your Friends, The Escapists, and the iconic Worms franchise, alongside its games label partner titles, including the award-winning games Blasphemous, Greak: Memories of Azur, and Overcooked! franchise.