• 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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  • Royal Wedding Games

    Some people just don’t get it … Top Trumps Royal Wedding A selection of playing cards Stunned, I am, that I could not find a William and Kate Chess set or Draughts set. I’m...

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  • Leela

    No, I’m not referring to Doctor Who’s animal-skin wearing companion, though it’s possible that her name was inspired by this game. Leela, or Snakes and Arrows, is the allegedly ancient Hindu game from which Snakes and...

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  • Fantasy Chess League

    You’ve heard of fantasy football and fantasy baseball, so why not fantasy chess? You too can track top Chess player results and organize the players into leagues. It’s been going on since at least 2003 ;...

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  • 37th Annual Origins Awards Nominee List

    The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design has unveiled the list of nominees for the 37th Annual Origins Awards that will be held at the Origins Game Fair in Greater Columbus Convention Center on June...

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  • Game Bandit—Miniature Giveaways Edition

    Catalyst Game Labs will be giving away Leviathans miniatures before the game is released. The contest has three categories: best web presentation, best real-life presentation, and best game component. Fantasy Flight Games is running a miniatures...

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  • Game Bandit—Memories of Play Edition

    The Strong National Museum of Play is collecting video recollections of playing with friends. The top videos, as chosen by a panel of experts and by public voting, will win Flip video cameras and Amazon gift...

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  • Penn’s Year of Games

    As millions of students eagerly await word on their college applications, those hoping for acceptance to the University of Pennsylvania now have an extra reason for excitement. Penn (my alma mater) has declared the 2011-2012 school...

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  • Purple Parlay—Monopoly and House Rules

    I know we’ve had a parlay about house rules already, but this time I’m most specifically interested in Monopoly . My wife and I were having a conversation about this the other day. A conversation which...

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  • ICv2 2010 Q4 Market Report

    ICv2 has reported that there was a 10% growth in the sales of hobby games during the 4th quarter of 2010 with Magic: The Gathering becoming a main contributor. According to the market report found in...

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