• Countdown to New York Toy Fair: An Inventor’s Perspective

    The following is a guest article by Kim Vandenbroucke. Kim is a professional game inventor (her latest published is Scattergories Categories) and she has agreed to take time out of her very busy schedule at this...

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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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  • Free Dresden Files RPG Adventure

    And no measly one page summary, either. Evil Hat is giving away a 25 page mystery adventure for the Dresden Files RPG, complete with seven premade but customizable characters and top-notch art and layout. Dresden Files...

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  • Pirate Fluxx – There is always room for more Fluxx

    The Team at Looney Labs (www.looneylabs.com) knows a good thing when they see one. And the Fluxx game system keeps giving us one good thing after another. Pirate Fluxx is the latest version to be added...

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  • Hyatt Hotels Offer You the Toy Box

    We’ve covered the occasional hotels with games before: hotels dedicated to tournaments, specialty hotels built around games, and even the occasional “board games” listed in a hotel brochure, which inevitably turns out to be Chess, Checkers,...

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  • Q-Bitz

    Q-bitz from MindWare is three games in one; either they couldn’t decided which game to make, or they decided to Cranium it up (Cranium is now a verb). It plays a bit like Tangrams. Each player...

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  • Paper Money #42: 2011 Predictions

    Happy New Year! We’re back with predictions for 2011 – ours and our listeners! (Be forewarned! We make up for skipping a show with an extra long 90 minute show this week.) Also, we talk about...

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  • Two New Games From Bananagrams: Fruitominoes and Zip-It

    Bananagrams has two new games: Fruitominoes : 28 Dominoes with fruit (coming soon) (image by Brian Jones Design ) Zip-It : Dice based, two-player crossword game ( source )

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  • Industry: Habsro, Video Games

    Hasbro says that revenue from 2010 was slightly less than expected, with disappointing December sales. Sales were up, just less than expected. ( source ) Meanwhile, according to NPD, video games, counting including new physical video...

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  • Gamemastering—A Free Book for GMs of All Sorts

    How would you like to read a book about being a GM? How would you like it if the book where free, and released under Creative Commons? Then Gamemastering is for you! Brian Jamison, a long...

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