GPI Is Making A Game! Part 3
GPI Is Making A Game! Part 3

Editor's Note: This is the 3rd of a series, Part 1 and Part 2 can be found here.  November: Art and Production At the end of last month’s newsletter, our game did not have any artwork, and our design department was swamped with commissioned work, so this project went...

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Covid Update: China Has Opened its Floodgates!
Covid Update: China Has Opened its Floodgates!

On December 7th, China’s Central Government shocked its population (and much of the world for that matter) by completely dropping most of the Covid restrictions that have been in place for the last three years. Speculation runs high as to why this reversal was...

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Freight Plan Preparation equals No $urprise$
Freight Plan Preparation equals No $urprise$

As China and Hong Kong prepare for shutdown to celebrate the Lunar New Year, GPI’s freight department would like to take this opportunity to review a few items to consider when shipping your goods in the upcoming year.   We hope this article will assist you with your...

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Bananagrams Celebrating Its 15th Anniversary
Bananagrams Celebrating Its 15th Anniversary

Bananagrams, Inc., maker of the hit word tile game BANANAGRAMS®, is thrilled to introduce BANANAGRAMS® Signature Edition, featuring special packaging and deluxe components with all the fun and excitement of the original game.  The release of the Signature Edition...

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November 2022 State of Freight
November 2022 State of Freight

It's the end-of-year shipping crunch, but it’s feeling a little bit soft.  Will we slide into December with barely a ripple?  See what’s happening this month in November’s State of Freight. China Ports Container demand is down as the winter months creep in and...

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The October State of Freight
The October State of Freight

October is here and there’s no shortage of tricks and treats in the freight world.  Treats?!?!  Might there be something to smile about when we talk freight?  What could possibly be so encouraging? CHINA PORTS Covid border restrictions continue in Hong Kong as the...

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Please Judge this Game in Part By Its Cover!
Please Judge this Game in Part By Its Cover!

By Elise Rezendes Note from the editor: This article is Part 2 of "The Box is Now A Billboard"  For the first time, GPI’s newsletter has a guest writer. I had been wanting to write an article about the beauty of game box art and then had the good fortune to meet Elise...

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GPI Is Making A Game! Part 2
GPI Is Making A Game! Part 2

September: Playtesting Last month we ended this segment after our first playtest session. We didn't hit a grand slam on the first pitch, but we did get a good read on the pitcher (this analogy doesn't work unless you can imagine a cooperative baseball league....

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