• It’s Christmas So You’re Not Reading this Post Roundup

    Chess Male chess players adopt riskier strategies when playing against more attractive women. ( source ) India sets world record in number of simultaneous Chess players in one location: 22,480. ( source ) Obset: The Chess...

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  • Submarine Warfare

    Compass Games has begun shipping three new products, Storming the Reich, Imperial Japanese Navy, and Steel Wolves. Storming the Reich is a hex-and-counter war game about the Allied campaign to liberate Western Europe. The latter two,...

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  • Dominion Storage

    By now, with the base game, four expansions, and various promotional decks, you’ll have five boxes and about 1,800 cards of Dominion . That’s a lot to manage, particularly if you’re carrying it away from home....

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  • Some History on Sexism in Games

    Sexism in games was such a hot topic the other day, I thought I’d point you to some history on the subject. At Global Toy News, Chris Bensch of the National Museum of Play shows how...

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  • OSR News from The Underdark Gazette

    So many games, so much news. If you’re a fan of the so-called Old School games—like OSRIC or Swords & Wizardry, or better yet, the original AD&D or Chainmail—then I’d like to recommend you follow The...

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  • The Top 10 Strangest Games of 2010

    These are games we’ve encountered with unusually weird themes or mechanics in 2010. See games for 2009 , 2008 , 2007 , 2006 , 2005 . The list is in alphabetical order. Barbarossa : A deck...

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  • Purple Parlay—Other Gaming

    First off, sorry for the lack of Parlay last week. I was in Florida enjoying some time with the family. Butterbeer rules! Anyway, today I’m curious about what you play your other games on. That is,...

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  • Purple Parlay—Other Gaming

    First off, sorry for the lack of Parlay last week. I was in Florida enjoying some time with the family. Butterbeer rules! Anyway, today I’m curious about what you play your other games on. That is,...

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  • Game Bandit—Mini Edition

    Dave Graffam Models’ print-and-assemble 3D miniature buildings are 30% off. Spin Master is running a Bakugan Coloring Contest for three mystery prizes. At Brigade Models , Aeronef, starships, Land Ironclads, 15mm and 6mm tanks, Iron Stars,...

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  • Try Not to Scare the Public, Will You?

    Someone dumped a case of fantasy war gaming pieces in a suitcase into the trash in New London, CT. The outside of the case apparently contained a “threatening message”, probably something about war and victory (the...

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