• Flip-Oh!, or Team Shut-the-Box

    Flip-Oh! is a self-published dice game for 4 to 16 players (or any multiple of 4) from three Tulsa women, Anne, Jan, and Diana ( source ). Each player rolls their own set; when one player...

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  • Stomple from Spin Master

    Stomple from Spin Master is a combinatorial abstract game (not really, since it’s for more than two players) for 2-6 players. Each player gets a tower, and the board gets a random distribution of marbles. On...

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  • Monsters in Ticket to Ride

    If you pickup the Alvin & Dexter expansion for Ticket to Ride then you’ll be able to enjoy monster mayhem on your maps! By turning in locomotive cards, players can move monsters onto cities for points...

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  • Collecting Vintage Board Games

    The following is a guest post by Ted Linhart , describing his introduction to collecting vintage board games. Ted is Vice President of Research at USA Network . He’s a Twitter regular, where he can be...

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  • Game Bandit—Toy Edition

    Send Hasbro your receipt for the purchase of $20 or more in Hasbro toys or games and they’ll send you a toy of your choosing worth $10. HasbroToyShop.com is also running a significant sale on Cuponk...

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  • Family Board Games Etc Wants to Throw You a Party

    If you live in central Ohio, at least. Taking a page from SimplyFun , which has been throwing house parties for its own games for years, Family Board Games Etc is a retailer who wants to...

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  • $1,000 Game Design Prize

    Daniel Solis, someone we’ve mentioned here before for his story-telling game, Happy Birthday Robot , can’t seem to get game design off his mind. In his own words: I love designing all sorts of games, from...

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  • December Board and Card Game Patents

    Dear Patent Office: It’s 2011. Why don’t you accept videos in your submissions, in addition to the wholly inadequate pictures? It would make the patents a lot easier to understand. Team matching – From Microsoft. Using...

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  • Campaigns in Russia

    Campaigns in Russia is a package of three new Eastern Front hex-and-counter war games from publisher Victory Point Games and veteran designer Frank Chadwick. Based on the system in Battle for Moscow , which Frank originally...

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  • Nightfall

    AEG will be launching this spring Nightfall , a game of horror, with cards representing vampires, werewolves, ghouls, and other creatures of the night. Yes, it’s another deck-building game, but one with several interesting twists. In addition...

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