• Crosswords / Downwords

    Crosswords / Downwords is an iPhone puzzle game created by Lee Borkman. The object of the game is simple. Rearrange the 9 letters so that you create 3 words going across, and 3 words going down....

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  • Small World or SmallWorlds, What’s the Difference?

    UK’s Sun has a front page article about a woman who neglected her children and let her dogs starve to death while she obsessed over an online virtual reality game. The woman has been banned from...

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  • Incremental Game Changes Through Brand Leveraging

    What’s considered safe in the board game industry by Hasbro? Releasing a game that plays nearly identically to a previously popular game, and using the popularity of the previous game to sell the new one. The...

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  • Buzz It!

    Buzz It! is a repackaging of an old party game. You have a few seconds to come up with a word in a category. If you can’t, it’s the next player’s turn. If you can’t you...

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  • August Board and Card Game Patents

    As a reminder, I don’t include card shufflers, sorters, dealers, or trackers, nor lotto or gambling machines, nor electronic-only games unless I find something of particular interest. System and method for providing online SMS games –...

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  • Articulate Your Life

    Articulate Your Life is the latest incarnation of the hit game Articulate from Drummond Park. It has a new electronic timer (which gives you a random amount of time) and new categories: Getting Away Social Life...

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  • LED Tabletop Version of Conway’s Game of Life

    Evil Mad Scientist has put together a wicked cool tabletop touch-screen demonstration of Conway’s Game of Life (which is not actually a game, but whatever). Applications to actual games are obvious. Read about it at the...

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  • SCVNGR Game Dynamics Playdeck

    SCVNGR is a location-based mobile service that bills itself as “a game about doing challenges at places.” As the company builds new games for new locations, it encourages its employees to use a deck of cards...

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  • (i)Pawn Uses Playing Pieces on iPhone

    It looks like just a concept right now, but if it becomes a reality, that would be awesome for board games on the iPhone. (i)Pawn seems to use different voltage cell-sized batteies to distinguish different playing...

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  • Ex illis and The Archangels

    Ex illis from Bastion Studios offers fantasy miniatures war gaming with an online component. The software (which works on a PC, Mac, or iPhone/iPod) tracks each unit’s attributes, lets players know what tactical options are available...

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