• Steve Jackson Games Sneak Peeks

    The new dice games, Zombie Dice and Cthulhu Dice , have been a big hit for Steve Jackson Games . The company’s latest Report to the Stakeholders reveals that these mid-year releases already account for 8.4...

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  • Catan GmbH Takes Down Island Settlers Android App

    A guy named Neil has taken down his Android game with the same game play as Settlers of Catan after facing a legal threat from Catan GmbH. ( source ) The legal threat explicitly notes that...

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  • Board Game “Addiction” Article in China Daily

    Writing for the China Daily, Zhou Wenting becomes the first journalist that I know of to claim a surge in board game “addiction” among children. Yeeha, board gamers have finally joined a club whose membership previously...

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  • If I Were President

    Apparently self-published by Gail Thornton, If I Were President is a debating game. Players pick a card with a presidential challenge (such as “Your VP just yelled at the Russian VP during peace talks”) and must...

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  • Checkers With Football Helmets

    According to source, part-time inventor James Pickett has spent 17 years trying to sue somebody – anybody – in order to claim his reward for having invented using little football helmets in place of Checker pieces....

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  • Stratego

    Spin Master is by no means giving up on the mass collectible market, but they did confirm at the show their strong interest in traditional board games . The company’s plans include both extending existing brands...

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  • Bananagrams Zip-It and Fruitominoes

    We did mention these before . But now that I’ve had a chance to look at them in person… actually, Fruitominoes is still just Dominoes with pictures of fruit instead of black dots. But Zip-It isn’t...

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  • Griddly Update

    Toy Fair previews from Griddly Games included Wise Alec expansions, an update to the Wise Alec base game, and Mosaic 4. Wise Alec is a combination trivia and activity game. The updated base game adds more...

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  • Gotcha and Phone Frenzy

    Two upcoming products from Buffalo Games are Gotcha and Phone Frenzy. Gotcha is a game about following rules and catching other players breaking them. Each turn a player gets to assign a rule from their hand...

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  • Feeling Sweet Bingo

    Feeling Sweet Bingo is Bingo with emotions and baked goods instead of letters and numbers. That’s it.

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