• New Zealand Earthquake Relief

    If they’re not careful, DriveThruRPG is going to get a reputation for good deeds. Following previous fund-raising efforts, the RPG download service has organized to raise money for Red Cross efforts in New Zealand . A...

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  • Steve Jackson Games Sneak Peeks

    The new dice games, Zombie Dice and Cthulhu Dice , have been a big hit for Steve Jackson Games . The company’s latest Report to the Stakeholders reveals that these mid-year releases already account for 8.4...

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  • Catan GmbH Takes Down Island Settlers Android App

    A guy named Neil has taken down his Android game with the same game play as Settlers of Catan after facing a legal threat from Catan GmbH. ( source ) The legal threat explicitly notes that...

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  • Board Game “Addiction” Article in China Daily

    Writing for the China Daily, Zhou Wenting becomes the first journalist that I know of to claim a surge in board game “addiction” among children. Yeeha, board gamers have finally joined a club whose membership previously...

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  • If I Were President

    Apparently self-published by Gail Thornton, If I Were President is a debating game. Players pick a card with a presidential challenge (such as “Your VP just yelled at the Russian VP during peace talks”) and must...

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  • Table Length Space Maps

    CorSec Engineering has moved on from $2.50 magnetic mounts to $150 7-foot fabric tablecloths depicting outer space or a top-down ocean view. They come in several patterns, with or without hex or square grids.

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  • Inside the Automatic Mahjong Table

    Here it is in action (from Florida’s Versatile Machinery ): The pieces have magnets in them. The table comes with two sets of mahjong tiles and can be programmed for forty styles of Mahjong play. $850...

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  • Checkers With Football Helmets

    According to source, part-time inventor James Pickett has spent 17 years trying to sue somebody – anybody – in order to claim his reward for having invented using little football helmets in place of Checker pieces....

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  • The Ashcroft House: Card Stock Model and AD&D 2E Module

    The Ashcroft House by Buddy Epling of Rook Stone is an elaborate card stock haunted house at 1/64th scale for 25 mm minis. The delivery is print-and-play instructions on CD, including the house, outbuildings, fence, over...

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  • Stratego

    Spin Master is by no means giving up on the mass collectible market, but they did confirm at the show their strong interest in traditional board games . The company’s plans include both extending existing brands...

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