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July 9th, 2014 - Summer news for Winter Tales

A year ago we announced it, now you can find online Fantasy Flight Games website for Winter Tales.
The new edition, which corrects minor errors in the rulebook and has improved graphics, will be released during the last quarter of 2014 and will be available only in English.

For those of you who can't wait, first edition (bilingual) is still on sale in our online shop.
If you don't know the game we suggest you to read this beautiful review and visit our Winter Tales website.

May 8th, 2014 - Like a fossil, from the most remote depths of time is getting near...

April 28th, 2014 - Carnival Zombie no more... for the moment!

We regret to inform you that for some time Carnival Zombie will be out of stock due to your massive positive response.
In case of need please contact us so that we can update you about a future edition.

March 23rd, 2014 - Official video tutorial for Carnival Zombie

Thanks to the work of Crazy Bird Production, Tana dei Goblin and Balena Ludens you can find here and on YouTube the great video tutorial for Carnival Zombie.
Watch it! Watch it! Watch it!
And most of all, play it!

January 30th, 2014 - Little Zombies grow!

With great pleasure we publish the first fan art for one of our games: Carnival Zombie.
If you want to join Darren, Primus inter Pares / First among Peers, we'll be glad to gather and put online on ALBE PAVO website your creations.

December 24th, 2013 - Season greetings!

Proud for the big success of Carnival Zombie and for getting to 20.000 unique visits to our website the staff of ALBE PAVO sends the best wishes to all the gamers and their families!

November 14th, 2013 - Watch it! Play it!

We're proud to announce that Tom Vasel and Sam Healey from The Dice Tower have recently liked and review Carnival Zombie.
You can view the video here.

October 22nd, 2013 - Do you wanna go shopping?

You awaited months for it...
...you saw its website less than a couple of weeks ago...
...you're gonna playtest it soon in ESSEN and LUCCA...
...but you can buy it right now!.

October 11th, 2013 - Online Carnival Zombie website

Waiting to show you the game live at ESSEN and LUCCA game exhibitions we give you a first glimpse with the new website.

September 21st, 2013 - Autumn is coming, season of exhibitions!

As every year ALBE PAVO prepares for the upcoming exhibitions of ESSEN and LUCCA the release of a new game. This year it'll be the time for Carnival Zombie which, if Thomas Mann forgives us, like Death in Venice will take you face to face with the end of life in the famous lagoon.
Don't miss it!

We'll also be there to talk about the new the edition of Winter Tales currently in development by Fantasy Flight Games.

July 9th, 2013 - News on the beach

Even during summer vacations ALBE PAVO works for the gamers and it's now time to show everybody a couple of goodies:

  • Carnival Zombie: our next board game is currently under advanced development and alpha-play-testing

  • Winter Tales: our partnership with Fantasy Flight Games has been officially announced and you'll be seeing soon what it'll bring for the next edition of the game!

March 9th, 2013 - Do you wanna PLAY in Modena?

On April 6th (Saturday) ALBE PAVO will be at PLAY in Modena, at Raven Distribution stand.

In order to organize at best the demos we planned the schedule below for our two desks, one of which will be dedicated all the time to Winter Tales.
Do you want to be sure to play a demo? Book now emailing info@albepavo.com: the slots will be assigned giving priority to pre-bookings and remaining availability. First comers first!

Beside the demos we'll also have:

  • Sketches and Dedications: Jocularis will draw sketches and make dedications on your copies of Winter Tales, BEER & Vikings, SAKE & Samurai and MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria

  • Preview of new products: we'll present to press and gamers what ALBE PAVO plans to release during 2013.
    Come and join us to see the previews!

TimeDesk 1Desk 2
09:00 – 10:00BEER & Vikings DemoWinter Tales Demo
10:00 – 11:00BEER & Vikings DemoWinter Tales Demo
11:00 – 12:00BEER & Vikings DemoWinter Tales Demo
12:00 – 13:00*** Sketches and Dedications ***Winter Tales Demo
14:00 – 15:00Preview of new ALBE PAVO products for 2013
15:00 – 16:00BEER & Vikings DemoWinter Tales Demo
16:00 – 17:00BEER & Vikings DemoWinter Tales Demo
17:00 – 18:00BEER & Vikings DemoWinter Tales Demo
18:00 – 19:00*** Sketches and Dedications ***Winter Tales Demo
Demos will start within 15 minutes from the schedule and will last about 45 minutes
Here you can download the flyer with the schedule of our demos

December 22nd, 2012 - Season greetings!

For those about to play... We salute you!
ALBE PAVO staff sends all the gamers around the world the best wishes for a merry X-mas and a happy new year. We hope you enjoyed our 2012 releases and we'll be waiting to see you back with us next year!

October 24th, 2012 - Promo for LUCCA 2012

Also this year a special promo is ready for the gamers who'll buy our new products at LUCCA COMICS & GAMES!

Beer & Vikings: Two special Valhalla cards as a gift.

Winter Tales: A poster of choice with one of the Characters shown in all its splendor.

We wait for you at Raven Distribution stand and in Gaming Area!

October 22nd, 2012 - Explosive newcomers at ESSEN!

During their official debut at INTERNATIONALE SPIELTAGE SPIEL in ESSEN both Winter Tales and Beer & Vikings has been sold out!
You can however find them on sale in our online shop.

Thanks everybody for your support and for passion shown and see you in Lucca!

October 5th, 2012 - Here we are!

Click on the image beside to find our stand at LUCCA COMICS & GAMES!

October 1st, 2012 - ALBE PAVO also at ESSEN 2012

For the third year in a row ALBE PAVO will be at ESSEN - INTERNATIONALE SPIELTAGE SPIEL with all of his products old and new!
Come join us at Heildelberger Spieleverlag stand, in hall 9 booth 108, from 18th to 21st October!

September 24th, 2012 - ALBE PAVO at LUCCA 2012

After the success of last year ALBE PAVO will be again at LUCCA COMICS & GAMES fair with a double pack of new games!
Visit us at Raven Distribution stand and in the demo area from 1st to 4th, November!

September 21st, 2012 - A toast!

ALBE PAVO thanks all gamers for going past 10.000 visits to the website!

August 28th, 2012 - Over the rainbow bridge...

...Valhalla awaits those who crossed Fimbulvetr-Winter town and all who are getting ready for Ragnarok.
Drink your last Beer, sharpen your axes and join the Vikings!

August 6th, 2012 - Once upon a time...

...we told you of Winter Tales. Now...
...as the summer has reached its climax and will soon give way to fall...
...we show you the way to Wintertown...
...and start telling our new tale...

May 28th, 2012 - Exit poll!

March 29th, 2012 - Beer & Polls!

After the great success of SAKE & Samurai ALBE PAVO announces the release of BEER & Vikings, the first stand-alone but fully S&S-compatible expansion of Alcohol & Warriors series.
Prepare you axes for October and tell us which spin-off would you like to get next!

Accursed poets and decadent artists: an elegant and sophisticated duel, up to the absurd...
Plus the hallucinations cards and the raving effects of absinthe!

Fierce buccaneers and raiders of the seven seas, a treasure map to reconstruct, the charming impairments of pirate's body and, beside rhum... gold!

The sculpturesque champions of ancient times, heroic feats and the nectar of the gods.
But also the capricious influence of the Olympian Gods and, disturbing the drinking heroes, the fierce mythological monsters!

March 8th, 2012 - Here comes the Ninja! - PLAY 2012

We prepared an incredible novelty for PLAY 2012!
Those who'll buy the game at the fair will get for free Ninja cards, an unmissible add-on for SAKE & Samurai deck of cards!
For those of you who already own the game Ninja cards will be sold at the fair until sell-out.

February 29th, 2012 - Double news

For the second time ALBE PAVO will be on next 24th and 25th march at PLAY Modena, hosted by our friends from Raven Distribution!
PLAY will also be the place to ask us about...

...Winter Tales!
But if you're already eager to know something more about Winter Tales you cannot miss the awesome promotional video produced for us by our friend Achille Crosignani!

February 8th, 2012 - Winter Tales... Almost there!

After a long gestation, at last Winter Tales is almost being born! Beside you find a preview of the board!

Stay around for more news!

December 23rd, 2011 - Season greetings!

We wish you a Pavo X-mas! We wish you a Pavo X-mas! We wish you a Pavo X-mas, and a Albe new year!
To all the friends of ALBE PAVO our best wishes for a merry X-mas and a happy new year full of new games!

November 4th, 2011 - Veni, Vidi, Vici!

We're proud to announce you that at LUCCA 2011 SAKE & Samurai has won the Side Award as Best Artistic Profile.
Congratulations to Jocularis for his great work!

But a Bravo! also goes to Teo and all the friends that drank with us for their support, indeed SAKE & Samurai has gone SOLD OUT at the fair!
The game is however available in the online shop and from the best shops all over the world!

For those who want to take a closer look at the art and get introduced to the rules we suggest this video in English taken at ESSEN 2011.

November 1st, 2011 - Sprechen vous SAKE & SAMURAI?

Thanks to our friends of BoardGameGeek in the Download section of SAKE & Samurai page are available the translations of rulebook, location cards and samurai boards in these languages:

  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Korean
Check out the updates on the website, we'll upload new versions as soon as they'll be translated!

October 19th, 2011 - SAKE & SAMURAI - Special limited edition for LUCCA 2011

The first buyers of SAKE & Samurai at LUCCA 2011 will get the special SAKE & SAMURAI SUPER ALCOHOLIC EDITION, available only at the fair without any additional cost!

L'edizione speciale contiene:

  • 4 additional Sake drink counters, to play with 3 drinks for each Samurai;
  • 1 new customizable Samurai - Yamanaka Shikanosuke;
  • 1 sitting counter for Yamanaka Shikanosuke;
  • 1 history of the Samurai, who describes the samurais of the game
We wait for several of you to come!

October 13th, 2011 - ALBE PAVO at LUCCA 2011

As last year ALBE PAVO will be at the big LUCCA COMICS & GAMES fair! Visit us in the demo area or in Raven Distribution stand! And bring your katana!

October 10th, 2011 - New products available online for selling

Today we start selling online also SAKE & Samurai.
You can order it from our Shop together with our other games and pay it with PayPal!

October 4th, 2011 - SAKE & SAMURAI has come!

SAKE & Samurai has eventually shipped to our stock room! Soon we'll start selling it in the online shop!
Up the katana and Kanpai!"

September 12nd, 2011 - SAKE & SAMURAI is getting nearer to ESSEN

Also this year our products will be at the big fair in ESSEN with our friends of Cranio Creations! All who want to preorder SAKE & Samurai and get it at the exhibition can preorder it directly from Cranio Creations website!

September 10th, 2011 - Samurais assault Germany!

Also this yearALBE PAVO will be at Internationale Spieltage - SPIEL, the international game fair that will take place from October 20th to 23rd at Essen in Germany. We will again hosted by our friends of Cranio Creations in stand 9-60.
Click on the logo to download the map!.

ESSEN fair will be the occasion to introduce in preview our new game SAKE' & Samurai.

August 5th, 2011 - A lot of news for SAKE & SAMURAI

Waiting to sell SAKE' & Samurai we start putting online some material to make you hungry:

July 27th, 2011 - Online the pages of SAKE & SAMURAI

No more waiting! Starting from today you find online the pages of SAKE & Samurai, our new product soon for sale.

Visit product homepage!

June 30th, 2011 - Run out of MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi (printed version)

We inform our customer that this morning we finished the printed copies of MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi and that, for the moment, we won't accept new orders for it.
If you're interested we kindly invite you to e-mail us in order to evaluate a second edition.
We confirm you that MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi is always downloadable for free.

June 29th, 2011 - Running out of MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi expansion

We inform our customers that the printed copies of MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi are ending and that the orders will be accepted only for the current stock.

May 15th, 2011 - The preview of WINTER TALES continues!

After sweet Alice, paladin for the Tales, comes the first bad man of WINTER TALES: the Mad Hatter!

Preview Cappellaio

Alice Preview

April 11th, 2011 - Here come the previews of WINTER TALES!

The time has eventually come to show the first preview for WINTER TALES, our first storytelling game that will be completed within the next few months.
We make appointment for next month when the second one will be released and we suggest you to keep an eye on Projects page for some more informations!

March 25th, 2011 - M-AD Day!

MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi is now available for download in electronic format and for sale in printed format (while stocks last!).

'Nuff said!

March 18th, 2011 - Even more MUNERA!

As previewed two weeks ago and as you can see since a bunch of days in the dedicated section MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi is a free expansion for MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria, that within a few days will be downloadable from our website and from BoardGameGeek.
At PLAY 2011 we'll also have some tens of copies in limited edition for those who'll buy the base game. Those of you who already own it and will present at our stand with the card of Gladiator Ursus will have the chance to get, until the end of copies, the add on deck.
For all who would like to buy in future the deck it will be however possible contacting us directly.

March 4th, 2011 - ALBE PAVO and CRANIO CREATIONS at PLAY 2011

ALBE PAVO will be in Modena at PLAY 2011 on next 26th and 27th of March. We will be hosted in the stand of our friends of Cranio Creations in pavilion A.
At the convention we'll introduce MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi, first expansion of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria, that will be printed and offered as a gift to all buyers of the basic game.
For the most curious of you the cover is already available for download in section Artwork of the newborn MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi page.

MUNERA: Ars Dimicandi cover

February 1st, 2011 - Game turn reference for MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria

With great joy we announce to MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria's players that in the Italian Download section is available a useful game turn reference, made by our friend Cinghialone from Tana dei Goblin.

January 25th, 2011 - ALBE PAVO at Global Game Jam 2011

ALBE PAVO will participate at Global Game Jam 2011 in its Italian session, that will take place in Catania from January 28th to 30th.
JOCULARIS, on an invitation by Massimiliano Cuccia, will speak in videoconference about the beginnings of ALBE PAVO and the experience of developing our Projects.

The Global Game Jam is the world's largest game jam event occurring annually in late January in many places around the world.

January 19th, 2011 - New section of ALBE PAVO website

Given the international vocation of ALBE PAVO and to set up an even stronger partnership with gaming world professionals we decided to expand the website adding a section with our distribution channels.
If you're gamers, dealers or distributors you can find here and in ther main menu of any page the complete list of our commercial partners.

January, 7h 2011 - Hints for MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria

Thanks to the play-test sessions done during the development of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria we'd like to give gamers a bit of our knowledge about the game mechanics with an in-depth examination.
Article Designer notes and hints is, as usual, available in Download section of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria page.

December 31st, 2010 - ARS DIMICANDI and ALBE PAVO united in the name of Gladiatura!
The friends of Ars Dimicandi Institute support MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria.
In these days a nice partnership comes to life and it will soon interesting news!

December 22nd, 2010 - Season greetings!
ALBE PAVO wishes to all its customers, friends, commercial partners and to all gamers a Merry X-mas and a Happy New Year!

November 29th, 2010 - Roman Empire spreads over Europe

After Britannia and Germania inferior and superior MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria invades Gaul!
From today French palyers have their own translations of the rulebooks and in a short term there will even be a trans-Alps version of Eventum cards.
Visit Download section of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria page and you'll find there all the manuals!

November 19th, 2010 - New rules online

Thanks to the growing success in Germany for MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria we translated for German players Eventum cards.
And not to forget our homeland we also made available first optional rules in Italian. You can find them in English Download section of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria page and in its Italian version!

November 12th, 2010 - MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria speaks a little German

After getting your feedbacks and in order to make more enjoyable our first game MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria to foreign players we translated its rulebook in German.
You can find it in the Download section of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria page!

Novembre 4th, 2010 - Online shopping is available

From today our shop is online and fully active!
You can buy MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria from our Shop page and pay it with PayPal!


October 26th, 2010 - Details for ALBE PAVO presence at LUCCA 2010

As announced last month ALBE PAVO will be at LUCCA 2010, GAMES section.
Now we can tell you that we'll be at stand A309 of Carducci pavilion, hosted by our friends of Janus Design, and we'll also be there for you with a demo table!

October 21st, 2010 - MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria download updates

We put online new versions of the rulebooks and Eventum cards background for MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria.
You can find them in the Download section of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria page!

October 7th, 2010 - Agreement between ALBE PAVO and MAYDAY GAMES

We're pleased to announce an agreement with Mayday Games so that in every box of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria will be included 130 card sleeves to protect the cards!

October 5th, 2010 - Rulebooks for MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria

In each Italian box of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria there will be both the English rulebook, in colors, and the Italian one, in black and white!
The updated color versions of rulebook in both languages are yet available in mid and high-definition in the Download section of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria page!

October 3rd, 2010 - Online the EVENTUM cards historical background

You can find in the Italian Download section of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria page the description of the historical facts behind the Eventum cards!
Soon available in English.

September 30th, 2010 - ALBE PAVO and JANUS DESIGN at LUCCA 2010

ALBE PAVO will be at LUCCA 2010 fair. We will be hosted in stand JANUS-COYOTE-NARRATIVA by our friends of Janus Design.

September 28th, 2010 - Online the rulebook for MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria

The English rulebook for MUNERA:Familia Gladiatoria is online.
You can find the file in the Download section of MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria page!

September 22nd, 2010 - ALBE PAVO and CRANIO CREATIONS at ESSEN 2010

ALBE PAVO will be at ESSEN 2010 fair. We will be hosted in stand 9-53 by our friends of Cranio Creations.

August 3rd, 2010 - ALBE PAVO speaks English

In order to make available to foreign audience its creations ALBE PAVO website has been doubled and translated in English.

July 9th, 2010 - MUNERA in production

This month we start printing MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria, the first original game by ALBE PAVO.
Go to product homepage!

June 10th, 2010 - MUNERA homepage updated

We updated MUNERA: Familia Gladiatoria homepage with an overview of the game, its detailed description and some downloadable artwork.
Go to product homepage!

April 5th, 2010 - ALBE PAVO website is online

From today the website of ALBE PAVO, design and production studio of table top games, is online.
Get to know us!

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