At one point in your life, you’ve probably played Monopoly. If want to learn how to ruin the game so that you and your friends will never want to play again, here’s how.
There have been several ad hoc board game discounts over the last several days, but Amazon just rolled double sixes with this massive Gold Box deal.
Pandemic Legacy is an excellent new board game that physically changes every time you play.
Imperial Assault is a board game that was released in late 2014. I only got around to playing it over the weekend, and I already count those months between as wasted.
In the board game world, Monopoly has undergone more facelifts over the past few decades than an aging movie star. But now, after going mostly unchanged for over 50 years, it’s time for Risk to finally get some fresh paint, polish, and redesigned game tokens.
Cards Against Humanity is the most popular game we’ve ever posted, and it never goes on sale. Hell, on Black Friday last year, they actually raised the game’s price by $5. Today only though, Amazon is taking 20% off the base game and all of its expansion packs, while supplies last.
If you somehow haven’t played Settlers of Catan yet, all you need to know is that it’s basically the board game, perfected. And today, you can add the 5th edition to your game cabinet for just $36, the lowest price Amazon’s ever offered.
In the board game world, the North American convention season is mostly over. Gen Con saw a unique attendance of almost 62,000 people and had slightly over 400 new games. The upcoming convention at Essen, Germany in October already has a list of almost 600 new games, and it is not done yet. With so many new games, how…
Like video games and comics, there’s a weirdness to what makes a board game rare and valuable. Sometimes it’s quality! Sometimes it’s scarcity. Sometimes it’s simply, well, weirdness.
As Redditor KongoBoom discovered, one way of passing time until Fallout 4’s release is designing a New Vegas Monopoly board. A physical version of the set is in the works, with NCR, Legion and Pre-war money used as currency instead of caps. There’s higher-res pics of the board and some cards below. (via Polygon)
The oldest toy I own is a board game called Careers. It’s set 14 years before Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969, yet it includes a moon expedition mission. It’s a curious artifact — a look into a previous generation’s dreams and ambitions, when space exploration was still an unknown intangible. Our dreams, however,…
Nigel Richards, a God amongst mortals on the Scrabble tournament scene, has outdone himself this time: he’s won the French version of the Scrabble world champs without speaking a word of French.
Playing board games is a whole lot of fun, but some of the more difficult and complex games can actually help you learn things, too. Whether you’re trying to speed up your math skills or become a stronger negotiator, here are a few skills you can build (and the games that help you build them).
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Outside of work hours (or work assignments), I'm finding myself playing as many board games as I am video games these days. I'd long assumed the reasons for this was the obvious: that sitting around a table, beer in hand, was an infinitely more social experience than sitting on my couch shouting at strangers (if I was…
In her book The Monopolists, Mary Pilon explores the secret origins of the game Monopoly, which begin with Lizzie Magie, a forgotten feminist who patented her Landlord's Game in 1904—not, as many think, a man during the Great Depression.