PRESS RELEASE

June 26, 2024

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: The Board Game Collection is coming to Gamefound in July

Nottingham, England; June 26, 2024 – Let the Goblins take you away to The Jim Henson Company and Mantic Games’ fantasy world of The Labyrinth.

Mantic Games has a proven track record of licensing and bringing well-loved and classic brands to tabletop games, including: Halo, Hellboy, Invincible, The Umbrella Academy, The Walking Dead, and Worms.

A Gamefound campaign for Labyrinth: The Board Game is launching this summer, commencing the exciting countdown to the iconic movie’s 40th anniversary in 2026.

Why join the campaign now?
 

New Exclusive stuff:

  1. Humongous! Expansion with a mini-game
  2. New set of optional rules for beginners and experienced board gamers
  3. Get a follower’s gift: a set of foiled cards for the Humongous! Expansion
  4. Unlock new miniatures during the campaign
  5. All the Labyrinth games in the collection fit into one gorgeous exclusive box

 

 

Two levels of rewards:

 
GOBLIN KING 
This is the complete collection that includes:

  1. Labyrinth: The Board Game – Core Game
  2. Labyrinth: The Board Game – Goblins! Expansion
  3. Labyrinth: The Board Game – Fireys! Expansion
  4. Exclusive Labyrinth: The Board Game – Humongous! Expansion
  5. Exclusive collector’s box
  6. All the unlocked exclusive miniatures and accessories
  7. Labyrinth: The Card Game
  8. Labyrinth: The Adventure Game
  9. Ready, Steady, Worm! board game
  10. New rule book with all the rules for all the included games, and optional rules for beginners and experienced board gamers.

PIECE OF CAKE 
This reward level is for the dedicated Labyrinth board game fans who want the new items only. This reward includes:

 

  1. Exclusive Labyrinth: The Board Game – Humongous! Expansion
  2. Exclusive collector’s box
  3. All the unlocked exclusive miniatures and accessories
  4. New rule book with all the rules for all the included games, and optional rules for beginners and experienced board gamers.

 

Alessio Cavatore, CEO, River Horse said: “Since 2010 River Horse’s game designers have been bringing to life some of your favourite movies through incredible tabletop gaming. 

Now, working with our long-time friends Mantic Games, Labyrinth: The Board Game is about to get bigger and better than ever before, with the addition of brand-new content, challenging all-new rules, and some amazing new miniatures.”

Ronnie Renton, CEO, Mantic Games said “We are thrilled to work with River Horse to bring Labyrinth: The Board Game to an even wider audience – and we can’t wait to welcome fans new and old into the realm of the Goblin King. 

Sign up to be notified when the Gamefound campaign for Labyrinth: The Board Game begins.

Key Links:

Pre-Campaign Gamefound Page: https://gamefound.com/en/projects/mantic-games/labyrinth-the-board-game-40th-anniversary-collection

 

About The Jim Henson Company
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 65 years and is recognized as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics, and digital animation. The Company’s most recent credits include the Oscar®-winning Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio for Netflix, the Emmy®-winning Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock for Apple TV+, and the feature film The Portable Door for MGM+. The Company is currently in post-production on a new reimagining of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day starring Eva Longoria and Cheech Marin for Disney+. Other television credits include Slumberkins, Harriet the Spy and Fraggle Rock: Rock On, all for Apple TV+, Word Party for Netflix, Earth to Ned for Disney+, and the Emmy-winning Netflix Original series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Other TV productions include Dinosaur Train (PBS), Splash and Bubbles (PBS), Sid the Science Kid (PBS), and Julie’s Greenroom (Netflix), as well as Fraggle Rock, The Storyteller, and the sci-fi series Farscape. Feature film credits include The Star (Sony Pictures Animation), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Disney), and the ground-breaking fantasy classics The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth.

With additional locations in New York and London, The Jim Henson Company is headquartered in Los Angeles on the historic Charlie Chaplin lot, complete with soundstage and post- production facilities. The Company is home to Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, a pre-eminent character-building and visual effects group with international film, television, theme park and advertising clients, as well as Henson Recording Studios, one of the music industry’s top recording facilities known for its world-class blend of state-of-the-art and vintage equipment.

The Company’s Henson Alternative credits include the feature film The Happytime Murders, and the popular live puppet improvisational show Puppet-Up! – Uncensored.

 

About Mantic Games
Founded in 2009, Mantic Games is an award-winning independent tabletop games studio of creatives and hobby professionals. Mantic is famous for miniature wargames including Firefight, Deadzone, Armada, and the popular fantasy battle game Kings of War. The also team has an enviable pedigree in licensed tabletop games including successful adaptations of Hellboy, The Walking Dead, Mars Attacks, The Umbrella Academy, and Invincible, with Worms: The Board Game and Halo: Flashpoint both set to launch later in 2024.