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GoShop, Competitive Shopping Dice Game

From GoZone Games , the makers of several popular competitive sports dice games – GoLo , GoHoops , … – comes a competitive shopping dice game called GoShop . All of GoZone’s games are published by Zobmondo . Like the other games, this is a push your luck dice game. However, one die is your credit card, which might get maxed out or declined, or you…

Crazy Campaign Chronicles: Childhood toys…

Introductory note: I wrote a previous post on this series about those crazy ideas one gets for campaigns and never gets to plays. This is a little different because I got to try to play with this idea but it never took off. I still have hopes for this idea. This is a little rantish, proceed at your own peril, you have been warned. I …

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25 Excellent board and card games for (mostly) under $20

I’ve been keeping an eye out lately for games that are fairly inexpensive, fun and have a re-playability.  It’s one thing to drop $40 on a new board game now and again, but it’s a habit that can grow extremely expensive very fast.  As a way to archive these for myself and share these ideas with you…

Ticket to Ride iPad Review

On May 19th, 2011 Days of Wonder released Ticket to Ride for the iPad. As a longtime Ticket to Ride fan I have been using it for nearly a month and have been generally pleased with my purchase. First, the App is a recommended buy. I love Ticket to Ride and enjoy playing it on the iPad. Unfortunately, you have to either play Solo or…

Scrabble Switch-Up

Scrabble Switch-Up is another attempt by Hasbro to boost their Scrabble line with a bucket-load of variants. It’s 50% off on Amazon right now (follow the link). You can play regular Scrabble, or you can use any of the six themed board overlays, rearranged special scoring spaces, special blocking and blank tiles, or special action cards. You…

Crossroads, A Co-op Christian Strategy Game

Crossroads is a cooperative strategy battle tile game (played on a grid) from sggc Crossroad Games , designed by Michael Brown ( Anachronism ). Coming soon. Roll the dice, lay tiles, move your disk. Face the challenge card with your stats, resources, prayers, and more dice. While purportedly promoting the Christian narrative, I’m wondering how they handle, say, Deborah and Barak losing after…

Crossroads, A Co-op Christian Strategy Game

Crossroads is a cooperative strategy battle tile game (played on a grid) from sggc Crossroad Games , designed by Michael Brown ( Anachronism ). Coming soon. Roll the dice, lay tiles, move your disk. Face the challenge card with your stats, resources, prayers, and more dice. While purportedly promoting the Christian narrative, I’m wondering how they handle, say, Deborah and Barak losing…

Speed Up Combat By Building Your Own Combat GM Screen

Photo courtesy of sdobie What is the number one way to make combat go faster? For D&D type games, it is mastering the rules. When you can make decisions based on accurate rules knowledge, not only do you have more options available, but you play with more effectiveness and confidence. You also need to make fewer rules references on or between turns. You help other…

Old-School Awesomeness – What I Found at a Flea Market

About two years ago, I got back into tabletop RPGs after a hiatus that was far too long. My resurgent interest in gaming also coincided with my wife and I realizing that we loved garage sales, antique stores and flea markets. Because I game a lot, I always look for things I can use in a game when we’re at these types of sales. …

6 Other Interesting Games or Items on Etsy

Handmade card holders , one of several designs. Epicycle Designs makes these deluxe Agricola pieces as well as deluxe pieces for Settlers and other Eurogames. This set, which is the most expensive, costs $300. And you can buy these colored vials (from someone else) to spruce up your Pandemic (or On the Brink) game. These cards have the usual numbers in one corner and Chinese in the …

6 Other Interesting Games or Items on Etsy

Handmade card holders , one of several designs. Epicycle Designs makes these deluxe Agricola pieces as well as deluxe pieces for Settlers and other Eurogames. This set, which is the most expensive, costs $300. And you can buy these colored vials (from someone else) to spruce up your Pandemic (or On the Brink) game. These cards have the usual numbers in one corner and …

Hipster Bingo

The rules to Hipster Bingo speak for themselves: LOCATE HIPSTERS. Take out Bingo card. Use found items like change or bottle caps for game pieces. If hipsters are nearby this means you will be able to find plenty of pennies, guitar picks, cigarette butts, mustache combs… PLAY hipster bingo! $8 on Etsy.

Hipster Bingo

The rules to Hipster Bingo speak for themselves: LOCATE HIPSTERS. Take out Bingo card. Use found items like change or bottle caps for game pieces. If hipsters are nearby this means you will be able to find plenty of pennies, guitar picks, cigarette butts, mustache combs… PLAY hipster bingo! $8 on Etsy.

Ergo, A Card Game of Mathematical Proofs

Ergo , designed by Closet Nerd Games and published by Catalyst Game Labs [1], is a card game of mathematical proofs. The cards consist of postulates (A, B, C, and D) and logical operations (AND, OR, NOT, …) as well as some utility cards thrown in for good measure. On your turn you can add cards to the rows of …

Ergo, A Card Game of Mathematical Proofs

Ergo , designed by Closet Nerd Games and published by Catalyst Game Labs [1], is a card game of mathematical proofs. The cards consist of postulates (A, B, C, and D) and logical operations (AND, OR, NOT, …) as well as some utility cards thrown in for good measure. On your turn you can add cards to the rows of proofs, as long as all remaining sentences are…

AdventureQuest Worlds: The Anything Goes Battle on Battle CCG

The browser-based MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds now has a companion collectible card game in an insensibly-sized and shaped pyramidal box. The game is supposed to be self-contained for 2-4 players, and naturally it links with the online world. From their description, it looks pretty chaotic. From sggc Artix Entertainment, and available at their online store and Toys R Us .

AdventureQuest Worlds: The Anything Goes Battle on Battle CCG

The browser-based MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds now has a companion collectible card game in an insensibly-sized and shaped pyramidal box. The game is supposed to be self-contained for 2-4 players, and naturally it links with the online world. From their description, it looks pretty chaotic. From sggc Artix Entertainment, and available at their online store and Toys R Us .

Business Card Games

The state of business cards that are games, or games to play with business cards, is pathetic. You can get a social networking business card that looks like a trading card . You can collect business cards and play … kind of … a game with them . A kind of game. Kind of. And surely we can do better than this …

Business Card Games

The state of business cards that are games, or games to play with business cards, is pathetic. You can get a social networking business card that looks like a trading card . You can collect business cards and play … kind of … a game with them . A kind of game. Kind of. And surely we can do better than this tired-looking cutesy, game-like thingie…