• Minesweeper, the Board Game

    It’s an electronic game , so I’m not entirely sure that it counts, but anyway … The game is the final project of an MIT course in micro-computing.

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  • Civilization, Yet Again

    Fantasy Flight Games is planning to release Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game designed by Kevin “Arkham Horror” Wilson. This is a completely new game, not related to 2002′s Eagle Games’ Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Boardgame...

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  • Con Competition

    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...

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  • Warlord RTS Video Game

    Reaper Miniatures’ Warlord game, recently upgraded to a second edition , is set to become the basis for an upcoming RTS video game. The developer, though, is a small startup that needs a little help with...

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  • 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...

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  • Invest in Games on Kickstarter

    Kickstarter is a site that lets people pledge money for an investment in someone’s business. You only pay if a minimum threshold is reached. The amount of the threshold depends on how much the developers need,...

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  • Duels of the Planeswalkers Comes to the PC

    Remember Duels of the Planeswalkers for XBLA ? Well now it’s coming to the PC via Steam through a seal Wizards of the Coast made with Valve. It’s actually been out since June 15th, but it’s a game...

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  • Everyone Plays at the Library

    Following up on his superb online course, Scott Nicholson has written a book elaborating on his advice for managing game programs in libraries. As an Associate Professor at Syracuse University, host of fun board game video...

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  • Game Industry and Pimping Roundup

    Industry Mattel nearly doubles its profits (Toy Story 3) from last year’s 2nd quarter, yet they still fall below estimates. ( source ) Profits $51.6 million, revenues $1.02 billion. Hasbro’s profits climbed to $43.6 million from...

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  • Toy Story 3 Games

    Time to throw all of those Toy Story 2 items in the trash. We’ve got Toy Story 3 items now. Despite the grand creativity of the Pixar storytellers, it should come as no surprise that this...

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