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A space all about Strategy Games, Congkak Game, Kids Games – SPMGAMES
|Established in 1976, SPM Syarikat Permainan (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. is the largest, multi award winning indoor game manufacturer in Malaysia. Presently, SPM produces over sixty range of games and sells over 300,000 sets annually. Our games range from strategy games to classic games to modernised traditional games like congkak. We have popular kids games like Snakes & Ladders and Compendium of Games which are all time favourites. |
|It is estimated that approximately 10 million Malaysians has played an SPM game at least once in their lifetime. In its continuing endeavor to remain as the game market leader, Research & Development plays an important role in the company to create fresh new games and innovate existing ones. |
Beginning of a New Game
SPM Syarikat Permainan (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. was founded on 26th June 1976 by Perak born inventor Ting Sie Bing. Ting turned his hobby into a successful profit generating enterprise, gaining worldwide recognition in the process. Constantly looking for new ideas and concepts, Ting stumbled upon what would be his flagship product whilst working as an instructor for a government industrial training institute.
One day, he noticed a few of his colleagues using the English word game SCRABBLE® to play in Bahasa Melayu (BM). They were struggling and found that there were a lot of unused tiles at the end of the game. Ting pondered over this and concluded that the frequency of alphabets used in the English SCRABBLE® could not be used when playing the game in BM. For example, the letter 'A' appears three times more frequently in BM than it does in English.
|Recognising the need for a BM version of the popular English word game, Ting started to develop the BM version, studying a BM dictionary to determine the frequency of the alphabets needed for a successful BM edition. Working part time, it took Ting four years to research the gaming requirements required for a BM version of the English word game. Ignoring the whispers and comments of those around him who thought that he was eccentric at best, Ting developed the hugely successful SAHIBBA® and SPM Syarikat Permainan (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd was born. |
|Today, SPM's range of board games consist in the strategy games, classic games, kids games, get-together games, word games and many more. || || || |