Articles tagged board games

‘Star Trek’: Where Have All the Starships Gone?

After the events of 9/11, many Star Trek fan clubs and online role playing ships disappeared from view. How do I know? I was one of the people in those communities.

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‘Posthuman’ Examines the Tension Between Competition and Co-operation

Posthuman suggests that if a player can't win, then they can damn well make sure that everyone (not no one) wins.

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Watching People Play: An Introduction to Board Game Videography

Doug Mann offers a brief introduction to the best video reviews and playthroughs of board games available on YouTube and Vimeo.

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14 Jan 2016 // 6:29 AM

In Defense of Board Games

Board games show us a path out of our addiction to the on-screen desert of gaming by making the real world a tactile oasis for entertainment. You’re playing against people, not code and you might even learn some history, biology, or economics while you're at it.

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Getting Physical with Board Games

It’s easy to underplay the “board” part of a board game as merely serving as the boundaries of a game rather than as a fundamental part of a game's design.

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Modern board games emphasize cooperation over crushing opponents

Quietly, stealthily, board games have undergone subtle and significant changes. The games many baby boomers grew up on, the megalomaniac bankruptcy of Monopoly and the

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Glenn McDonald's coverage of GenCon continues...

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Glenn McDonald reports from day one of GenCon, Gary Gygax's annual tabletop and board game convention.

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7 May 2008 // 9:00 PM

Hurry Up Hedgehog!

Azmol Meah takes on the UK-exclusive Hurry Up Hedgehog! for the Nintendo DS. He doesn't hold back.

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'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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