Matt Wolff

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Roll the dice: Gaming goes face-to-face on TableTop Day

Challenge friends to a round of your favorite board game or RPG for International TableTop Day. Wil Wheaton, Geek & Sundry founder Felicia Day, and other celebs explain why tabletop gaming is so fun.<p>Get ready to dust off that old Monopoly box or relive your love of magic and mayhem courtesy of …

Board Games

Monopoly Killer: Perfect German Board Game Redefines Genre

One German genius has engineered a faster, smarter board game. *<br>Photo: Baerbel Schmidt * <b>In 1991, Klaus Teuber</b> was well on his way to becoming one of …

Abandoned Malls Look Like Sad, Empty Video Games

There's a Facebok group called Dead Mall Enthusiasts. It's a fascinating collection of photos people have taken of abandoned malls across America. …

The Photography Of Ghost Towns

Sean O’Hagan wonders why we’re drawn to images of abandoned places:<p>[T]here are the images of cities or entire landscapes that have been deserted and …

Riding around Detroit's derelict Packard plant on a homemade dirt-bike

A reader writes, "In late October, we shot some video in Detroit's abandoned Packard plant. The reasons included, to test a motorcycle I built, and …

Canada’s abandoned structures are an urban explorer’s playground

Canada might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of urban exploration in North America... however, each province is home to the …

Bored Game: Dark Igloo creates perfectly scary 1980s board game. (VIDEO)

What, you didn’t have nightmares about board games during your 1980s childhood? Well the fine folks known as Dark Igloo clearly did—or at least they …

For All Your Awkward Dinner Party Needs, the Makers of Cards Against Humanity Made a New Sex-Themed Card Game

Things are about to get weird.<p>If you like card games, and you like imagining having threesomes with your friends, the makers of Cards Against Humanity have the perfect game for you!<p>I mean, of course they do. Given the racy nature (and major popularity) of Cards Against Humanity, it's no surprise …

Bored Game, A Parody Commercial for a Fake Mashup Board Game From the 1980 and 1990s

“<i>Never be bored again!</i>”<p>Brooklyn-based Dark Igloo and M ss ng P eces production company have created “Bored Game,” a magical parody commercial for a …

Beautiful ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Walkthrough Maps Illustrated by Jason Thompson

Artist Jason Thompson has created a beautiful series of <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> walkthrough maps. You can download each of the maps — with and without …

Abandoned and hidden tube stations beneath London.

Tom writes, "Subterranean London is a strange and fascinating world, a labyrinth of underground tunnels that range from Victorian sewers to wartime …

Abandoned Santa parks of the world

All around the world, there are abandoned Santa Claus parks -- Christmas-themed amusement parks that passed their prime and shut their gates. Atlas …

Kazakhstan's decaying Soviet space murals

Esquire Kazakhstan features photos of the country's decaying Soviet space murals, which do not have protected status, and are coming to bits. They're …

Siri Tries Her Hand At Dungeon Mastering Again in A Game Of Dungeons and Dragons

It’s been a couple of months since Nick Douglas introduced Siri to the world of <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>, and since then she’s gotten a lot better at …

Board Games

D&D with toddlers

Gygax Magazine has posted my article about playng D&D with your toddlers on their site; it describes how I came up with a stripped-down set of …

13 Games Based On Bands That You Won't Believe Actually Exist

This is what happens when musical acts like Aqua try to make board games.

Bands

More Than Monopoly: The Rise of the Modern Board Game Part I

Part I: An Introduction to Modern Board Gaming<p>When the term board game comes to mind, people often think of Monopoly, Risk, Clue, Candy Land and …

Board Games

Google and Abandoned NYC uncover the city's secrets with Field Trip app

Starting today, users of Field Trip for iOS, Android and Glass will be able to experience some of New York City's forgotten -- and occasionally creepy -- locations as Google's Niantic Labs brings Abandoned NYC's content to the app. Normally, Field Trip functions as a convenient mobile tour guide, …

Russia's decaying movie palaces

With more and more cinemas in Russia losing out to multiplexes, photographer Sergey Novikov sought to capture the old buildings in their new …

The Top 5 Board Games That Really Will Ruin Friendships

One piece of trivia orbits modern board gaming like a dark, sexy star. Someone who doesn't really play them will always have heard from their friend, …

Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City, A New Book on Urban Exploration

Photographer and researcher Bradley Garrett recounts his adventures in urban exploration in his new book, <i>Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City</i>. …

Cobble Hill Couple Launches New Board Game

First board game launched by Court Street couple.<p>Back in 2010, Creative Cobble Hill couple Sara Farber and Bryan Wilson decided to put their …

I Drank Eight Umbreons And Slept On The Kitchen Floor: Frozen Pokemon Themed Cocktails

This is a series of frozen Pokemon cocktails mixed by Tumblr-er Meow Purr Nom. They were inspired by Eevee and the eight different Pokemon it can …

Astounding game-tokens from Cthulhu Wars, the $1.4M kickstarted board-game

I'm the guest of honor this weekend at Fencon in Dallas, which is just getting started. One of the exhibitors is Cthulhu Wars, the Lovecraftian …

Zombie Cribbage, An Undead Version of the Classic Card Game

The Zombie Cribbage card game is an undead version ofclassic Cribbage created in the 17th century. This brainy game is available to purchase online …

Wood for Sheep: The Unauthorized Settlers Cookbook, Recipes Based on ‘Settlers of Catan’

<i>Wood for Sheep: The Unauthorized Settlers Cookbook</i> by Chris-Rachael Oseland of Kitchen Overlord is a cookbook full of recipes based on the board game</i> …

Abandoned House Is Straight Out Of A Horror Flick

There are few things as eerie as an abandoned house, even if there <i>aren't</i> any ghosts inside. And there may well be a ghost or two in this abandoned …

Star

Latest<p>Infinity War Has Made This Video Game Collectible's Price Jump, and Ties In With a Nod To Other Heroes<p>Avengers: Infinity War 2 hours …

Comics

Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and The People Who Play It

David Ewalt's Of Dice and Men is a wonderful, energetic and personal history of Dungeons and Dragons. Ewalt -- an editor and writer at <i>Forbes</i> magazine …