Jorge Meza

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The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Zendo as a tool for teaching the scientific method

Though I have a near-psychotic obsession with games and game design, I’m also dimly aware games are mostly idle pastimes. I wish it weren’t so, …

A Guide to A-wings

TOKAIDO - COLLECTOR'S EDITION

Hi everyone,<p>Just a quick and IMPORTANT reminder that you <b>MUST directly add the shipping rate to your pledge level</b>. For instance if you live in Canada …

The Board Game Family in the News - The Board Game Family

Our family was referenced in a news article this week that’s put big smiles on our faces!<p>We were pleasantly surprised to see us mentioned in The …

The Strange Beauty Of Bioluminescent Fish

The new book Fire in the Sea brings one eccentric marine biologist's paintings out of obscurity.<p>David McKee, a retired biology professor from Texas A&M University, never got the chance to talk to Henry Compton about his art. Compton, an eccentric marine biologist and local fishing pier manager, …

Will digital board games replace the physical?

Which version should we play?<p>With the rise of everything digital, are physical board games on the way out?<p>Can digital board games deliver the same …

Descent Journeys in the Dark - Jam Packed

I finished a project this week that was a lot of fun for me. Since it involved foamcore cutting and gluing it seemed like a kid’s school project …

The Geek Weekly Issue #1 | The Geek Weekly

Welcome to the first <b>The Geek Weekly(TGW)</b>, a weekly roundup of interesting things happening on BoardGameGeek.com. Every day hundreds of comments and …

Board Games

The Man Who Built Catan

In the eighties, Klaus Teuber was working as a dental technician outside the industrial city of Darmstadt, Germany. He was unhappy. “I had many problems with the company and the profession,” he told me. He started designing elaborate board games in his basement workshop. “I developed games to …

West Coast apocalypse: How “earthquake storms” could devastate California

<b>The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, in the vicinity of Post St. and Grant Ave. (Wikimedia/photo tinting by Salon)</b><p>A major earthquake wouldn’t just be disastrous in its own right — it could trigger an even deadlier chain reaction<p>John Dvorak<p>February 15, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Earthquake …

The psychology of video game addiction

"I would not inflict this game upon anyone" was the testimony of a gamer codenamed Leo as he looked into the camera, his left cheek illuminated, …

Submitting 103: Stuff you don't want to get caught doing | Playtesting

Image: ilco/SXC<p>Welcome, dear hopefuls and hopefully soon to be published brand name designers, to the third installment of our "Pitching for Dummies" …

College & University

How Valve created the Steam Controller

During a talk from Steam Dev Days, Valve's Eric Hope detailed how the developer conceptualized, experimented with and created its Steam Controller.<p>According to Hope, the controller had to be capable of supporting play for everything in the Steam catalogue and comfortable enough for the living room. …

Spartacus Legends preview The bloodiest history lesson imaginable

It was only a matter of time: Spartacus, the hit show on Starz, is getting a full game proper in the form of Spartacus Legends thanks to Ubisoft …