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Game Bandit—Mystery Edition 0

Amazon is bundling the base Dominion game with two of the expansions, Alchemy and Prosperity , for $79.76 (a 36% discount). Also included are the two promo card sets, Envoy and Black Market, that were previously BoardGameGeek exclusives. Also at Amazon, Qwirkle is on sale for $16.95 , a 52% discount. Many Osprey military history books are available at 50% off through the end…

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WikiLeaks Illuminati 0

For the Illuminati card game: [via reddit ]

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Fyrdwisa from Lazy Cat Media 0

When I think of small press, I think of a few musical artists, or short print runs of a few books, or one or two games. Not one of each. Lazy Cat Media, is a couple-run Chesapeake company which has published one album, one series of stories, and one abstract game,  Fyrdwisa . In Fyrdwisa, you get a few …

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Game Industry Roundup 0

Alfred Kahn, CEO of 4Kids Entertainment , announced his retirement. 4Kids took a colossal beating over the last few years, failing to get Chaotic up and running and getting de-listed from NYSE. They, or their properties, are still for sale. ( source ) Bryan Stockton takes over as COO of Mattel . Bob Eckert is still CEO and plans to remain there. Mattel recently announced that it is licensing some of…

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Mr Joshua Chao’s Elegant Designs 0

Mr. Joshua Chao from Taipei is working on some game designs. Here is a touch screen version (from an original wooden model) of a 3D Chess-like game for a multi-touch device: He lists additional games on his site, such as the below Arabibusta , but offers little information on them.

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Hitler Plays Pandemic 0

By Alex Berry (Boardgameblogger).

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FFG Hosts Friday Night Magic 0

Starting this week, the Fantasy Flight Games Event Center will begin hosting Magic: The Gathering events every Friday evening . It’s interesting to see the Event Center supporting other companies’ games. I had the opportunity to spend a few evenings at the Event Center this past summer and found it to be a super-nice facility for playing games. Just don’t let Andrew set …

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FFG Hosts Friday Night Magic 0

Starting this week, the Fantasy Flight Games Event Center will begin hosting Magic: The Gathering events every Friday evening . It’s interesting to see the Event Center supporting other companies’ games. I had the opportunity to spend a few evenings at the Event Center this past summer and found it to be a super-nice facility for playing games. Just don’t …

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Master Series Paints HD 0

Reaper Miniatures is expanding its paint offerings with a series of 38 new colors in what the company is calling Master Series Paints HD . Reaper says that compared to its Core Colors, the High Density paints are “excellent for laying down fast base-coats” and “give increased coverage with smooth consistency.” Just a few of the new colors are Burning Orange, Fireball Orange, Turf Green, Meadow …

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Master Series Paints HD 0

Reaper Miniatures is expanding its paint offerings with a series of 38 new colors in what the company is calling Master Series Paints HD . Reaper says that compared to its Core Colors, the High Density paints are “excellent for laying down fast base-coats” and “give increased coverage with smooth consistency.” Just a few of the new colors are Burning Orange, Fireball …

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Rory’s Story Cubes 0

Rory’s Story Cubes from The Creativity Hub is a storytelling activity: 9 dice, 54 pictures of things, just over 10,000,000 possible combination of images. Roll the dice and tell a story using all the images. Since 10 million combinations isn’t enough for some people, there’s already an expansion with 9 more dice depicting actions, Rory’s Story Cubes Actions . It’s designed by …

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Stone Walls from Epsilon 0

Nifty 28mm walls . And, apparently, a dead tree.

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Stone Walls from Epsilon 0

Nifty 28mm walls . And, apparently, a dead tree.

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D&D Fortune Cards 0

Wizards of the Coasts is launching a new set of randomized, collectible cards to give a new edge for your player characters during an encounter. The D&D Fortune Cards: Shadows Over Nentir Vale comes in 8-card booster packs with each card giving a small-time benefit to characters which players draw at the start of an encounter. The cards are also divided based on rarity (common, uncommon and rare) with…

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Braggart, The Card Game 0

Braggart is a light card game by Kyle Daniel, published by Spiral Galaxy Games. It looks like a story-telling party game, but it’s not. You try to collect and meld the parts of a ridiculous story; the most outrageous story wins. You can play Lie cards on each other to swap out big boasts for little one, to reduce a…

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Braggart, The Card Game 0

Braggart is a light card game by Kyle Daniel, published by Spiral Galaxy Games. It looks like a story-telling party game, but it’s not. You try to collect and meld the parts of a ridiculous story; the most outrageous story wins. You can play Lie cards on each other to swap out big boasts for little one, to reduce a story’s total value. I said it’…

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Chess Players Launching Hedge Funds 0

Patrick Wolff left Clarium Capital to found a new hedge fund Grand Master Capital. Wolff is a grandmaster chess player with a 2563 ELO. Now three other guys, two with ELOs of 2423 and 2238 are co-founding yet another hedge fund, Genius . You can trust them: they play Chess. Igor Postelnik tells you why [PDF] Chess players make good hedge fund managers. ( source )

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Chess Players Launching Hedge Funds 0

Patrick Wolff left Clarium Capital to found a new hedge fund Grand Master Capital. Wolff is a grandmaster chess player with a 2563 ELO. Now three other guys, two with ELOs of 2423 and 2238 are co-founding yet another hedge fund, Genius . You can trust them: they play Chess. Igor Postelnik tells you why [PDF] Chess players make good hedge fund managers.

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Catan Horror from Nerdaphernalia 0

Nerdaphernalia writes a blog post with the rules for Catan Horror, essentially Arkham Horror crossed with Cities & Knights of Catan . The game hasn’t been play-tested yet, but it looks like fun (and I don’t even like Arkham Horror). ( source )

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Catan Horror from Nerdaphernalia 0

Nerdaphernalia writes a blog post with the rules for Catan Horror, essentially Arkham Horror crossed with Cities & Knights of Catan . The game hasn’t been play-tested yet, but it looks like fun (and I don’t even like Arkham Horror). ( source )

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