• IGDA’s Global Game Jam To Include Board and Card Games

    The IGDA’s 2010 Global Game Jam included over 4300 people around the world creating video games over 48 rolling hours. This year’s event promises to be larger and will include non-electronic board and card game creation....

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  • Soho, Editors Chasing After Recalcitrant Writers

    In Soho! , you are the editor of a literary magazine chasing after writers with big egos who would rather sit in a pub than give you their pieces in time for publication. The game is...

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  • Gary Gygax’s Game Collection Up for Auction

    Gail Gygax, Gary’s widow, and The Collector’s Trove are auctioning off Gary Gygax’s personal game collection . Bids for the first batch of 204 items close Wednesday afternoon (ET). The selection includes games he authored, games...

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  • Waimea Wipeout

    Waimea Wipeout from sggc Waimea Original Works is a simple push-your-luck dice game with a surfing theme, several complicated result tables, and a superfluous board. The score track counts tenths of points, but wraps around at...

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  • Dragon’s Den Warms to It’s First Board Game

    Every dragon in every edition of Dragon’s Den has eaten up every hopeful board game designer, a six year pattern that has finally been broken. George Ward, creator of Syl-la-bles is the first to set foot...

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  • Top 20 Game News Items for 2010

    Board and card games did fine in 2010, just as they have been doing for at least the last 20 years. Today’s board and card games are harder to distinguish from video and electronic games. Many...

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  • Making a Comeback is Making a Comeback

    Erin Sherbert at The Examiner wins the clueless award for being the first reporter this year to title an article “Board Games Are Making a Comeback”, a title or phrase which has been used at least...

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  • Making a Comeback is Making a Comeback

    Erin Sherbert at The Examiner wins the clueless award for being the first reporter this year to title an article “Board Games Are Making a Comeback”, a title or phrase which has been used at least...

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  • Game Industry Catalogs

    The Greater Games Industry Catalog is a quarterly directory of the hobby game industry, covering mostly US and mostly publishers and distributors. It contains contact and inventory information for around 7-800 companies and 45,000 products (by...

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  • More Commands & Colors

    Fantastic! Two more games using the Commands & Colors system from designer Richard Borg. Between Memoir ’44 , Commands & Colors: Ancients , and BattleLore I only have about 20 C&C games and expansions so far....

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