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Size Doesn’t Matter: 5 Small Box Games That Deliver Big Fun

Although small box games typically offer lighter gaming fare, today’s titles can provide a deep, satisfying main dish of tabletop action. From …

Board Games

Prepare to Die And Play Again With Dark Souls: The Board Game

Praise the sun and pass the battle axe. We’re taking on the worst creatures to ever come stumbling out of the fog. Be brave, my hollow heroes. Enter …

Board Games

Best board games 2018: Our pick of the best board and card games for players aged 8 to 80

Fancy a change from Cluedo and Monopoly? Try something new with our pick of the best board games you can buy<p>Board games have seen something of a …

“Unpaywall” Is New Tool For Accessing Research Papers For Free

As anyone who has tried to pursue even a little bit of academic research can attest, publishers charge an arm-and-a-leg to access studies if you are …

Why We Played Gloomhaven For 30 Hours And Still Want More

If games can achieve the status of art, then as Indiana said, <i>Gloomhaven</i> belongs in a museum. This is a masterful design that offers an altogether new …

Talisman: Digital Edition Review – A Deep & Engaging Board Game

Talisman: Digital Edition Review<p>Talisman has been around for over 30 years, but there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of it. Though beloved amongst …

Board Games

5 Cooperative Games to Play With Adults Who Hate to Lose

Nobody likes to lose. An ungracious loser can put a damper on any game night, especially International Tabletop Day. Having a common goal for the …

The board hoard: your monthly guide to the best new board games

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best new tabletop games. This month we’re expressing our artistic flair through classical Japanese painting, engaging in audacious competitive boasting competitions and running amok in an anything-goes futuristic gunfight.<p>Adrenaline<p><b>3-5 players, 30-60 minutes,</b> …

HandBrake, the ultimate video format converter, finally out of beta after 13 years

It’s common practice for apps to launch first in beta-test format for a few weeks or months, to allow early users to provide feedback before the official release. Video conversion utility HandBrake must, though, have set a new record: after 13 years in beta, the app has finally officially launched …

Game on! The best board games of 2016

Here's what hit our tabletops most in 2016.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games. Check out our complete board gaming coverage …

10 gin cocktails you can make in minutes

Gin is more popular than ever, so it’s a good time to learn some simple serving options to take it to another dimension altogether. You don’t need …

Top 10 Ways to Speed Up Old Technology

Even if you are building a brand new computer, odds are you have some old gear around the house you’d like to get as much life out of as possible. …

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Insurrection – the board game? Bloc by Bloc brings uprising to your living room

Bloc by Bloc pits players against the authorities and aims to use a classic board game format to show the impact of gentrification and the power of protest<p>In Oakland’s commercial district, a diverse coalition of insurgents relieve shops of goods and light storefronts ablaze. Newly flush with fancy …

Three Totally Unique Games You Need to Experience

Lots of great games – even some of the best – fall into clear categories. Worker placement, trick-taking, auction games. Sure, they bring their own …

Bizarre Horror Board Game on Track To Become Biggest Kickstarter of All Time

A Kickstarter for the reprint of a fantasy-horror board game called <i>Kingdom Death: Monster</i> has raised nearly $5 million dollars since launching …

SeaFall review: Hotly anticipated board game is a work of flawed genius

Massive hype, strong backlash—this Pandemic Legacy follow-up has made big waves.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games. Check …

Video games make the latest board games so much more exciting

While video games were evolving from <i>Pong</i> to <i>Pac-Man</i> to <i>Pikmin</i>, board game designers weren’t sitting idly by playing <i>Monopoly</i> or rolling <i>Yahtzee</i> dice. …

Two Player Versions Better than the Original

A successful game often breeds spinoffs. Dice versions, card game versions, and so on. It’s not uncommon to take a multi-player game and shift it …

6 killer board games that bring horror to your tabletop

Fall isn’t just for pumpkin spice lattes. As the shadows get longer and the autumn air bites at our skin, it’s the perfect time for us to embrace …

The board hoard: your guide to the best new board games

Welcome to the October edition of our guide to the world of board games. Every month, we aim to help you find new tabletop treasures. This time we’re expressing our artistic soul, stumbling through foggy valleys, engaging in international espionage and indulging in a spot of upmarket interior …

Two Player Starter Set for Guild Ball Coming Soon

Two Player Starter Set for Guild Ball Coming Soon<p>/ October 7, 2016 at 1:05 PM / Tabletop Games, Tabletop News<p>In a recent email announcement, tabletop …

The Absolute Best Board Games (if you have five players)

Sometimes a game supposedly works for a wide range of players. But, after a few plays, you find that it works best with a particular number. It has a …

Three Board Games Worth Your Entire Saturday Afternoon

One of the less fun experiences in board gaming is a title that simply won’t end. We’ve all gathered around a seemingly eternal game of <i>Talisman</i>, or …

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There’s a Dog Version of Airbnb, Uber and Pretty Much Every Other Service You Use

You may have heard of Casper, the flashy startup that’s been credited with “waking up” the sleepy mattress industry by selling direct-to-consumer. …