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Fantasy Flight Games - Game Publisher


Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica

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The Basics:

Fantasy Flight Games was founded in 1995 by Christian T. Peterson, and its first game was Twilight Imperium. Fantasy Flight has become known for big games with high-quality components and detailed artwork.

Best Known For:

Among the best-known games in Fantasy Flight Games' catalog are Battlestar Galactica, War of the Ring, Arkham Horror, BattleLore, Descent, Ingenious, Cosmic Encounter, and A Game of Thrones.

Other Games:

Fantasy Flight Games has published more than 200 games in a variety of genres, including Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation, Fury of Dracula, Marvel Heroes, Tide of Iron, StarCraft: The Board Game, Blue Moon City, Through the Desert, Doom: The Board Game, Wings of War, Android, and Cold War: CIA vs. KGB.


Fantasy Flight Games is headquartered in Roseville, Minnesota, which is about 15 minutes northeast of Minneapolis.

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Battlestar Galactica was my pick as the #3 board game of 2008. Descent: The Road to Legend was my pick as the #6 board game of 2008. Cold War: CIA vs. KGB was my pick as the best card game of 2007. BattleLore was my pick as the best board game of 2006. Marvel Heroes was my pick as the #5 board game of 2006.


Fantasy Flight Games, based in the United States, often partners with game publishers in other countries. In 2008, Fantasy Flight Games bought the rights to BattleLore from Days of Wonder.

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