Category: board games

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A saint among us (Dan Adams a.k.a. paramesis on Board Game Geek) decided to feed an artificial intelligence 17,000 game titles and see what kinds of game titles it would generate. What started originally as a discussion thread of a human-curated list of the funniest titles pulled from hundreds…

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“Do you want to play a board game about a man in the final days of his life? We’ll play nurses who don’t have sufficient resources to provide both palliative and medical care. Also, he might die while we’re playing.” That is a tough sell on board game night. Many of …

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Fantasy Flight Games is creating some noise. When they announced the concept of their “Unique Game” line it provoked a wild range of emotions. The idea is that each copy of these particular games will be completely unique and utterly your own. So that box sitting on your shelf offers…

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Tabletop games, like video games, don’t generally make good movies. In fact, it’s easier to adapt a movie into a board game. Still, that hasn’t stopped Hollywood from trying, however. So, today, we’re ranking the few attempts that have been made to put board games to …

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Some board games require a good chunk of tabletop real estate, forcing you and your fellow gamers to keep your elbows far from the table. And the balancing act you’ll perform with your snacks and drinks can be quite precarious as you flip cards and roll dice.
On your next game night,…

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It’s difficult to write about Warhammer Quest and not billow reverence towards the 1995 OG release. But we’re not going to do that here. Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress stands alone. This is the best iteration of the system and it arrives wielding boltgun and power claw.
While…

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Try to imagine, if you can, the far-off future of 2009. A time where, as soon as the sun sets, all those corporate suits come out of their high-rise offices and down into the glowing city streets. Your streets. They want your product, to party in your clubs, to feel alive even if it kills them….

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Played for centuries, abstract games like chess has long been the abstract game of choice for millions of people worldwide. While none of us are going to be the next Garry Kasparov or Maurice Ashley, many of us have at least tried to play this classic game at some point. Today’s board games of…