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Thurm's 'Board Games' Winningly Merges Memoir and Cultural Criticism

Thurm's Board Games illustrates one of the charms of Avidly Reads, where a nonfiction author who is enthusiastic about their subject matter strives to maintain an even tone, here, their devotion for board games shines through.

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Learning from Weak AI

Unlike players, AIs don't have to internalize rules. They are the rules.

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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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Strategy, Tactics, and Turnovers

After a weekend of football and board games, I'm finding that video games have more in common with the former.

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GenCon, Day 2: The Continuum and the Importance of Writers

Glenn McDonald's coverage of GenCon continues...

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GenCon, Day 1: Wits, Wagers, and Ranks

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

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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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