• Checkers With Football Helmets

    According to source, part-time inventor James Pickett has spent 17 years trying to sue somebody – anybody – in order to claim his reward for having invented using little football helmets in place of Checker pieces....

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  • Bananagrams Zip-It and Fruitominoes

    We did mention these before . But now that I’ve had a chance to look at them in person… actually, Fruitominoes is still just Dominoes with pictures of fruit instead of black dots. But Zip-It isn’t...

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  • Feeling Sweet Bingo

    Feeling Sweet Bingo is Bingo with emotions and baked goods instead of letters and numbers. That’s it.

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  • Magnetic Crokinole

    At first it doesn’t look like much, but as the video goes on you start to see the effects of the magnetic pieces and virtual posts. I’m still not sure I get exactly how the board...

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  • 1989 Scientific American: Tinkertoy Machine Plays Tic Tac Toe

    In a 1989 Scientific American article , professor and mathematician A. K. Dewdney describes a completely non-electronic Tinkertoy machine that could play Tic Tac Toe.

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  • Floors That Are Board Games

    We’ve already covered examples of outdoor giant games ( Chess , Go , etc). You can find most giant garden games on many sites; well, you actually can’t find a Giant Settlers of Catan, such as...

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  • Wireless Dominoes

    Yeah, I thought dominoes were already wireless, but apparently I didn’t realize that Dominoes should a) be of variable value, changeable by shaking them, and b) fall down in numerical sequence, even when they are not...

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  • Purple Pawn’s 2010 Game Industry Survey

    Purple Pawn has conducted a survey of over 7,000 companies around the world who made money from analog, tabletop games. You can download the 14 page report for free here . Summary Of the companies surveyed,...

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  • American Wins Tata Steel (Corus) Chess Tournament

    American grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura won the Tata Steel Chess tournament, beating out many of the world’s top players, including Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand, and Vladimir Kramnik. ( source ) Hikaru, born to an American mother and...

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  • Experience the Definition of Board Game

    Qwiki is a new service that draws on a variety of internet sources to provide what it calls an “information experience.” This is how it defines “ board game .”

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