Keyforge is a big new card game where every $40 starter set contains randomised cards, meaning no two players will have the same experience. Publishers Fantasy Flight say this results in “104 septillion possible deck combinations”, which might explain why some of the first batch contained some words they maybe…
Architects of the West Kingdom is what you get when a designer takes a very good board game they’ve already made and figures, you know what, I’ll now do something similar, only better.
The haunted-mansion horror game Betrayal at House on the Hill is an easy, irresistible pitch for board gamers: You explore a mansion, creepy stuff happens, you unearth possessed items, then somebody turns evil and y’all have to kill them or something. Last week, publisher Avalon Hill released Betrayal Legacy, a…
New Zealand’s Nigel Richards, 51, has won his fourth Scrabble World Championship after beating American Jesse Day in this year’s final. His very first word went for 100 points.
Four years after its last update, the official Merriam-Webster Scrabble Dictionary is having around 300 new words added to the ranks.
Periodic: A Game of The Elements is a new science board game where the board is literally the periodic table of elements. It’s up on Kickstarter now and has already blown past its funding goal.
In 2014, there was an Assassin’s Creed board game that wasn’t that great. In 2018, there’s a new one that will hopefully be a lot better.
Monopoly is a board game that regularly ends with you cursing out your family. In the upcoming Fortnite edition, which leaked earlier today and was later confirmed by Epic Games, at least you’ll be able to take them out until you’re the last one standing.
Captain Sonar is a board game about submarines, but it’s also so much more than that.
Guild Master is an upcoming fantasy board game where, instead of playing the hero, you’re playing the guys handing out the quests and contracts.
Flamme Rouge is a game about early 20th- century bicycle races, and I promise you, it is a lot more fun than that sounds.
All I remember about licensed board games as a kid was that they were usually cheap, terrible cash-grabs. Things are much better for the youth of today.
An original, unopened box of 1999 First Edition Pokémon cards has sold at auction in the US for the staggering price of $56,000.
If there’s one thing repeated Kickstarter successes have proven, it’s that board gamers love little plastic miniatures. And if there’s one thing they love more than little plastic miniatures, it’s bigger plastic miniatures.
Gloomhaven, a very very long and popular board game, is getting a digital adaptation sometime next year.
Dungeons and Doggies is a miniature release from Animal Adventures that lets anyone who plays D&D—and wants to go on quests with very good boys—have some cute dogs join their party.
Pandemic has been one of the biggest board games on the planet since its release in 2008, so to celebrate its 10th birthday its getting re-released in a big metal box that’s full of new cards and miniatures.