June 9, 2011

Tabletop Gaming Q1 Best Sellers


Thanks to some market research by ICv2 (original article) that was released at the end of May, we get a good look into the successes of the analog gaming industry for the early part of 2011. Some general statements from the research points to a nice upswing in sales for a majority of publishers. ICv2 has broken up the lists into multiple categories including separating card games into multiple collectible and a non-collectible to help differentiate the growing deck-building genre. Continue reading for the all of the lists compiled in the research.

Top Ten Board Games - Q1 2011

  1. Settlers of Catan
  2. Ticket to Ride
  3. Carcassonne
  4. Cargo Noir
  5. Mansions of Madness
  6. Small World
  7. Survive: Escape from Atlantis
  8. Forbidden Island
  9. Wrath of Ashardalon
  10. Arkham Horror

Top Ten Non-Collectible Card Games - Q1 2011

  1. Dominion
  2. Munchkin
  3. Thunderstone
  4. Ascension
  5. Killer Bunnies
  6. Bang!
  7. Dixit
  8. Resident Evil
  9. Seven Wonders
  10. Guillotine

Top Ten Hobby Channel Collectible Games - Q1 2011

  1. Magic: The Gathering
  2. Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
  3. HeroClix
  4. World of Warcraft
  5. Pokemon TCG
  6. Legend of the Five Rings CCG
  7. D&D; Miniatures
  8. Naruto CCG
  9. Axis & Allies
  10. Monsterpocalypse

Top Five Collectible Games Overall - Q1 2011

  1. Magic: The Gathering
  2. Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
  3. Pokemon TCG
  4. HeroClix
  5. World of Warcraft

Top Five Mass Channel Collectible Games - Q1 2011

  1. Magic: The Gathering
  2. Pokemon TCG (tie)
  3. Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG (tie)
  4. World of Warcraft
  5. Club Penguin

Top Five RPGs - Q1 2011

  1. Dungeons & Dragons
  2. Pathfinder
  3. Dark Heresy/Rogue Trader/Deathwatch
  4. Dragon Age
  5. Mutants and Masterminds, inc. DC

Top Five Non-Collectible Miniature Lines - Q1 2011

  1. Warhammer 40k
  2. Warmachine
  3. Warhammer Fantasy
  4. Hordes
  5. Malifaux

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Posted by Critical Gamers Staff at June 9, 2011 8:19 PM

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