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Game Promotion Roundup

New Games Lawyers Without Borders has launched Record It , a board game designed to influence African women to register the birth of their children in order to obtain the rights available to them. ( source ) Diception is a take on Liar’s Dice . Their press release is (inadvertently) funny. Diception.com is a windfall for all those who are fond …

Game Promotion Roundup

New Games Lawyers Without Borders has launched Record It , a board game designed to influence African women to register the birth of their children in order to obtain the rights available to them. ( source ) Diception is a take on Liar’s Dice . Their press release is (inadvertently) funny. Diception.com is a windfall for all those who are …

Game Bandit—Local Edition

For every purchase of $25 or more at either of Myriad Games retail locations (Salem & Manchester, New Hampshire) November 26th-December 24th, customers will be entered in to the Great Games Giveaway drawing for $1,000 in free games. Every donation of $25 to Toys for Tots earns two entries. Gamewright is holding a warehouse sale December 8 & 9 in Newton, Massachusetts with prices up …

Phase 10 Designer Settles Lawsuit Against Fundex

Kenneth Johnson, creator of Phase 10 , has settled his lawsuit with Fundex . Kenneth alleges that, after Fundex acquired The Great American Puzzle Company, with which Kenneth had a license agreement concerning branding and royalties for his game, Fundex did not live up to the terms of the contract. Furthermore, Fundex would not tell him how many units of the game were actually sold. …

Second Look: Nile by Minion Games

This is a review of the card game Nile from Minion Games, designed by Daniel Callister with publisher editing by James Mathe. Disclosure : James sent me a free review copy. Summary : A light high-luck card game suitable and possibly more interesting to children, sort of enjoyable for grown ups, with poor quality components and rules. Overview : James is enthusiastic about Nile, one…

Tégo

Tégo is a headhunting-themed card game from Malaysian sggc Junior Brothers . The game is played over ten rounds of auctions, after which the player with the best team wins. It costs $12 plus shipping. Each play also starts with some random cards and $50,000.

Tégo

Tégo is a headhunting-themed card game from Malaysian sggc Junior Brothers . The game is played over ten rounds of auctions, after which the player with the best team wins. It costs $12 plus shipping. Each play also starts with some random cards and $50,000.

Crowdfunding Roundup: Kickstarter, etc.

Here’s a roundup of projects up for crowdsourcing on various sites. Projects that are over-funded still get you a copy of the game and usually some other benefits. Kickstarter Company Project Description Goal Raised Days to Go Tasty Minstrel Games Eminent Domain Deck building game 20,000 34,557 7 Gaming Paper Gaming Paper Adventures Mapping paper for RPGs 3,500 6,873 16 Living Worlds Games 1955: The War of…

Game Bandit—ChiTAG Edition

A coupon for $2 off admission to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair is available at The Game Aisle. Free shipping on the C-4 Corner Cutter through Thanksgiving. Everyone who donates this week to RPG Blog II will get a copy of Horrors of the GOW (PDF Pathfinder supplement) and entered for a chance to win a copy of The Traveller Book (1981). Palladium Books is offering…

USAopoly Shares Its Vision

With a slick presentation video about the company today.

Your Next Board Game May Be Made From Elephant Poop

Not much more to add to the title, really.

Tomorrow is National Gaming Day at Your Library

Over 1,800 libraries participating. See here for details . Better go now, while libraries are still legal.

Rejection Therapy, the Game

Rejection Therapy by Jason Comely is a game with one rule: you must get rejected, in real life, at least once a day, every day. The point: you will find yourself rejected less frequently than you believed, you will be fulfilling your potential (for asking for things, at least), and you will be less fearful of rejection. The cards (it’s actually more…

Unusual Tarot Decks

In addition to the previously covered Superhero Tarot … here are a few more examples of unusual in the way of tarot decks. Alice in Wonderland Tarot : PicTarot ( info ): Quantum Physics Tarot , a work in progress. I don’t know if the above is related to this: Quantum Tarot: A Tarot of New Physics . But it’s not related to Physics Tarot : And …

November Conventions and Happenings

A few events in November. I’d do this more often if I had a few more editors (hint, hint). Oct 31 – Nov 1 Lucca Comics and Games Lucca, Italy, 4 – 7 KC Game Fair , Kansas City, MO 4 – 7 ShaunCon , Kansas City, MO 4 – 7 NeonCon , Las Vegas, NV 4 – 7 IndieCon , Dorset, UK 5 – 7 PentaCon , Fort Wayne, IN 5 – 7 Anime Nebraska , Omaha, NE 5 – 7 Carnage , Fairlee, VT 5 – 7 Mechanicon , West…

Video: Packing Playing Cards in China

Here’s how fast you have to work if you want to pack playing cards in a Chinese playing card factory ( source ): (source)

Headbanz, aka Twenty Questions Meets Blind Man’s Bluff

Hedbanz has been around for twenty years as a published game, but a recent edition was published by Spin Master. Like Blind Man’s Bluff (aka Indian Poker), each player sticks a card on their forehead so that everyone – except the player themselves – can see what they have. In BMB, you then bet on who has the highest card. In Headbanz, a player…

glee games

Cardinal Games presents two games, a board game and a card game , to free your glee. Gleek out. The board game comes with a CD, and is a performance game. The card games is 150 cards with questions about the show.

October Board and Card Game Patents

I’m skipping the electronic poker tables, slot machines, and a cup designed to hold poker chips. System and method for playing a team gaming tournament – Team poker, with a method for calculating a total score based on how many players are on the team and when they were eliminated. Board game with tower and collapsing stairs – Hasbro’s Indiana Jones Akator Temple Race Game . …

WizKids Relaunches Mage Knights

The Mage Knight property, the original Clix game with pre-painted minis, is being relaunched by the new WizKids (aka NECA). First up is a planned board game, designed by Vlaada Chvátil, designer of Dungeon Lords , Through the Ages , and Galaxy Trucker . Additional items in the works are a deck-building card game and an RPG. ( source )