• Mattel and Qualcomm Add AR to Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots

    Mattel is partnering with Qualcomm to experiment in converting their traditional games to AR versions. One prototype, demonstrated in the following ridiculous video, is Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots. ( source )

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  • June Board and Card Game Patents

    Land-based, on-line poker system – The idea of a poker game where some of the participants sit around the table and some play in their rooms via WAN. Trivial and obvious. By Maurice Mills. Method and...

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  • June Board and Card Game Patents

    Land-based, on-line poker system – The idea of a poker game where some of the participants sit around the table and some play in their rooms via WAN. Trivial and obvious. By Maurice Mills. Method and...

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  • Battles of Westeros

    Battles of Westeros from Fantasy Flight Games is now available. Labeled “A BattleLore Game,” it’s design clearly drew a lot of inspiration from Richard Borg’s Commands & Colors system. However, it seems to me that FFG...

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  • The 2010 Origins Awards

    And the winners are: Wings of War – Best historical miniature figure or line Flames of War: North Africa – Best miniature games rules or supplement Wings of War: WW2 Deluxe – Best miniature game rules...

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  • Leave It To Beaver DVD Boxed Set and Game

    Tuesday sees the release of Leave It To Beaver: The Complete Series on DVD. In addition to all 234 episodes of this 1957-1963 television comedy, the boxed set includes a reproduction of the 1959 Leave It...

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  • Disaster Preparedness Board Games

    Disaster Game is a new activity tool intended to generate discussions about coping with various disasters. It comes in two versions, a company and a family version, and either set contains two 52 card decks (with...

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  • Dixit Wins the Spiel Des Jahres

    Congratulations are in order for Jean-Louis Roubira . Dixit , the artistic, storytelling party game has won this year’s Spiel Des Jahres . The Spiel Des Jahres is the German game-of-the-year award, and is one of the...

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  • The Summer Rush of Avalanche Press

    Avalanche Press is set to begin shipping a number of new war game products, including: Battle of the Bulge —A reprint of the Panzer Grenadier boxed game. They Shall Not Pass —A Game in a Book...

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  • Update on Plaid Hat Games

    We had a chance to briefly talk with Colby Dauch at Origins, the man behind Plaid Hat Games and the designer of one of my top games of 2009, Summoner Wars. Colby indicated that things had...

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