- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 227 days ago
Miscellaneous Game News Roundup
According to some sources, miners trapped in Chile are not allowed competitive board games, for fear of raising tensions in their cramped conditions. ( source ) According to other sources, the government is planning to send...
- Posted 1003 days ago
Spin: Classic Board Games with a Twist Art Exhibition in SF
San Fransisco’s Rare Device will showcase an exhibition of art based on classic board games in a show called Spin . Works are by Jennifer Judd-McGee and Mati McDonough and will run most of September. Jennifer...
- Posted 1005 days ago
Ralph Lauren Games
Ralph Lauren makes a few luxury games, including the Hammond Chess set: Nickel and leather, with a modernist design. $1995. They also make a Checkers set ($295) and a Backgammon set ($695), both under the name...
- Posted 1006 days ago
Board and Card Game News Roundup
I was away from blogging for a week (my father passed away), so I have a backlog of news posts to churn out. Here you go: Chess Bobby Fischer’s body was exhumed from his grave to...
- Posted 1010 days ago
What’s Next for BoardGames.com?
$450,000 For boardgames.com; What Now? In May, boardgames.com was sold to an undisclosed purchaser for $450,000. It was not the most ever paid for a board or card related website: poker.org sold for $1 million earlier...
- Posted 1012 days ago
Pete’s Box: Six Wooden Game Board Form a Cubes
Pete’s Box is a construction by Peter Blose from his oddly named company Prevideo Productions . Peter paints different games onto six wooden boards with raised ridges on each end that can assemble into a game...
- Posted 1023 days ago
“The most realistic tabletop rocket game ever made”
High Frontier by Phil Eklund, to be released by Sierra Madre Games, bills itself as “the most realistic tabletop rocket game ever made”. By which they mean tabletop game, not tabletop rockets. And by which they...
- Posted 1024 days ago
This week, two game conventions compete for your attention. Gen Con is certainly the bigger of the two, but WBC (The World Boardgaming Championships) also has quite a lot going for it. Gen Con is a...
- Posted 1025 days ago
July Board and Card Game Patents
As usual, I’m skipping the card shufflers and dealers … Auto racing board game – By Carrie Moats. A roll and move game. Carrie claims her design is patent-worthy because, unlike previous auto-racing games, a) hers...
- Posted 1028 days ago
Play in Public
In March, we celebrated Read an RPG in Public Week to help generate positive exposure for the roleplaying hobby. And while I’m happy to see this week bring that celebration’s second incarnation of the year, another...
- Posted 1030 days ago