Articles tagged board games

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 // 7:29 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 // 10:00 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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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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