• NPD: US Games Down 9% in 2010; Lego: UK Players Fight Over Games

    According to market research group NPD, game and puzzle sales were down 9% in 2010 compared to 2009. ( source ) In other news, a Lego Games survey indicates that half of the people in the...

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  • Board Game News Reborn, Board Game Info Expands

    Board Game News has undergone parthenogenesis: Eric (and possibly others) is now blogging at BoardGameGeek , while many of the other contributors have founded The Opinionated Gamers . Meanwhile, you can feed Board Game Info news...

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  • Kolejka: Polish Board Game About Waiting in Line

    Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance ( Instytut Pamięci Narodowej (IPN) ) has created a historical board game about the Communist era. The game simulates citizens waiting in line to buy scant supplies of groceries. Players jockey...

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  • Our deepest sympathies go out to Tom Vassel and his family

    Some sad news today.  Jack Vassel, son of Tom Vassel has passed away. Tom does lots of good gaming work with The Dice Tower and is also slated to be a fellow guest at Total Confusion...

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  • Weekly Game Promotion Roundup

    The Chicago Courier-News promotes local Magic players. ( source ) The Chicago Daily Herald promotes local game stores. ( source ) The SC Island Packet promotes a Bridge program for kids. ( source ) The New...

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  • World Building Part 6 – Get Smart, Get Sneaky

    Tweet There is something my mama always used to tell me, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  It has been said before, but I will say it again.  Steal EVERYTHING.  I don’t mean that you...

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  • World Building Part 6 – Get Smart, Get Sneaky

    Tweet There is something my mama always used to tell me, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  It has been said before, but I will say it again.  Steal EVERYTHING.  I don’t mean that you...

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  • World Building Part 6 – Get Smart, Get Sneaky

    Tweet There is something my mama always used to tell me, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  It has been said before, but I will say it again.  Steal EVERYTHING.  I don’t mean that you...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Dice Monkey made me do this. Blame him.

    Over on Dice Monkey, Mark (all round good guy and uber gamer) asked what you would do if given the reins of D&D and told to move it to the next Edition of the game. I...

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  • Bastion (Ex Illis) Shuts Down

    I could have sworn we posted a number of new and interesting Ex Illis items from Studio Figurines Bastion in the last few months. Yet, here we are. Bastion has let go its entire staff and...

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