• The Lord of the Rings HeroClix

    Wizkids announced Tuesday The Lord of the Rings HeroClix to begin shipping late in 2011 and available in both campaign-style boxed sets and collectible booster box formats. With a license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Wizkids...

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  • Countdown to New York Toy Fair: An Inventor’s Perspective

    The following is a guest article by Kim Vandenbroucke. Kim is a professional game inventor (her latest published is Scattergories Categories) and she has agreed to take time out of her very busy schedule at this...

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  • Hyatt Hotels Offer You the Toy Box

    We’ve covered the occasional hotels with games before: hotels dedicated to tournaments, specialty hotels built around games, and even the occasional “board games” listed in a hotel brochure, which inevitably turns out to be Chess, Checkers,...

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  • Q-Bitz

    Q-bitz from MindWare is three games in one; either they couldn’t decided which game to make, or they decided to Cranium it up (Cranium is now a verb). It plays a bit like Tangrams. Each player...

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  • Two New Games From Bananagrams: Fruitominoes and Zip-It

    Bananagrams has two new games: Fruitominoes : 28 Dominoes with fruit (coming soon) (image by Brian Jones Design ) Zip-It : Dice based, two-player crossword game ( source )

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  • Industry: Habsro, Video Games

    Hasbro says that revenue from 2010 was slightly less than expected, with disappointing December sales. Sales were up, just less than expected. ( source ) Meanwhile, according to NPD, video games, counting including new physical video...

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  • It’s Another Board Game Jam in Toronto

    The next Board Game Jam in Toronto will be on Jan 29-30. Take 48 hours and a team to create a board game from scratch. The event is organized by Adam Clare and David F ....

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  • James Cameron Disses Board Games

    James Cameron, director of one big budget sci-fi movie that is a retelling of Pocahontas, and another big budget movie that is a retelling of the story of a famous boat that sank, dissed today’s Hollywood...

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  • Road Safety and Dance Forms: Two Games From India

    Celebrity Indian actor, director, and producer Ajay Devgan was on hand to promote the launch of a new board game from Podar Jumbo Kids about Road Safety (and promote a new film). ( source ) Jayalakshmi...

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  • Second Look — Forbidden Island

    My wife refers to Forbidden Island as stress-in-a-box, and while I tend to agree with her, I still recommend it as a great family game. Forbidden Island manages to incorporate a fair degree of tension without...

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