Board Games

The Best In Tabletop 2017 – Sagrada

<i>We’ve been lucky in 2017, with amazing games hitting store shelves and our tables. We saw some of our favorite developers hit the shelves yet again</i> …

Geek

8 Great Board Games To Give And Receive in 2017

Take it from me: the board game fanatic on your list already has Monopoly and Settlers of Catan. If you’re going to give games this year, it’s time to think outside the box.<p>I’ve been lucky enough to test out some recent new titles before they reach most board gamers’ living room shelf. Here are …

Exploding Kittens

Collectible card games have just become even geekier, by adding blockchain

You may have forgotten all about this or are young enough to not even remember, but back in the early 90’s, collectible cards were all the rage.<p>Over the past few decades, many of these collectible cards have shown to be a viable investment, with some of them increasing in value exponentially since …

Bitcoin

Cult of the Old: Collecting Vintage Games

I have always had an affinity to the collection of older things. My Dad is a big collector of a number of different items, including hockey cards, …

Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate Review

Betrayal at House on the Hill (BHH) has been a cult favorite board game of mine going back to the first edition in 2004. This was the first …

RPGs

Best Christmas party games for adults and kids including board games to play on Christmas day

What better way to make the most of time off with your loved ones than playing games together.<p>Or if your family and friends are boardgame lovers - …

Christmas

JetBlue Will Sell A $20 Board Game, With Free Round Trip Ticket Included...

Seriously. No tricks.<p>Call it a do over, or just call it an exciting offer. Either way, there’s a $20 board game launching, complete with free airline …

JetBlue

Scorpion Masque Releasing Decrypto Next Year

Scorpion Masque will be coming out with Decrypto next year. It puts you and your team against an oponent’s team as you try and pass hidden messages …

Technology

This Free “Teacher Life” Card Game Is The Perfect Holiday Gift for Your BFF

If you’re looking for a coworker gift, we’ve got all the heart eyes for our free printable Teacher Life card game! 😍 This fun party game nails …

Ironwatch Announces Release of Mawbeast Madness

Ironwatch might’ve started out as a fan magazine for Mantic’s games, but they’ve since branched out. In this instance, they’re announced their second …

Shahrazad and The Lost Expedition Giveaway

As everyone knows, we are in the holiday season of giving. And as the year wraps up, we figured there’s still time for one more board game …

Announcing the GeekDad 2017 Tabletop Game of the Year - GeekDad

A couple of weeks ago, we announced our finalists for the Tabletop Game of the Year. There were a lot of great games in the group and a game, we …

Savings on retro board games and other deals happening today

The low-down on the day's best discounts.<p>For more deals and product chatter, check out our exclusive Facebook group.<p>Buy Now!<p>Today only, Amazon has some great deals on TVs, laptops, and other tech items for your home, like this 50-inch Smart LED Samsung TV for $379 or this TP-Link long range Wi-Fi …

Shopping

Register Now For A Free 3rd Edition Rulebook For Dystopian Wars

Warcradle Studios has taken over production for the Dystopian Wars line. If you’re a fan of the game, or perhaps looking to see what the new company …

Dystopia

Loot boxes and in-app purchases: A necessary evil or the scourge of the gaming world?

It's time we talk about micro-transactions in video games.<p>You may have read about the controversy surrounding loot boxes and micro-transactions in …

Android News

Krampus Knocked! Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Pretty much everyone knows about Santa’s Naughty and Nice lists. If you’re on the Nice list, you get presents. If you’re on the Naughty list, you get …

naughty

Podcast Roundup

Hello, Tuesday. Glad to see you. How’re things going with you?<br>It’s sort of that mid-December thing where Thanksgiving’s a couple weeks past, but …

Batman: Arkham

Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn Review

Designing board games is a challenging business. It has the same risk as movie production, albeit at a dramatically smaller scale. However, the need …

Fantasy Flight Games

How To Play: Eschaton

<i>Game the Game is Geek & Sundry’s tabletop board game show that airs every Wednesday starting at</i> 4PM <i>PT on Twitch and Alpha. Join host Becca Scott as</i> …

Geek

Hearthstone has become a $400 a year game

Don’t expect costs to come down for hardcore players<p>Blizzard released <i>Kobolds and Catacombs</i>, its latest expansion for <i>Hearthstone</i>, on Dec. 7. The expansion adds 135 new cards to the game, and brings some interesting deck possibilities into the mix, but players are getting frustrated with the …

Activision Blizzard

2017 Holiday Nerdy Gift Ideas for Roleplaying Gamers

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time for this year’s gift suggestions for the nerdy gamers in your life. Whether you’re a Game Master of …

RPGs

Dreidel: A seemingly dumb game that contains the moral world in miniature

Superficially, dreidel appears to be a simple game of luck, and a badly designed game at that. It lacks balance, clarity, and (apparently) meaningful strategic choice. From this perspective, its prominence in the modern Hannukah tradition is puzzling. Why encourage children to spend a holy evening …

Pick up new board games in Amazon Gold Box from $6: Monopoly, Twister, much more

Today only, as a part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is taking <b>up to 40% off</b> a wide range of Kids’ and Retro Games. The deals start at just over <b>$6</b> and free shipping is available for Prime members or in orders of $25+. You’ll find a number of notable deals in this sale and we’ve listed our …

Amazon

Review: Winter Thunder: The Battle of the Bulge from Tiny Battle Publishing

As we approach the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, I wanted to share my thoughts on one of its many games. <i>Winter Thunder</i> is a …

Military History

Calculated Risk: NHLers Turn to Classic Game for Entertainment on the Road

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The rhythms of the road can grow tedious for any NHL player, between bus rides and plane flights and endless afternoons cooped in …

NHL

Bloxels Star Wars video game review: The perfect gift for the Jedi or Sith on your list

Photo: Sandy Perez/Bloxels Star Wars<p>Photo: Sandy Perez/Bloxels Star Wars<p>Just in time for the holidays (and the release of the highly anticipated Star …

Entertainment

JetBlue Game Offers Free Ticket on Amazon.com, Faces Immediate Backlash

JetBlue attempted a cool PR move this morning by launching its own board game on Amazon.com. The idea is that you and other players gather pieces …

JetBlue

Blizzard Talks About Hearthstone's Kobolds, Catacombs, Randomness, and Reddit

<i>Kobolds and Catacombs is the newest expansion for Blizzard's Hearthstone. Along with new cards, it introduces Dungeon Run, a single-player, roguelike mode that doesn't require you to bring your own deck--you build it from cards given to you throughout the adventure.</i><p><i>We spoke to longtime Hearthstone</i> …

Gaming

Designing Portalcraft's Artifacts, Puppets and Resonance

Cygames has some very big plans in store for Shadowverse at the tail end of 2017. On December 28, the game is going to change irrevocably, with the …

Gaming

Late Pledges Available For Museum Rush

We’ve all been behind and missed a deadline before. Try as we might, sometimes it happens. Life, uh, gets in the way. But, hopefully, that doesn’t …

Miniature