• Verbal Volley, Fast-Paced Antonym/Synonym Party Game

    Verbal Volley by sggc Mindfullgames and designed by Kristin Edmonds, is a straightforward language party game. Flip cards, and the first to shout a synonym (round 1) or antonym (round 3) gets the card. Repeat. In...

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  • BGG Adds Podcast Directory

    BoardGameGeek has, for the first time, acknowledged that other board game sites exist, by adding a beta podcast directory . Each podcast includes a description, link to the feed, and the ability to listen to each...

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  • Board and Card Game News Roundup

    I was away from blogging for a week (my father passed away), so I have a backlog of news posts to churn out. Here you go: Chess Bobby Fischer’s body was exhumed from his grave to...

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  • Get Ready to Throw Some S*#t – Poo Reviewed

    When I was at Origins a couple of months ago, one of the highlights of the convention was getting to play with Poo . I was hoping that I could come away from that convention with...

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  • Ascension

    One of the hottest new games on display at Gen Con was Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer . Gary Games, the publisher, had sold at least 450 copies when I spoke to them on Sunday morning....

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  • Peter’s Twisted Black Humor Games

    Peter Stenberg at Peter’s Comics makes a series of black humor games of questionable taste – the kind I am repelled by, but some of our twisted readers will get a kick out of them. The...

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  • Star Challengers

    In 1986, the families of the astronauts killed aboard the Challenger Space Shuttle founded the Challenger Center for Space Science Education . As part of its mission to engage students in science and math education, the...

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  • What’s Next for BoardGames.com?

    $450,000 For boardgames.com; What Now? In May, boardgames.com was sold to an undisclosed purchaser for $450,000. It was not the most ever paid for a board or card related website: poker.org sold for $1 million earlier...

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  • Gen Con 2010 Sets Attendance Record

    In its 43rd year, Gen Con Indy had its biggest show yet with 30,046 unique attendees. The convention also featured over 8,600 game events, and was really a lot of fun.

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  • House of Spirits

    From a company I always thought was a vanilla wargame company, Lock’ n Load Publishing continues to surprise me with their releases. This time it’s House of Spirits , a semi-co-op card game where players are...

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