• 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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  • New Backgammon Boards from Crisloid and World Series of Backgammon

    Crisloid has teamed up with the World Series of Backgammon to put out a new line of official WSoB products. The product line includes both attache and tabletop Backgammon sets, checker sets, dice cups, and doubling cubes....

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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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  • Classic Games Roundup

    Dylan Loeb McClain is my new favorite blogger; he writes the Chess blog Gambit for the NY Times website, and I find myself tempted to link to nearly everything he writes. Two of his latest are...

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  • DIY Surface Game Table

    Up on PCB-DEV they’ve got a DIY surface-like electronic gaming table. The demonstration version was created to play physical games on the board against opponents on freechess.org . Here’s a video. ( source )

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  • Chess Champion Now Fashion Model

    Two years ago we reported on how part-time swimsuit model Alexandra Kosteniuk is also a world Chess champion. Now we get to tell you that the world’s number one ranked Chess player Magnus Carlsen has become...

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  • BP’s Oil Spill Boardgame? Yup. It’s real.

    Take a good look. This is BP’s official oil spill boardgame, made in the 1970′s. Kind of ironic, eh? Offshore Oil Strike is supposedly rare.  I couldn’t even find a copy of it on eBay. (...

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  • June Board and Card Game Patents

    Land-based, on-line poker system – The idea of a poker game where some of the participants sit around the table and some play in their rooms via WAN. Trivial and obvious. By Maurice Mills. Method and...

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  • June Board and Card Game Patents

    Land-based, on-line poker system – The idea of a poker game where some of the participants sit around the table and some play in their rooms via WAN. Trivial and obvious. By Maurice Mills. Method and...

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