GAMA Trade Show 2013 Vendor and Exhibitor List

The 2013 GAMA Trade Show vendor and exhibitor list has arrived! Once again I plowed through the raw list and found links to (most) of the vendors. Some names were too vague to Google and other simply gama-trade-show-logowere MIA. If anyone has information on the “unknown” companies or finds an error in the list, please let me know. I am attending this year and will be providing reports on the hot new games during the show and of course posting more details after I return.  If any of the listed companies would like to upgrade their entry to a banner or improve their company’s description, just contact me.


See you in Vegas!


Trask, The Last Tyromancer

2013 Game Manufacturers Association Trade Show Exhibitors
1 A GamesUnknown
5th Street GamesBoard and card game publisher–Jungle Ascent board game
AAA AnimeAnime Distributor
ACD DistributionA company that distribute thousands of board games, role playing games, dice, cards, fantasy and science fiction miniatures, historical board games and miniatures, modeling tools, and card storage supplies from over 300 of the industry’s top manufacturers.
Acrylicos VallejoProvider of fine arts products for the professional artist, produts for decorative arts and products for model and miniatures.
Alderac Entertainment GroupProducer of Games and Game Worlds for 15 years, it is a publisher of role-playing game and collectible card game products. AEG was formed by Jolly Blackburn in 1993 and is based in the city of Ontario, California.
Alliance Game DistributorsClaims to have complete source of all consumer gaming needs.It is a full service game distributor serving retailers all around the world.
 Ares Games Publishers of Wings of Glory and Sails of Glory miniature games
Arcane WondersKnown to have the developed the game called Mage Wars.
AsmodeeAsmodee is one of the most important boardgames and Trading Card Games distribution companies in Europe. Asmodee is active in France, Germany, Benelux and Spain and is well known as a games publisher, globally successful in board games, the most famous of which is Jungle Speed .
Atlas GamesAtlas Games offers a wide selection of great pastimes for experienced gamers, hobbyists, and families. Our award-winning products are some of the most respected in the industry.
Baksha GamesUses PSI consolidation services, to major game distributors.
BandaiIs a Japanese toy making and video game company, as well as the producer of a large number of plastic model kits.
Battle FoamBattle Foam specializes in custom cut foam packaging for miniatures, weapons, medical equipment and many other applications. Battle Foam also manufactures custom transportation bags and containers.
Battlefront MiniaturesBattlefront brings the third installment of the world’s most popular World War II miniatures game that offers and enjoyable historical tactical challenges, while improving the speed of play and how the rules are presented.
Bin’Fa The Tao of WarPublisher of Bin’Fa strategy game.
Bushiroad IncPlanning, design, and development of card games, game software, and character products; production of videos and visual content
Castle GamesCastle games online are a small gaming niche that took shape after the introduction of crush the castle from Armor Games.
Catalyst Game LabsCatalyst Game Labs is dedicated to producing high-quality games and fiction that mesh sophisticated game mechanics with dynamic universes—all presented in a form that allows beginning players and long-time veterans to easily jump into our games and fiction readers to enjoy our stories even if they don’t know the games.
Cheapass GamesCheapass Games is a small game company in Seattle WA. From 1996 to 2006, we produced roughly 100 games, mostly in very cheap packages, and without the generic components, like dice and paper money.
Chessex ManufacturingChessex brings uniformity of size, number marking and shape amongst dice.
Collins Epic WargamesCollins Epic Wargames, LLC is a small Virginia-based Game Publisher. We currently focus on historical and sci-fi board, card, and miniatures games.
Cool Mini Or NotThe Internet’s largest gallery of painted miniatures, with a large repository of how-to articles on miniature painting.
Cryptozoic EntertainmentCryptozoic Entertainment makes games, comics, magazines and trading cards based on both high quality original content and some of the most popular entertainment brands in the world. Products are available worldwide, and we have a volunteer community engaged in supporting their local communities.
Crystal CasteCrystal Caste offers the adventure game player something no other dice manufacturer does: a totally new shape for polyhedral dice. A dice in the shape of geometric crystals.
CrystalCommerceFounded in early 2006, crystalcommerce grew from the belief that anything is possible, built using the same practices of their software that is most known for.
Decision GamesIs the publisher of Strategy & Tactics magazine, the military history magazine with a game in every issue. In addition, Decision Games publishes a line of board games, books, and computer games on military history. Decision Games also provides production support and distribution of two other lines of military history games: SPW Games and Excalibre Games.
Eagle GamesCreated to appeal to game players looking for light-to-medium-weight strategy games, either to play in families, between “heavier” games at a long game-playing session, or for use in the classroom or library DistributionE-figures is an e-commerce portal for hobby miniatures and gaming supplies for brick and mortar retailers. It also acts as a gateway of information between both manufacturers and retailers.
Eschaton MediaRole-playing game publisher and media company
Fear and GreedPublisher of the Fear and Greed stock market game
Flying BuffaloAn award winning makers of the Tunnels & Trolls RPG, Nuclear War card game, Death Dice, and founders of the play by mail (PBM) industry.
Flying Frog ProductionsFlying Frog Productions is a premiere gaming company dedicated to making fun, fast-paced, and exciting games. Each game is rooted in a particular genre and conveys a cinematic gaming experience.
Frenzy Gamesunknown
Game SaluteBoard and card game publisher
Games WorkshopGames Workshop is the largest and the most successful tabletop fantasy and futuristic battle-games company in the world.
GameScienceGameScience precision dice are precision-tested and razor-edged (with sharp points!) because they have not been tumbled or sanded.To smooth down the spot on your die that is rough from being broken from the sprue, simply use hobby/automotive sandpaper.These sharp-edged dice are better than the egg-shaped round-edged imported dice because they will roll accurately
Gen DuGendu “The Gentleman’s Duel” is a Trading Card Game where two gentlemen duel. The gentlemen set up their dungeons and battle to the death. All the cards created are user submitted. The ones with the most votes make it into the upcoming releases.
Global Games DistributionA wholesaler of hobby game products. Dedicated to supplying independent small businesses, Global Games carries an extensive and unique line of major board games, as well as small press offerings and imports.
Gorilla GamesCreator of Battlestations, a game of heroic starship adventure.
Gotta Have Gamesunknown
Grandpa Beck GamesPublisher of “Cover of Your A$$ets” and “Golf” card games.
Greater Games Industry Catalog (GGIC)GGI is a reference for retailers, publishers, buyers, and distributors. The reference is the only comprehensive collection of information on game publishers, manufacturers, and importers.
Green Ronin PublishingGreen Ronin has been publishing award winning roleplaying games, card games, and more since 2000.
GTS DistributionSpecialize in servicing small retail and specialty stores and no order is too small and none too large. GTS Distribution is a true full-service, wholesale sports & entertainment collectibles distributor, dedicated to the success of our customer’s businesses and their futures.
Hawk WargamesSpecialize in servicing small retail and specialty stores and no order is too small and none too large. GTS Distribution Welcome to the brand new Hawk Wargames. Here you will find a wealth of information on our first major release, the 10mm scale sci-fi massed battle game, Dropzone Commander.
Hobby-QUnited States distributor of their wildly successful CollectA figurine line. Perfect for collectors, the young, and the young at heart!
IelloBoard game publisher of Ghoost and King of Tokyo
Impact! MiniaturesImpact! Miniatures brings a mix of miniatures that they felt were missing along with conversion sprues to help gamers make better custom pieces
ImpressionsImpressions handles the sales and shipping for approximately 50 game companies to over 40 distributors and 2,200+ retailers worldwide.
Jasco GamesJasco Games is the official home of the Universal Fighting System Collectible Card Game. In the Universal Fighting System you choose your favorite fighter from multiple video games, comics, and other genres and battle against your friends for fun
King of 20 LLCUnknown
KonamiA leading, global developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties, specializing in the home video game market.
Koplow GamesKoplow Games “The Nice Dice Company” is a full line supplier of fice and game accessories. Novelty line includes loaded dice, round dice, mini dice, sweetheart dice, wood dice, crooked dice, dice bones and more.
Left Brain PokerUnknown
Lion Rampant ImportsLion Rampant Imports is a full service game distributor operating out of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. It distributes a full range of family board games, educational games, strategy games, dice, paints, collectable games, and miniature games.
Little Red Goblin GamesWe are a small but dedicated company that creates both casual and tabletop games. Founded in May of 2011, we’ve continually striven to produce quality games that can be enjoyed by all!
Looney LabsThe company was founded in 1997 by Kristin & Andrew Looney and a publisher of a card game called Fluxx.
M.O. Schellhase, LLC.Unknown
Magazine Exchange Inc.Game and card distributor.
Maranda EnterprisesCustom promotional products.
Mayday GamesAn industry professionals that design & produce top quality card sleeves & game accessories that elevate every gamer’s gameplay.
Mayfair GamesMayfair Games is a Skokie, Illinois based corporation, publishing award winning board games and card games since 1980. Known for games played by hobbyist and families alike, Mayfair is the exclusive English language publisher of the Catan family of products and stands as the largest publisher of railroading games on planet earth. Mayfair Games also publishes games from partners such as Kosmos, Amigo Games and Lookout Games.
Merchant OSAn Internet based system that quickly and easily manage sales, inventory and customer records.
Minion GamesMinion Games is based out of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. Minion Games was created by a team of friends and designers to bring new and interesting games to the market. We specialize in games dripping with theme that mix direct conflict with Euro-style game play.
Mirror Box Inc.Unknown
Monster ProtectorsFull line of card protectors and albums for CCGs
MYU-CAN CorpUnknown
Nested Egg GamingPrinter of custom CCG gaming mats
Ninja DivisionUnknown
Nord GamesUnknown
North Star GamesNorth Star Games brings friends and families together with fun, innovative party and family games.
OffWorld DesignsOffers pre-printed designs, Custom Printing/Embroidery and Convention Souvenirs.
On The Lamb GamesOn The Lamb Games is a small, privately held, company located in Palm Coast, FL producing entertainment and hobby materials. Started as a game company producing roleplaying games with mechanic.
Osprey PublishingOsprey Publishing has been providing books for enthusiasts since 1968 and since then it has grown, evolved and taken on new challenges until it stands today as one of the most successful examples of niche publishing around.
P.O.W.E.R Core GamesPublisher of the Power Card Game
PaizoPublisher of the Pathfinder role-playing line and many other role-playing supplements.
Passport Game StudiosPublisher of Trajan and Nox board games.
Peachstate Hobby DistributionHobby game distributor
Playroom EntertainmentPlayroom entertainment is dedicated to making games that are easy to learn, fun to play and encourages life’s fundamental skills, from strategic planning and logical thinking to social interaction and amusement.
Privateer PressPublisher of the miniature games Warmachine, Hordes, Iron Kingdoms and the Level 7 board game.
Publisher Services IncPublisher Services Inc. (PSI) is a leading North American sales and fulfillment service organization enabling greater sales for small to medium-sized publishers to mass market, book trade, and specialty retail channels.
Queen GamesBoard game publisher
Q-workshop.comIf you want to crawl through dungeons and slay dragons with style, or fight wars across stars – our dice are just the right thing for you. Our stock has been arranged into sections – available through the menu on the right.
Rather Dashing GamesRather Dashing Games began as a discussion around a campfire on an Autumn camping trip in New England. Life-long friends Mike and Grant decided to combine their talents and resources to make quality, family games that are “rather dashing”.
Smart/Tangoes USATangoes® is a learning tool that combines artistic and mathematical elements to enhance visual perception ability, develop problem solving skills, creative thinking capacity, and teamwork.
Southern Hobby SupplyIs a full service Master Distributor for over 50 different Sport and Gaming manufacturers. We have everything from Upper Deck, Topps, Panini, Press Pass, Wizards of the Coast, White Wolf, McFarlane Toys and Board Games.
Sports Images, Inc.Sports memorabilia retailer
StarCityGames.comThe team travels the world and scours the internet to ensure the lowest pricing in the industry! We never follow prices in price guides; instead, we set the prices that you’ll see reported in the guides two months from now!
Stone Blade Entertainment/Gary GamesAscension was developed by Pro Tour Champions Justin Gary, Rob Dougherty and Brian Kibler. It features multiple factions, demons, heroes, and constructs from different planes in a battle to determine which player will ascend to godhood. Publisher of the Solforge digital CCG game.
Swan Panasia Co., LTD.Swan’s mission is to promote and distribute card games and board games from all over the world to the Greater China region (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore) as well as to the Southeast Asia region (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand) and to promote and distribute games designed and made in East Asia and Southeast Asia to Europe, Americas and Australia.
TCGPlayer.comSeller of collectible card games
Triumphant GamesWe are the creators of family fun strategic games, where every move will make you “shout” in triumph or scream, noooooooooooooooooooo!!!
Try Try A GameTry Try A Game was created by former television sitcom writer, Jon Vandergriff (Home Improvement, Sabrina the Teenage Witch), who loves a good game as much as he loves a good episode of his favorite show. Now a dedicated board game creator, Jon’s first game Anger Management was licensed to Endless Games
UpperdeckPublisher of all things cards, from sports to CCGs.
Victory Point GamesStrategic board game publisher
Wizards of the CoastIs an American publisher of games, primarily based on fantasy and science fiction themes, and formerly an operator of retail stores for games. Originally a basement-run role-playing game publisher, the company popularized the collectible card game genre with Magic: The Gathering in the mid-1990s, acquired the popular Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game by purchasing the failing company TSR, and experienced tremendous success by publishing the licensed Pokémon Trading Card Game.
WizKidsWizkids makes HeroClix, the biggest selling collectible miniature game ever, and some of the best selling board games available.
WorldWise ImportsProvides catalog thatincludes chess, checkers, backgammon, cribbage, go , poker supplies, casino accessories, poker chips, etc.We are also the publishers of CURSES!, AbraKIDdabra, CURSES! of the Vampire, Thinklers and Poker Night.
Wyrd MiniaturesWyrd Miniatures, LLC is a small, privately held, Atlanta-based company producing entertainment and hobby materials. Wyrd Miniatures started as a miniature company for painters looking for something unique for their creative outlet. The company has grown to include the new tabletop skirmish game, Malifaux and other hobby-based activities such as several painting contests every year.
XL Gamingunknown
Ziko GamesThe Russian company “ZVEZDA” develops, produces and sells wargames under it´s own label and general boardgames under the label “SIRIUS”.
Zvezda LLCZiKo Games was established in 2011 with the goal to bring Legends of the Three Kingdoms to players in America. We are the exclusive distributor of the game Legends of the Three Kingdoms.
Cynergy DataCynergy Data today is one of the country’s foremost payment services providers, managing a portfolio of over 100,000 merchants processing in excess of $10 billion annually. Cynergy Data is owned by the Comvest Group, a leading private investment firm focused on providing debt and equity solutions to lower middle-market companies.
Legends GroupLegend Group is a full service investment planning firm offering: A wide range of investment options (including mutual funds and annuities from many nationally recognized fund and insurance companies), Retirement accounts for many plan types, Solutions for retirement plan sponsors, Investment advisory services, College savings plans, Insurance products and Non-qualified investments.


Trask is a long-time gamer, world traveler and history buff. He hopes that his scribblings will both inform and advance gaming as a hobby.

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