Fantasy Flight Games is one of the biggest tabletop-games producers, that does some book publishing on the side. They also have the rights to Games Workshop's and Star Wars' franchises, making them a pretty strong player in the field. They tend to avert The Problem with Licensed Games with consistent high quality, though some games (like Blood Bowl: Team Manager) are a bit of a stretch when it comes to the making a spinoff of a spinoff. FFG's first game was Twilight Imperium released in 1997.Their website can be found here.
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