COVID-19: 41 countries to feature at 2020 NIBCARD Games online convention

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By Enebeli Alex

Abuja, Sept.15, 2020 Participants from 41 countries are expected to feature in the 2020 online version of the World Largest Tabletop games convention slated for between Oct. 22 and Oct. 25, the Nigeria Board Games (NIBCARD) has said.

The creative director and owner of NIBCARD Games, Mr Kenechukwu Ogbuagu said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

Ogbuagu said that 2020 edition of the games would be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that over 41 nations would be exhibiting their talents and anyone interested in playing tabletop games could join for free.

He said that in 2019, over 200,000 participants took part at the 4-day convention in Essen, Germany.

The director said that the board would be releasing the first of it `Village War Games’ themed after the Igbo mythology, folklore, history and fantasy.

“We will also be releasing the `Battle of Adrica Expansion;’ it is a make-believe battle that could have happened if the Berlin conference for the scramble of Africa in 1884 wasn’t successful.

“We are also releasing our educational games and puzzle; all of which are designed and made in Nigeria hence creating economical value.

“ Spiel Digital will be an opportunity to show what we do to a bigger audience,” he said.

NIBCARD Games is a Tabletop Games publishing, production and promotional company as well as Tabletop games designing and manufacturing company located in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Games started in 2013 after securing Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) registration.

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