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Ergo, A Card Game of Mathematical Proofs

Ergo , designed by Closet Nerd Games and published by Catalyst Game Labs [1], is a card game of mathematical proofs. The cards consist of postulates (A, B, C, and D) and logical operations (AND, OR, NOT, …) as well as some utility cards thrown in for good measure. On your turn you can add cards to the rows of proofs, as long as all remaining sentences are…

Ergo, A Card Game of Mathematical Proofs

Ergo , designed by Closet Nerd Games and published by Catalyst Game Labs [1], is a card game of mathematical proofs. The cards consist of postulates (A, B, C, and D) and logical operations (AND, OR, NOT, …) as well as some utility cards thrown in for good measure. On your turn you can add cards to the rows of …

What to Cook Dice

Romp’s sister site Twine makes a set of dice to answer the question of what to cook for dinner. I think you’d have to like fusion. $18. Comes in vegetarian or omnivore. Romp also has a simple and pretty make your own board game kit for $22.

What to Cook Dice

Romp’s sister site Twine makes a set of dice to answer the question of what to cook for dinner. I think you’d have to like fusion. $18. Comes in vegetarian or omnivore. Romp also has a simple and pretty make your own board game kit for $22.

AdventureQuest Worlds: The Anything Goes Battle on Battle CCG

The browser-based MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds now has a companion collectible card game in an insensibly-sized and shaped pyramidal box. The game is supposed to be self-contained for 2-4 players, and naturally it links with the online world. From their description, it looks pretty chaotic. From sggc Artix Entertainment, and available at their online store and Toys R Us .

AdventureQuest Worlds: The Anything Goes Battle on Battle CCG

The browser-based MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds now has a companion collectible card game in an insensibly-sized and shaped pyramidal box. The game is supposed to be self-contained for 2-4 players, and naturally it links with the online world. From their description, it looks pretty chaotic. From sggc Artix Entertainment, and available at their online store and Toys R Us .

Munchkin Conan

In the fall, Steve Jackson Games will release Munchkin: Conan the Barbarian based on the upcoming movie. It will be an expansion to the original Munchkin game.

Munchkin Conan

In the fall, Steve Jackson Games will release Munchkin: Conan the Barbarian based on the upcoming movie. It will be an expansion to the original Munchkin game.

Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors

The Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors is a group focused on the collection and preservation of old games and puzzles. The organization holds an annual gathering for trading games and puzzles, as well as sharing information on their history and development. The AGPC maintains an archive of the rules for a number of out-of-print games, a catalog of U.S. games …

Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors

The Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors is a group focused on the collection and preservation of old games and puzzles. The organization holds an annual gathering for trading games and puzzles, as well as sharing information on their history and development. The AGPC maintains an archive of the rules for a number of out-of-print games, a catalog of…

Business Card Games

The state of business cards that are games, or games to play with business cards, is pathetic. You can get a social networking business card that looks like a trading card . You can collect business cards and play … kind of … a game with them . A kind of game. Kind of. And surely we can do better than this tired-looking cutesy, game-like thingie…

Business Card Games

The state of business cards that are games, or games to play with business cards, is pathetic. You can get a social networking business card that looks like a trading card . You can collect business cards and play … kind of … a game with them . A kind of game. Kind of. And surely we can do better than this …

Cosmic Patrol

Catalyst Game Labs announced a new science fiction RPG under development, Cosmic Patrol . The game will be based on an original Golden Age-style setting—like Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers—with players acting as Patrolmen, defending humanity in a dangerous galaxy. Cosmic Patrol will not, however, be like the company’s other large, detail-heavy, science fiction RPGs. Catalyst describes it as: Taking a cue from the wonderful…

Board Game Rentals

BoardGameExchange made a splash a year ago as a “new way” to enjoy board games without having to buy them: rent them. There are other places to rent games: Board Games Rental appears to have come first BoardGameRentals NZ is the New Zealand equivalent Many brick and mortar stores, such as Phoenix Games in WA, Gameology in CA, Board Game Revolution in UT,  and others. …

Board Game Rentals

BoardGameExchange made a splash a year ago as a “new way” to enjoy board games without having to buy them: rent them. There are other places to rent games: Board Games Rental appears to have come first BoardGameRentals NZ is the New Zealand equivalent Many brick and mortar stores, such as Phoenix Games in WA, Gameology in CA, Board …

Alien Frontiers

Alien Frontiers from Tory Niemann and Clever Mojo Games [1] is a space-themed area control/placement/resource management game (if that makes you think Euro game, you’re spot on). Your ships are actually dice that you first roll and then assign to collect or utilize different resources each turn. The game takes about an hour and is for 2-4 players, though 3 or 4 are recommended. AF was…

Alien Frontiers

Alien Frontiers from Tory Niemann and Clever Mojo Games [1] is a space-themed area control/placement/resource management game (if that makes you think Euro game, you’re spot on). Your ships are actually dice that you first roll and then assign to collect or utilize different resources each turn. The game takes about an hour and is for 2-4 players, though 3 or…

A Portrait Using 13,138 Dice

Tobias Wong was an artist who died at age 35, or 13,138 days. His friend Fredwick McSwain created a floor installation entitled “Die”, a portrait of him using 13,138 dice. It is part of the BrokenOff BrokenOff exhibition at Gallery R’Pure in Manhattan, which is dedicated to Wong’s life and work. ( source )

GW Restricts European Retailers; Hasbro Moves Jobs Out of MA

Games Workshop is raising prices (again) by as much as 20-25% on 270 products. They have also ordered that retailers in Europe may not sell products to customers outside of Europe, in order (they say) to boost the revenues of local stores that provide free services. ( source ) Not everyone is happy . GW’s profits, revenues, and shares are all …

The Pitch: Graphic Designers Board Game

The Pitch is a game by a graphic designer Fatimah Kabba , for graphic designers. And it is, no surprise, a beautiful physical design. See the first link for more pictures. The Pitch is a “one person judges” game. Each player participates on every round, with a short time to both create a graphic design idea based on a product and pitch it to the judge. Rules available on the…