• Cleaning My Web Browser Tab Bar Roundup

    Force Attax. It’s a CC-barely-a-G, of the Top Trumps variety. Welcome to yet another series of cards based on the Star Wars franchise. ( source ) Thwart Poker . Flip cards face up, each player secretly...

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  • Game Bandit—Mixed Bag Edition

    First the sales… Geek Chic is running a virtual tent sale for orphaned orders, factory seconds, and show pieces. You can get their amazing furniture at significantly reduced prices. Unfortunately, the company is too busy to...

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  • August Board and Card Game Patents

    As a reminder, I don’t include card shufflers, sorters, dealers, or trackers, nor lotto or gambling machines, nor electronic-only games unless I find something of particular interest. System and method for providing online SMS games –...

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  • Snakes and Lattes, Board Game Cafe Canada-style

    Snakes and Lattes is a new board game cafe in Toronto. Source has a shot of part of their 1500 board game collection, so we’re talking real games. ( source ) It’s tempting to think of...

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  • Democs: Democracy in a Serious Card Game

    Democs Democs is a card-based planning and problem solving tool, where participants use cards to address important issues and try to come to consensus. Dozens of kits addressing global problems have been created . Democs was...

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  • Cool It, Environmental Disinformation From the UCS

    Cool It! is a brainless game of take that! from the UCS (Union of Concerned Scientists). Pick cards, play the solutions on yourself until you’ve won, or play problems on others to slow them down. While...

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  • RIP Charles S. Roberts, Aileen Osofsky

    Charles S. Roberts was arguably the founder of the modern war games, and indirectly the founder of role playing games and probably every other modern board game to some degree. His first games, Tactics and Tactics...

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  • Phineas and Ferb Top Trumps

    The smartest kids on the block make an appearance in the Top Trumps card game. Phineas and Ferb Top Trumps is exclusive to Disney Stores. But it gives me an excuse, at least, to list some...

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  • Miscellaneous Game News Roundup

    According to some sources, miners trapped in Chile are not allowed competitive board games, for fear of raising tensions in their cramped conditions. ( source ) According to other sources, the government is planning to send...

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  • Between the Lions Games

    Gryphon House Books has published a number of games in book and card format based on the PBS show Between the Lions . This includes a deck of cards with letters , with which to play...

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