October 22, 2019


Artiforge, Inc. Acquires Digital Printing Division from Asmodee North America, Inc.

Artiforge, Inc. is proud to announce its acquisition of the assets and operations of the digital printing division formerly owned by Asmodee North America, Inc. (also known as its “Print on Demand” unit). Artiforge, Inc. is a new U.S. business owned by the Minnesota-based venture incubation partnership Strange Stars, LLC.

Artiforge will operate its business out of its existing Roseville, Minnesota location, and intends to assume its existing non-executive personnel.

The business produces high quality, digitally-printed products and related services (such as cards, printed neoprene playmats, laser-cut acrylics, prototype card and board games, marketing materials, and more). In the coming months, Artiforge intends to invest in additional manufacturing capabilities, capacity, and services, and expects to offer its services to new customers starting in early 2020.

“We are excited to take on this business and the great people involved in it,” said Christian T. Petersen, founder and Strangest Star of Strange Stars, LLC, parent of Artiforge, Inc. “We believe that digital printing lies at the crossroads of emerging innovation in games and a rapidly evolving global manufacturing supply system.”

For inquires to Artiforge related to this press release, please email info@theartiforge.com.

Artiforge, Inc. is a digital printing business located in Roseville, MN, servicing the hobby games market with wholesale products, marketing materials, game prototypes, related services, and more.

Strange Stars, LLC is a venture incubator firm located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Strange Stars was founded by Christian T. Petersen, founder and former long-serving CEO of Fantasy Flight Games and Asmodee North America, Inc.