• A Roundup of Select Gen Con Goodies

    To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Z-Man Games will be giving out t-shirts with every games purchase and holding a raffle where the prize is a copy of every one of their in-stock games. Z-Man will also...

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  • Con Competition

    This week, two game conventions compete for your attention. Gen Con is certainly the bigger of the two, but WBC (The World Boardgaming Championships) also has quite a lot going for it. Gen Con is a...

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  • July Board and Card Game Patents

    As usual, I’m skipping the card shufflers and dealers … Auto racing board game – By Carrie Moats. A roll and move game. Carrie claims her design is patent-worthy because, unlike previous auto-racing games, a) hers...

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  • Fancy Nancy Games

    Fancy Nancy is a children’s book series written by Jane O’Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. Licensed games are by University Games (including its subsidiary Colorforms) and BriarPatch. University Games’ offerings include: Fancy Nancy Big...

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  • Play in Public

    In March, we celebrated Read an RPG in Public Week to help generate positive exposure for the roleplaying hobby. And while I’m happy to see this week bring that celebration’s second incarnation of the year, another...

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  • Invest in Games on Kickstarter

    Kickstarter is a site that lets people pledge money for an investment in someone’s business. You only pay if a minimum threshold is reached. The amount of the threshold depends on how much the developers need,...

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  • Everyone Plays at the Library

    Following up on his superb online course, Scott Nicholson has written a book elaborating on his advice for managing game programs in libraries. As an Associate Professor at Syracuse University, host of fun board game video...

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  • Board Games—The Ultimate Form of Social Entertainment

    An inspired presentation by Chris McInnis at Ignite: London on the awesomeness of board games:

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  • Toy Story 3 Games

    Time to throw all of those Toy Story 2 items in the trash. We’ve got Toy Story 3 items now. Despite the grand creativity of the Pixar storytellers, it should come as no surprise that this...

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  • Think-ets, a Cuter Version of Whatever’s In Your Drawer

    Think-ets from sggc Think-a-lot is a small pouch with a bunch of random miniature things in it: a little wrench, a little pig, a little milk bottle, a jack, etc … Each pouch comes with different...

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