• Plants vs Zombies is Coming to a Board Near You

    That’s right! The game that’s taken just about every electronic device by storm is now on it’s way to becoming a board game. Screenlife Games has gotten the license to create the official Plants vs Zombies...

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  • Purple Parlay—Game Inserts

    This week’s parlay is one that deals with a curiosity of mine. What do you do with the cardboard inserts that come in your game boxes? Do you leave them in? Throw them out? Store them someplace else?...

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  • Discworld Board Games

    This summer Z-Man Games will be publishing the board game Guards! Guards! , designed by Leonard Boyd & David Brashaw (aka Backspindle Games). Details about the theme and game-play are available at source. But wait. Treefrog...

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  • Monsterpocalypse Moving to Non-Collectible Format

    Future releases of Privateer Press’ collectible pre-painted miniature game Monsterpocalypse will not be in collectible format. Last October they released a Two-Player Battle Box , and the first expansion to this, planned for this summer –...

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  • Magnetic Crokinole

    At first it doesn’t look like much, but as the video goes on you start to see the effects of the magnetic pieces and virtual posts. I’m still not sure I get exactly how the board...

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  • Game Bandit—David’s at the NY Toy Fair Edition

    While David’s away at the NY Toy Fair gathering several thousand future posts, I think I’ll co-opt his feature title. Days of Wonder will award $10,000 to someone who draws them a map. ( source )...

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  • Paper Money #44: Should You Attend NY Toy Fair?

    The guys talk some news (toy fair), some listener mail (toy fair), and about a certain show in New York this week (toy fair). That said, they also cover a fair amount of other topics including...

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  • 24 Hour RPG Movie Mashup Competition

    Two movies. 24 Hours. 1 new RPG. Think you can do that? The 2011 24 Hour RPG Movie Mashup Competition , hosted by 1KM1KT , is challenging anyone to pick 2 movies from their list of...

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  • 1989 Scientific American: Tinkertoy Machine Plays Tic Tac Toe

    In a 1989 Scientific American article , professor and mathematician A. K. Dewdney describes a completely non-electronic Tinkertoy machine that could play Tic Tac Toe.

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  • Hasbro’s Motion Vision Play: Monopoly and Battleship Live

    Hasbro will be adding an infrared motion detection and control system (“Motion Vision Play”) to various board games this year, including Monopoly and Battleship. The tower not only tracks player resources, such as money and...

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