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Lion Rampant partners with Schmidt Spiele

Published: January 23, 2013
Games titles such as Dog, Vampires of the Night, Peek-a-Boo! and Magician’s Kitchen will soon be available in North American versions.

Lion Rampant Imports and Schmidt Spiele announced Jan. 10 a new partnership for distribution and sales in North America. In addition, Lion Rampant will once again distribute Schmidt’s line of puzzles. North American retailers can expect to see an extensive catalogue, in addition to special regional offerings.

Lion Rampant was founded in 1992 and is a leading specialty board game distributor. The company services all of the U.S. and Canada.

“Lion Rampant has been growing a solid and deep distribution network,” said Jochen Kurzke, head of export at Schmidt Spiele. “With their special know how in the game business they are the perfect fit to take care of our worldwide known products. This way especially our childrens board games, under the brand Drei Magier, and our puzzles will find their way to the hearts of children and their parents.”

Schmidt Spiele has deep gaming roots tracing its company history back over 100 years. It is located in Berlin, Germany, and is one of Europe’s most successful game and puzzle producers with a worldwide distribution network.

“Schmidt has a long history and solid reputation in Europe and especially Germany, and I am very happy to partner with them,” Lion Rampant President Ross Fleming said. “I believe these games are unique, challenging and wonderful for families. In my opinion, Schmidt’s puzzle quality is second to none and is great addition to our line-up.”