• Texas House Approves 42 as Official Table Game of Texas

    The Texas House of Representatives approved bill HCR 84 designating 42 (or Texas 42), a partnership/trick-taking/auction dominoes game, as the official table game of Texas (it has sometimes been called this, unofficially). The bill was introduced...

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  • Game Bandit — Fat Edition

    For 20% off a single order of Fat Dragon Games’ products at DriveThruRPG , use coupon code “FatMayJune11″. Mona Saves blog is giving away two copies of ThinkFun’s Snack Attack! Typical like/follow/tweet/comment rules to enter. Follow...

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  • FlashWordz

    FlashWordz from U.S. Games Systems Inc is a “letter cards” word game due to be in stores by June 15. Cards are double-sided. On your turn, you have to race to combine your letters with the...

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  • Periodic Quest

    Periodic Quest is a game for teaching chemistry and about the periodic table of elements. Actually, though, it’s a box with more than eight different games that can be played with the included board and cards....

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  • Gamewright’s Port-a-Party Line

    Speaking of disturbingly-named games, Gamewright introduces the Port-a-Party line of games. By which they mean card games. The first two games are Who Would Win? and Joe Name It. Who Would Win? is a reprint of...

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  • The Euchre Cube

    The Euchre cube, designed by Patrick O’Donnell and self-published , differs from your typical Euchre scoring pads and peg tracks in that it prominently indicates the dealer (the guy next to the cube) and trump. The...

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  • Four Card Games From Cartamundi and Puzzler

    Puzzler Media , a puzzle manufacture and publisher (owned by D.C. Thomson & Co., Ltd.), is teaming up with venerable card publisher Cartamundi to publish four card-based party games (Cartamundi is the licensee): Match Play, The...

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  • The pros of Cons!

    Last weekend I attended a convention. This was not a gaming convention per se; we haven’t had that down in Puerto Rico to the best of my knowledge. I remember hearing about a gaming convention being...

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  • How to Succeed or Fail on Kickstarter

    I post a compilation of Kickstarter tabletop game projects (RPG, board, card) on Purple Pawn each week. I’ve been tracking tabletop game projects on KS pretty much since there have been tabletop game projects on...

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  • A follow-up for my Montsegur 1244 review

    I failed to mention that Thoughtful Games, the game’s publisher, has also recently put out a free expansion to the game which adds more character, scene, and story cards. You can find out more information here....

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