Newsletter for Thursday, February 25, 2010
Issue: 309

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Evil Hat Joins Alliance To Bring Dresden Files To Stores Near You

Silver Spring, Maryland (February 24, 2010) - Alliance Game Distributors and Evil Hat Productions are proud to announce that they will be teaming up to bring The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game to adventure-hobby retailers in June, 2010!

The Dresden Files RPG is based upon the wildly popular series of books by New York Times best selling author Jim Butcher. With eleven books published in the series, and Changes, the 12th book set to release on April 6, 2010, the Evil Hat crew had a wealth of characters and plot to draw from.

“We are delighted that Evil Hat will be expanding its existing distribution network to include Alliance,” said Mike Webb, VP of Marketing and Customer Service for Alliance Game Distributors. “Evil Hat has a well deserved reputation for putting out some of the finest in independent roleplaying products. And from the previews we have seen, The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game hits on all cylinders with the industry. Jim Butcher’s vision and characters are a wonderful modern take on fantasy noir. Combining Butcher’s world with Evil Hat’s gamecraft is a winning combination!”

“When it came time for us to decide if we were going into distribution, there wasn’t any question about who we’d want in our corner,” said Fred Hicks, Co-President of Evil Hat Productions. “The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game is the first game we’ve done on this kind of scale. Partnering with Alliance to get the game into retail stores everywhere is a straight-up no-brainer. Their track record speaks for itself!”

In addition to the Dresden Files RPG, Alliance will also be offering Evil Hat’s backlist of products – including the award-winning Spirit of the Century RPG, based on the Fate game system—the same engine which drives the ruleset for Dresden Files!

The Dresden Files RPG: Volume 1 – Your Story [EHP3001] and The Dresden Files RPG: Volume 2 – Our World [EHP3002] will make their first appearance at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio June 23, 2010.

About Evil Hat

Evil Hat Productions believes that passion makes the best games. With this passion, they create award-winning games such as Spirit of the Century and Swashbucklers of the 7 Skies, delivering the best in small-press gaming.

For more information about Evil Hat, contact
Fred Hicks, Co-President

For more information about The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game, visit the game’s website at

About Alliance

Alliance Game Distributors is the largest hobby-game distributor in the US, with 4 warehouses and 5 sales offices servicing North America and the world. Alliance leads the industry in retail support, with a robust B2B web presence and the industry leading preorder publication, Game Trade Magazine – which has proved an invaluable tool to retailers and consumers for over 10 years.

For more information, contact
Mike Webb, VP of Marketing and Customer Service · 410-602-8000 x1005

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