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Made for Play: Board Games & Modern Industry


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The DVD features subtitles in English, French, Swedish, Spanish and Polish. We are very proud of the effort and quality of the documentary and we are very excited to offer it to audiences around the world.

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Jettingen Germany is home to Ludo Fact, one of the world's largest manufacturers of board and card games. This documentary shows how a board game makes the leap from an idea to your table.

You'll see every aspect of the manufacturing process: the technology and machines, the many detailed steps, and the hundreds of people that are involved in the production of a single game.

Mostly, we hope the film gives you a greater appreciation of the time, effort and investment that goes into every quality board game that makes it to the marketplace and your home. The business of fun requires a lot of hard work!

Special thanks to:

Frank Jäger and Marc Brida at  Ludo Fact.

Stephen Buonocore and Kevin Nesbitt of Stronghold Games

Britton Roney of Grouper Games

MASSIVE thanks to Francie Broadie and Roberta Coleson for their understanding and support during the long hours spent putting the film together.

Thanks also to our translators!

Marcus Brissman - Swedish

Repos Production - French

Michal Walczak-Slusarczyk - Polish

David Prieto - Spanish

And of course, a collective giant thank you to our Kickstarter backers. This film would not have been possible without your support. (Please see the film above for a full listing of names!)

Music Credits

Requiem for a Fish   The Freak Fandango Orchestra

Baltic Levity   Kevin MacLeod

Backed Vibes Clean  Kevin MacLeod

Gentle Marimba  Alastair Cameron

Arriving at the Magic Glade  Alastair Cameron

Sprightly Mello  Jared Balogh

Freylechs Medley  Ben Holmes & Patrick Farrell

"Karel Zeman on the Moon"  Ergo Phizmiz

The Time to Run Dexter Britain

Carousel  Johnny Ripper

Hungaria  Latché Swing

Swing 39  Latché Swing

Rythme Gitan  Latché Swing

Menilmontant  Latché Swing

Quittin’ Time Patrick Lee

Téki (with Les Gauchers Orchestra)"  Lee Maddeford

Heiser Zibn  The Underscore Orchestra

Fastest Man on Earth  Jahzzar

MontmartreJahzzar

Shiloh  Brown Bird

Don’t Inhale  Armageddon Gospel Revival

Utopia Instrumental  YACHT

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