• UNO’s 40th Anniversary

    Every year we get a few anniversaries for some iconic brands. Last year we had Monopoly’s 75th (with Hasbro), and we recently had Scrabble’s 60th and a few others. This year UNO turns 40. UNO will...

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  • Stomple from Spin Master

    Stomple from Spin Master is a combinatorial abstract game (not really, since it’s for more than two players) for 2-6 players. Each player gets a tower, and the board gets a random distribution of marbles. On...

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  • Grok, the Game

    Grok from Communicate for Life is a spiritual touchy-feely (non-violent communication) game about feelings, perhaps appropriately named after the Robert Heinlein word that means to merge with another’s reality. The product comes with 54 feeling cards,...

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  • $1,000 Game Design Prize

    Daniel Solis, someone we’ve mentioned here before for his story-telling game, Happy Birthday Robot , can’t seem to get game design off his mind. In his own words: I love designing all sorts of games, from...

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  • December Board and Card Game Patents

    Dear Patent Office: It’s 2011. Why don’t you accept videos in your submissions, in addition to the wholly inadequate pictures? It would make the patents a lot easier to understand. Team matching – From Microsoft. Using...

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  • Nightfall

    AEG will be launching this spring Nightfall , a game of horror, with cards representing vampires, werewolves, ghouls, and other creatures of the night. Yes, it’s another deck-building game, but one with several interesting twists. In addition...

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  • BoardGameInfo.com, New Board Game Megasite

    A few days before BoardGameGeek, currently the Internet’s only comprehensive source for information about board and card games, announced its first month with over 2,000,000 unique visitors , a new competitor with muscle announced that it...

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  • Game Criminal Statistics 2010

    Our game criminal roundups are mostly a result of Google News alerts. It’s fair to say that a great majority of game related violence is not reported (assaults, petty robberies, and so on), or not noted...

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  • It’s Christmas So You’re Not Reading this Post Roundup

    Chess Male chess players adopt riskier strategies when playing against more attractive women. ( source ) India sets world record in number of simultaneous Chess players in one location: 22,480. ( source ) Obset: The Chess...

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  • Dominion Storage

    By now, with the base game, four expansions, and various promotional decks, you’ll have five boxes and about 1,800 cards of Dominion . That’s a lot to manage, particularly if you’re carrying it away from home....

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