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2013 was a good year for Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!, the card game of rhyme and reason, and 2014 is looking just as good! Game-O-Gami’s first published title has been getting a lot of positive attention, been receiving glowing reviews, and is being recognized for various awards in the hobby gaming industry.
I’d like to share with you a few of the accolades that GDFR has received over the past months:


Another mention on the Dice Tower podcast! Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! was Tom Vasel’s pick for the game with the best artwork of 2013. It’s not a choice I disagree with… Of course, as the game’s creator, I am biased, and “best artwork” is a very subjective category. But I think there are very few people who would disagree that Mike Maihack’s charming goblin and fairy illustrations deserve to be recognized among the best game artwork of 2013. It’s an honor that Game-O-Gami is very proud to receive. Tom and Eric talk about GDFR and it’s beautiful artwork around the 1:15:00 mark of this episode: Dice Tower Podcast episode 335


Selected as Ravenwood Castle’s Game of the Month for September 2013. The award included a review as well: “Unlike many games designed specifically for kids, this one has enough substance to be enjoyable for the adults as well. That makes Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! a perfect game to sit down and play as a family, which makes it perfect for our mission at Ravenwood of encouraging families and friends to spend quality time together.” You can read the full review here: Ravenwood Castle Game of the Month


Received the Major Fun Award and a review. According to Will Bain: “All these features created an intriguingly strategic game. Knowing when to play a card because it would help your cause and when to play one so that it would harm your opponent was a big part of the decision process. All cards are visible so you can make plans for yourself as well as plans to thwart your rivals.” Read the full review here: Major Fun Award


Earned a video review from the popular Rahdo Runs Through YouTube series. Richard Ham, “Rahdo”, covered Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! in his signature casual style, breaking up the review into a 3-part video. The first video can be viewed here, follow the links on the YouTube page for the second and third videos:


2012 Golden Geek AwardsAnd finally, Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! has once again been nominated for a Golden Geek Award! Listed for Best Children’s Game of 2013, we’d love to get your support in the voting and give the game the recognition it truly deserves. You can vote for GDFR by heading on over to the voting page – but be quick, you only have until February 17 to do so! Note, you must be an active user to participate in the voting.



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Dear Friends and Backers,

The rule book for Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! has been updated, and is now available for download. The rules of the game are the same as before, but now with some new variants, credits and thank you’s, and an attractive mini-book layout. Special thanks to Cody Jones and David MacKenzie of Game Salute for helping put this together:

Download the Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! Rule Book PDF 


Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! - rule book preview


Last month, we asked you to consider nominating Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! for a Golden Geek Award. Well… you succeeded! I am very happy and grateful to announce that GDFR! is a contender for the Best Children’s Game category. Thank you for making this happen! We have some stiff competition, and it’s an honor for our little game to be sharing the stage with some very big names. Winning… would be huge.

Votes are being collected until the end of October, at which point the final winners will be announced. So if you are a member of, you can cast your vote for GDFR! today by following the link, and choosing the Children’s Game category. The way the voting is set up, lower numbers are better than higher numbers. So a “1” is the best possible rating you can give the game when you vote:

Vote for Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! in the Golden Geek Awards 

2012 Golden Geek Awards

Voting ends at 11:59pm Central Time, on October 31st. If you haven’t tried the game out yet, and would like to play it before deciding to vote, you can download the print-and-play version here:

Download the Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! Print-and-Play Edition

Best of luck to the other nominees!


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Nominations for the Golden Geek Award are open now through the end of September. If you are an eligible BGG member, and would like to nominate Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! for an award either on the strengths of the game design or the artwork, you can make an impact right now by nominating it for the Best Children’s Game, Best Family Game, and Best Artwork/Presentation. Here is the link for nominations – you can scroll down the list of games on the left, or type “Goblins Drool” in the search box:

For each category, the 10 items which receive the most nominations will become the nominees for the final voting, which will run through the month of October. To learn more about this Award, the nomination process, and if you are eligible to vote, read all about it here:

After all, it’s an honor just to be nominated…  🙂  Thank you!

2012 Golden Geek Awards

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Hello fellow faerie folk! There is a battle brewing between mirth and mischief, and we want to know which side you’re on. Are you Team Goblin? Or are you Team Fairy? Are you down with frogs, snails and puppy dogs’ tails? Or do you delight in sugar, spice, and everything nice?

"Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!" - Team GoblinWe’re running a survey on SurveyMonkey to find out which side is the most popular among the community. For whichever team gets the most votes by the end of the survey, we will create an original desktop wallpaper, featuring the cute (or creepy) characters from Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! So that means either a Team Goblin wallpaper or a Team Fairy wallpaper. The losing team gets diddly squat…

In addition to casting your vote on the survey, there is a way to earn bonus votes for your team. If you are a member of BoardGameGeek, we have a discussion thread going on in the forums. Just follow the link, and post a reply telling us a compelling reason why YOUR TEAM is the coolest. Why do Fairies rule while Goblins drool? Why are Goblins number one and Fairies no fun? If your reply is good enough, we’ll count it as an extra vote for your team. "Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!" - Team Fairy

Click here to vote for your team now!

The survey will run from RIGHT NOW until 6:00pm EST on Saturday, June 9th. We will announce the results on the Kickstarter page once they have been tallied. When the wallpaper is ready, we’ll make it FREE for everyone to download. Vote to have a say in which wallpaper you’re going to get!

Survey link:
Discussion on the BoardGameGeek forums link:

Good luck, and let the best team win!

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