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ABGF 2023 HIGHLIGHTS

PLAY YOUR WAY THROUGH ASIA

WHAT

The Asian Board Games Festival is back! If you thought the largest board games event in Singapore in 2022 was big, the 2023 edition will feature almost DOUBLE the number of publishers and games from 2022. The festival will feature over 60 demo tables of games over three locations taught by publishers and game creators from all over Asia, as well as a massive game sales booth where you can buy hundreds of games. Come and play your way through Asia with us!

WHERE

The Asian Board Game Festival is happening on Fri-Sun, 24-26 Nov 2023, @ Fusionopolis, over 3 venues: Level 1 Atrium, B1 Atrium, and Meeting Point @Launchpad, from 10am-7pm.

  • Public transport: Stop at one-north MRT station (CC23) and take the escalator up to level 1

  • Driving: Sat & Sun, $1.00/entry from 7am to 7am the following day

 

WHAT'S NEW IN 2023?

ABGF 2023 promises to be the biggest and best yet:

  • Over 75 tables of games in 3 locations, including a new open gaming area

  • Over 40 publishers from 13 countries (double the number from 2022!)

  • An escape-style ABGF game designed by Elegant Skeleton (hunt for clues!)

  • Special appearances by guests such as a life-sized Mr Kiasu!

  • A unique 2023 Play Passport for $5 if you register for the event

  • New Lucky Dip  for every $50 purchased with sponsors such as Mr Kiasu and Eu Yan Sang! 

  • Collect stamps to redeem The Secret Flower,  a limited edition ABGF 2023 deduction game based on Asian flowers

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT EVERY YEAR:

  • The hottest and latest games from publishers across Asia 

  • Meet your favourite designers and publishers in-person

  • Great discounts and bundles

  • Lots and lots of games and fun!

ABGF 2023 welcomes players of all ages and experience levels. Come alone or with your friends and family to partake in the joy of playing board games! Experience the culture of Asia in the most fun way possible as you play your way through Asia.

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REGISTRATION

Registration is not compulsory but highly recommended. Registration is $5 and will give you access to your very own Play Passport. The Play Passport will qualify you for a lucky dip, enable you to vote for the ABGF Top 10,  as well as give you discounts and rewards as you go around the festival to collect stamps from playing games! It is also the only way to obtain the specially designed 2023 Asian Board Game Festival game, The Secret Flower designed by Daryl Chow and Daniel Lee!

Passports are limited, so click on the link above early to avoid disappointment!

MAPS
ABGF 2023 SPONSORS
SPONSORS
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For over 140 years, Eu Yan Sang has been empowering people to live the best quality of life through accessible healthcare, based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) wisdom
At JTC, our mission is to develop industrial infrastructure that supports the growth of new industries and transforms enterprises in Singapore.
ABGF 2023 PARTNERS
Join our vibrant, inclusive boardgame community. Connect through shared passion, regardless of age or experience. Enjoy casual or themed game nights. Embrace open dialogue and diverse perspectives from members of varied backgrounds. Create lasting connections and organize events. #laiplayleow bridges friendships, fostering camaraderie and belonging.
Geekster is a personable board game store that embraces its online presence. They prioritize creating a warm and friendly environment for board game enthusiasts, even in the digital realm. Whether you're a casual player or a dedicated gamer, Geekster provides a diverse selection of board games that will satisfy your craving for tabletop fun.
A one-of-a-kind cafe and bar on Purvis Street, featuring over 350 board games, our favourite comfort foods with a playful twist, beer on tap, signature cocktails and locally-roasted coffee. 
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gamescom asia is the satellite Asian edition of gamescom, the world’s largest computer and video games festival. The event aims to serve as the premier platform for Southeast Asian game developers to explore partnerships and expand their audiences globally. For international studios, we are the stepping stone into the Southeast Asian region, reaching fans and talent within one of the fastest growing games markets in the world.

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Singapore Comic Con (SGCC), previously known as Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC), is Southeast Asia’s ultimate celebration of the best of Western and Asian pop culture. From toys, collectibles, comics and esports to cosplay, there is something for everyone to experience!
The Asia Toy & Play Association (ATPA) is a multi-stakeholder coalition of toy industry players in Asia Pacific countries. We aim to provide all children with access to quality toys through the sustainable growth of the toy sector value chain and advocating the importance of learning through play.
EXHIBITORS
ABGF 2023 EXHIBITORS
Pueblo
Playte
South Korea
Plates to Play
We make games, plates that can be played anytime, anywhere, with anyone, as long as there is a plate. The Playte team strives to elevate board games so they are more relatable, convenient and sophisticated. Gameology Inc. is a company that published the Playte brand, located in South Korea.
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The Vale of Eternity
Jekyll Hyde VS Scotland Yard
Jekyll VS Hyde
Mandoo Games
South Korea
Mandoo Games is a group that specializes in developing and publishing content for existing board games.

LeviathGames

Vietnam

LeviathGames is an indie studio that focuses on bringing unique experience to players. We are confident to introduce tabletop games with a good amount of depth and different paths to explore.

Nguhanhgames

Vietnam

Ngu Hanh Games is a boardgame creation and production company founded by Tran Ngoc Tue Man and Nguyen Thien Toan since 2019. The goal of Ngu Hanh Games is to create and produce board games and card games that reveal the story and soul of Vietnam.

Ameba Games

Singapore

Ameba games was born out of the desire to create unique tabletop games that carry our brand of humour and quirkiness. We are focused on party and casual strategy games that both beginners and seasoned players can enjoy.

BGNations

Taiwan

International boardgames company from Taiwan. In the Taiwanese original game “Yin Yang”. A true original yin and yang board game designed by native Asians.

Hobby Japan

Japan

Hobby Japan has been involved in the retail business and the publishing industry since its founding, branching out over the years into other fields such as hobby products, the development and sale of board games, character development and more.

Studio Denka

Taiwan

Studio Denka coming soon.

Taiwan Boardgame Design

Taiwan

TBD, aka Taiwan Boardgame Design, was founded in 2013. We started as a group of enthusiastic gamers and game designers who regularly playtested each others' prototypes every month. Until now, we have had 110+ monthly gatherings under the belt and brought significant growth in the boardgame design community in Taiwan.

Horrayh Studio

Singapore

Horrayh Studios is a toy and game company specialising in designing products for children and families.

Saashi & Saashi

Japan

Saashi & Saashi are a label run by SAASHI-AND INC. out of Kyoto, producing and publishing analog games. With a strong focus on language-independent games, Saashi & Saashi strive to create in ways that people from all over the world can enjoy their games.