• Game Bandit—Memories of Play Edition

    The Strong National Museum of Play is collecting video recollections of playing with friends. The top videos, as chosen by a panel of experts and by public voting, will win Flip video cameras and Amazon gift...

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  • Penn’s Year of Games

    As millions of students eagerly await word on their college applications, those hoping for acceptance to the University of Pennsylvania now have an extra reason for excitement. Penn (my alma mater) has declared the 2011-2012 school...

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  • March Board and Card Game Patents

    Board game – The game “Enlightenment” by Norman Vail. Chakras, deadly sins, and spiritual enlightenment, etc. Funny, but to me the game looks a lot like Hustler’s adult 7 Deadly Sins game, whose object is not...

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  • Arduino Nim Game By Mike Cook

    Here’s another Arduino Maker project: a NIM game where the allowable moves are set and restricted by rotating a die. Dice Game from Mike Cook on Vimeo . ( source , via , via )

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  • Big Grips: A Child’s iPad Frame

    Big Grips is a $35 thick rubber frame for your iPad, so you can hand it over to your kids when they want to play board games. Stand sold separately.

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  • TopTime from Basic Concepts

    TopTime is yet another spinning toy, this one from Basic Concepts. In this one, you launch the top, catch it on a disk in which a maze is embedded, and must navigate through certain points in...

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  • March Kickstarter Game Projects

    I looked on some other crowdsourcing site and wasn’t impressed. So I’m sticking to Kickstarter only until someone convinces me otherwise. Remember that a “funded” campaign will still give out listed rewards to its contributors. Project...

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  • Chatterback, Backwards Speaking Game

    Chatterback , from the eponymous sggc, is a party game of trying to guess what a word or phrase is when spoken backwards. The game comes with a recorder whose entire function is to record something...

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  • Bastion Back in Business

    A new investor has brought Bastion Studios back to life: Bastion 2.0 is born, with a new investor. There will be quite a lot of changes, but it can only be for the good of Ex...

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  • Time’s 100 Greatest Toys Includes Only 1 Analog Game

    Earlier this month,Time Magazine posted their list of the 100 greatest toys from the last 87.5 years (yeah, me neither). Leaving aside the usual bickering over this or that toy that should have made it to...

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