• Solitaire Chess and Other Thinkfun Puzzle Board Games

    The puzzle board game genre is defined by Thinkfun ‘s game Rush Hour : a board, a few simple geometric pieces, 40 or 50 cards indicating the starting positions for one puzzle, and the object is...

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  • Pow! Wham! Bang! Story Conventions In Pulp

    This article is being co-written by Blair Ramage, with whom I co-referee a Pulp Hero campaign. Although it started as a single item, it has grown so substantially that it has become necessary to split it...

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  • Mattel Games Divisions up 27% in 2010

    Mattel reported an increase in 2010 sales for their games divisions, including Radica electronic games and other games and puzzles. Sales were up 12% worldwide in Q4 2010, and 27% for all of 2010. ( info...

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  • NPD: US Games Down 9% in 2010; Lego: UK Players Fight Over Games

    According to market research group NPD, game and puzzle sales were down 9% in 2010 compared to 2009. ( source ) In other news, a Lego Games survey indicates that half of the people in the...

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  • NPD: US Games Down 9% in 2010; Lego: UK Players Fight Over Games

    According to market research group NPD, game and puzzle sales were down 9% in 2010 compared to 2009. ( source ) In other news, a Lego Games survey indicates that half of the people in the...

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  • Tilt

    Tilt is a Rush Hour-like puzzle game with sliding pieces. Unlike Rush Hour where you slide the pieces by hand, in Tilt you tilt the board so that all the pieces slide as far as they...

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  • World Building Part 6 – Get Smart, Get Sneaky

    Tweet There is something my mama always used to tell me, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  It has been said before, but I will say it again.  Steal EVERYTHING.  I don’t mean that you...

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  • World Building Part 6 – Get Smart, Get Sneaky

    Tweet There is something my mama always used to tell me, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  It has been said before, but I will say it again.  Steal EVERYTHING.  I don’t mean that you...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • World Building Part 6 – Get Smart, Get Sneaky

    Tweet There is something my mama always used to tell me, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  It has been said before, but I will say it again.  Steal EVERYTHING.  I don’t mean that you...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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