• $1,000 Game Design Prize

    Daniel Solis, someone we’ve mentioned here before for his story-telling game, Happy Birthday Robot , can’t seem to get game design off his mind. In his own words: I love designing all sorts of games, from...

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  • December Board and Card Game Patents

    Dear Patent Office: It’s 2011. Why don’t you accept videos in your submissions, in addition to the wholly inadequate pictures? It would make the patents a lot easier to understand. Team matching – From Microsoft. Using...

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  • Nightfall

    AEG will be launching this spring Nightfall , a game of horror, with cards representing vampires, werewolves, ghouls, and other creatures of the night. Yes, it’s another deck-building game, but one with several interesting twists. In addition...

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  • Settlers Hex Board

    If the $150 wood set is too much for you but you still need something to better hold your cardboard Settlers of Catan tiles, then consider the Settlers Hex Board . It’s a $30 plastic frame,...

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  • BoardGameInfo.com, New Board Game Megasite

    A few days before BoardGameGeek, currently the Internet’s only comprehensive source for information about board and card games, announced its first month with over 2,000,000 unique visitors , a new competitor with muscle announced that it...

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  • Game Bandit—You’re the Star of This Edition

    Atamaii is holding a 30% off sale on various toys and games, including Bakugan . The ZeroFortitude Podcast is giving away a copy of the Hellas RPG . Use the coupon code “holidaze” for 50% off...

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  • 4e divided by 2

    One of the (surprisingly few) things that I don’t like about 4e D&D is the speed of advancement. Those class levels fly by and it seems like every session ends with the players levelling up and...

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  • Settlers in Wood

    The Settlers of Catan 15th Anniversary Edition includes wood tiles, cards with new art, and even building-cost summaries printed on wood hexagons, all in a nice wood box.

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  • Game Criminal Statistics 2010

    Our game criminal roundups are mostly a result of Google News alerts. It’s fair to say that a great majority of game related violence is not reported (assaults, petty robberies, and so on), or not noted...

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  • It’s Christmas So You’re Not Reading this Post Roundup

    Chess Male chess players adopt riskier strategies when playing against more attractive women. ( source ) India sets world record in number of simultaneous Chess players in one location: 22,480. ( source ) Obset: The Chess...

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