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Fan Creates Beautiful Fire Emblem Board Game

<i>Fire Emblem Heroes</i> is a successful money sink/mobile video game for Nintendo. It’s not available as an official board game, though, which is where …

Board Games

Zombie Survival Game Dead of Winter Is So Scary I'd Rather Die Than Play It Again

I was about an hour into zombie horror board game <i>Dead of Winter</i> when I gave up all hope of ever being happy again. My players were surrounded by the …

‘Outbreak: Undead’ Lets You Roleplay Your Own Zombie Survival Story

Everybody has one. After years of zombie movies, zombie shows, zombie comics, zombie runs, zombie barcrawls and zombie games, everyone should have a …

Board Games

Tutorial: How to Easily Paint Convincing Rust Effects For Your Miniatures

Let’s start off by being clear: this is a two step tutorial. The first step is to mix pigments with a medium. And no, they’re not hard to find …

Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition Review – The Next Generation

Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition Review<p>When Halcyon 6 first showed its intent on Kickstarter back in 2015, it pitched a product that looked to bring …

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Into the Black: Boarding Party Semi-Cooperative Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Yarr arr yarr! You know, pirates aren’t just on the seven seas. As we’ve reached out into the stars, the swashbucklers have followed. In <i>Into the</i> …

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Gateway Games From a Guru

The board game industry is huge, and it has been growing consistently for the last two decades. Since the dawn of time, mankind has created 60-70,000 …

Board Games

Lenovo’s first augmented-reality glasses are a 'Star Wars' exclusive

Compared to virtual reality, augmented reality has been slow to take off. Sure, phone-based augmented reality is getting a bit of a boost right now -- Apple and Google are certainly investing in it -- but there's still a dearth of commercially available headsets. Devices like HoloLens and the Meta …

This handcrafted 'Jumanji' board is a perfect replica of the iconic game

Take away all the magically summoned wild animals tearing apart your home, and you'll find the board game from <i>Jumanji</i> is actually pretty cool. So …

Top Of The Table – The Games Of Gen Con 2017

Photosynthesis<br>Publisher: Asmodee/Blue Orange<p>One of the biggest surprises of this year’s show, Photosynthesis is no more and no less than what it …

Board Games

Apocrypha is a card game and tabletop RPG in one box (correction)

Designer Mike Selinker aims to help bring new roleplayers into the hobby<p>The apocalypse is coming. Supernatural creatures have crept into our world to destroy everything. The problem is that only you can see them, which means only you can stop them. Why? You’re not entirely sure — if only you didn’t …

CelebriD&D with John Bradley – Attack the Cyclops!

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Before 'Paper Mario' There Was Cardboard Mario and Tabletop Zelda

Game researcher Nathan Altice looks at the fascinating history of NES board games.<p>It's been said that we're in the midst of a board game renaissance. The sales of hobby board games, by which I mean games more complicated than <i>Sorry!</i> or <i>Monopoly</i>, grew by 21% last year, and it doesn't seem like things …

Board Games

How to build an amazing board game collection for $10!

<b>Quinns</b>: Ladies, gentlemen, non-binary folks, and anyone else who's left a comment over the last six years along the lines of "ARRRGH STOP MAKING ME …

Board Games

Review Roundup

Well, it’s almost like the week is getting back on schedule, even though it’s Saturday. I woke up. I got groceries. I’m now typing up the Review …

Board Games

Dune: Spice and sandworms power one of the great “lost” board games | Ars Technica

How does the legendary-but-lost game Dune hold up today?<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board …

Board Games

An A.I. created new Dungeons and Dragons spells.

Imagine this: You are a skilled sorcerer, part of a mighty group of adventurers exploring an ancient catacomb. You and your allies have hacked and …

Board Games

The End Of The World: Zombie Apocalypse - Fantasy Flight Games | The End of the World

Enter the end times with <i>Zombie Apocalypse</i>, the first book in <i>The End of the World</i> roleplaying line! The dead rise and stalk the earth, hungry for the …

13 great board games for your next date night

The couple that plays together stays together, right? But when you’ve had enough of screaming at each other over <i>Mario Kart</i> matches, maybe it’s time …

So I made a Harry Potter themed D&D campaign…

So, usually around Christmas time, my family and I play a lot of games – card games, board games, party games, and even on occasion, RPG type games. …

Harry Potter

Board Game Gift Guide 2016

Welcome to BoardGameGeek! We are a worldwide community of folks who love board games. We've put our heads together to make a gift guide that covers …

Board Games

80 Board Game Gift Ideas

Board game gifts can be extremely popular during the holiday season due to their playful, collaborative and educational elements.<p>'The Period Game' …

Make Your D&D Characters Easier To Manage With These Online Resources

The internet is a central part of modern life. We shop there, we talk there and we watch cat videos there. Many <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> players play there, …

5x Video and 5x Tabletop - 10 Awesome New Gaming Projects on Kickstarter This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p><b>VIDEOGAMES</b><p>Mystical colossal creatures roam the savannah…<p>“Chess meets <i>Zelda</i>.” Sure, why not?<p>Ending soon! A stylish French …

Ars Cardboard’s 2016 board game gift guide | Ars Technica

Get ready to open your wallets!<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games. Check out our complete board gaming coverage at …

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15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …

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Student animation achieves a 2D look using 3D software

Supinfocom students are no strangers to Creative Bloq and 3D World – in the past we've featured some impressive shorts from this top French school – …

The best board games for the kids, and parents, on your shopping list

Start ‘em young with these fantastic titles<p>The holiday shopping season is upon us, and that means the children in your life are about to be inundated with new toys. For parents, that means work. Time to clean out the toy bin and, in the dark of night, squirrel away the bottom few layers into a …

How To Play: Potion Explosion

Welcome to your first step in winning your next board game night. Our very own Ivan Van Norman is here to help you set up that beautiful board game …