Who are the founders of the Games Workshop?

Who are the founders of the Games Workshop?

Founded in 1975 by John Peake, Ian Livingstone, and Steve Jackson, Games Workshop was originally a manufacturer of wooden boards for games including backgammon, mancala, nine men’s morris, and Go.

When did Bryan Ansell take over Games Workshop?

Following a management buyout by him and Bryan Ansell in December 1991, when Livingstone and Jackson sold their shares for £ 10 million, Games Workshop refocused on their miniature wargames Warhammer Fantasy Battle (WFB) and Warhammer 40,000 (WH40k), their most lucrative lines. The retail chain refocused on a younger, more family-oriented market.

What kind of paint does Games Workshop use?

Games Workshop produces a line of acrylic paints (and related compounds) for painting miniatures. At the end of March 2012 the company announced a new range of over 145 colours made in the UK. The Citadel Paints listings include: Citadel Base: acrylic base-coating matte paints in 12 ml pots.

What kind of games does Games Workshop Make?

Games Workshop announced plans to expand their offerings of battle-games and model soldiers, and to continue to develop and increase offerings based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy books. Games Workshop has expanded into several divisions/companies producing products related to the Warhammer universe.

When did Games Workshop stop distributing their products?

In 1984 Games Workshop ceased distributing its products in the U.S.A. through hobby games distributors and opened its Games Workshop (U.S.) office.

What is the dividend for Games Workshop Group?

“Games Workshop Group PLC announces today that trading is in line with the Board’s expectations. Cash generation also remains strong. The Board has also today declared a dividend of 35 pence per share. This is in line with the Company’s policy to distribute truly surplus cash.

When did Games Workshop move to Lenton, Nottingham?

It expanded into in Europe, the US, Canada, and Australia in the early 1990s. All U.K.-based operations were relocated to the current headquarters in Lenton, Nottingham in 1997. It started promoted games associated with The Lord of the Rings film trilogy in 2001.