- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 228 days ago
University Courses in Board Games
Last year we told you about EdTec 670 at San Diego State University. I’m happy to tell you that it is back again this year . If you find yourself closer to Texas than to California,...
- Posted 935 days ago
October Board and Card Game Patents
I’m skipping the electronic poker tables, slot machines, and a cup designed to hold poker chips. System and method for playing a team gaming tournament – Team poker, with a method for calculating a total score...
- Posted 937 days ago
Jennyruth Quoits, Made by Adults With Learning Disabilities
All products made at Jennyruth Workshops in Ripon, North Yorkshire, are made by adults with learning disabilities. They make Quoits (above) and various toys and household items.
- Posted 942 days ago
The Dreidel Board
In time for Hannukah, if your floor is covered with carpeting: the Dreidel Board . Comes with a dreidel. $30, when they have it in stock.
- Posted 942 days ago
A New Simultaneous Chess Games Record: 523
Last we reported, the record for simultaneous chess games was 360 by a Bulgarian . Since then the record was taken by an Iranian with 500. The new record is 523 by an Israeli . For...
- Posted 946 days ago
Hot Games and Fast Cars Roundup
Surely you didn’t think MEGA Bloks would let LEGO hog all the glory? Mega Bloks Race Car Builder lets you roll the die and move around the board trying to collect the eight pieces you need...
- Posted 949 days ago
Online Dating Infographs a Timeline With a Few Games
OnlineDating.org attempts – very poorly – to create an infograph timeline on the history of board games. Instead, we get a very few important dates on board games and a list of five popular games, skipping...
- Posted 954 days ago
Computer Beats Professional Shogi Player
Shogi is a number of orders of magnitude more difficult for computers to evaluate than Western Chess, but a computer named “Akara 2010″ recently bested the top rated professional woman player Ichiyo Shimizu. In 2005, the...
- Posted 956 days ago
The BBC takes a look at Dominoes players in Cuba. ( source ) The Taylor Daily Press takes a look at Dominoes players in Taylor, TX. ( source ) Thomas Pausz made some rather odd Dominoes...
- Posted 964 days ago
Um … Made by Aruliden for Kiki de Montparnasse (adult toys and costumes). Silicon with gold-plate detailing. $7,000. ( source )
- Posted 967 days ago