• Hey, That’s My Fish!

    Hey, That’s My Fish! is a game about penguins collecting fish, formerly published in the United States by Mayfair Games. I find it a great game to play with kids and adults. While simple-to-learn, there is...

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  • UNO Reflex

    UNO Reflex is the latest UNO branded game from Mattel, designed by the Catapult Concepts design team. It’s not really UNO; it’s a speed game. The electronic doodad displays a color and you have to be...

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  • “Hello, I’m a Board Game.” “And I’m a Video Game.”

    Stratus Games is uploading a series of board game vs video game animations inspired by Apple’s PC vs Mac commercials. They’re paced a little slowly, but funny, sometimes unintentionally.

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  • The Shenandoah Studio: Video Games from Board Gamers

    The Shenandoah Studio , which was almost called Project Simonsen, is a company producing iPad versions of war games. The founders are all major board game players and/or designers who believe that game play comes before...

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  • It’s Passover and I’m Clearing Out My Browser Tabs Roundup

    NECA has bought Icarus Studios , which is designing an online version of HeroClix. ( source ) The long-running Scrabble News abandoned its print and paper offering and is now online-only. ( source ) Game Briefs...

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  • Casting Call For Season 2 of Family Game Night

    You missed the casting call for Hasbro’s Family Game Night on The Hub in Los Angeles, which was yesterday. You can still make it to the one in Irvine in two weeks. There will be another...

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  • Hasbro and Mattel Report Drops in Q1 Profits

    Hasbro’s profits dropped 71% in Q1 2011 against Q1 2010 ($58.9 million to $17.2 million; source ). However, revenues were about the same for both quarters, which means that they took in the same amount of...

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  • Studio 360: Help Design a Better Monopoly

    Studio 360 talks with famed game designer Brenda Brathwaite about Monopoly , old and new. Together, they invite listeners to submit ideas by May 1 on how to make the game into something playable. Brenda will...

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  • Operation Using a $1.3 Million Robot

    I see board game parody videos come and go, but this is the first one I’ve seen that includes a $1.3 million robot (the da Vinci Surgical System; plus several hundred thousand dollars of annual maintenance...

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  • Upper Deck Evolution

    Upper Deck is struggling to stay on top of the game. Their latest, which comes out tomorrow, is a set of electronic sports “cards” called Evolution. The cards are, in fact, half-inch thick card-sized objects with...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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