• Conductive Ink: A New Paradigm for Interactive Board Games

    Israel’s Kipee makes electrically conductive ink and other technology to transmit information between a physical board game and a TV screen. This eliminates the intermediary step of traditional DVD games that require you to skip around...

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  • Dora the Explorer Games

    Dora and Diego are popular characters in two animated shows; Diego is a spin-off from Dora. Note that certain Dora and Diego toys were part of a Mattel product recall for lead paint, but none of...

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  • Second Look—Crosswords / Downwords

    I’ll keep this pretty short tonight, because I pretty much explained the entire game in my first post . At first I wasn’t too impressed. The graphics are OK, and it was good enough for a...

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  • September Board and Card Game Patents

    Proposition wagering card game – A design patent: Electronic table top board game – From Pierre Jolicoeur. Some kind of unicycle-rider tabletop dexterity game. Board game – By Adrian Moore. Actually a toy, you tilt the...

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  • Game News and Pimping Roundup

    Mattel is hit with another toy recall affecting over 11 millions of toys. ( info , source ) Hasbro pimped family game night last night to little media coverage. Hasbro partners with Fox Look to distribute...

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  • Scrabble for the Kindle

    Scrabble is not simply the first board game for the Kindle (that’s Kindle, not Ipad), it’s the first premium (i.e. for money) app for the device, period. ( source )

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  • R2 D2 Trouble

    R2 – D2 (Is In) Trouble Game . ‘Nuf said.

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  • Game and Chess News Roundup

    The Adiran Daily Telegram pimps Scrabble Flash . ( source ) The Detroit News pimps Puppy-Opoly and other kids games. ( source ) BBC pimps Subbuteo . ( source ) Chess The 2010 Chess Olympiad is...

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  • Stereo Backgammon 4200 by Deuce

    Deuce is well-known as a crafter of luxury games, including Backgammon, Chess, Dominoes, and game tables. New for 2011 is a luxury tabletop electronic game: Stereo Backgammon 4200. Made of aluminum and multi-touch sensitive glass, the...

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  • 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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