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Variety: Opposable Sums

Do some crossword cross-training with this Opposable Sums variety puzzle from Mike Shenk.

Just How Noisy Is the 3D Printed Winner of the “Make it Loud” Contest?

We tested the winning whistle design of the "Make It Loud" 3D printing contest. So just how loud is it? Read more on MAKE The post Just How Noisy Is the 3D Printed Winner of the “Make it Loud” Contest? appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Broom Service

Plays: 4Px1. The Game Broom Service won the 2015 Kennerspiel des Jahres (the German Game of the Year, Connoisseur category). It is a remake of Witch's Brew, which was a card game. There are some changes, the most obvious one being the gameboard. The core gameplay centres around these role cards. Show More Summary

Ignorance is Bliss?

Today’s guest article by Gnome Stew reader Craig Dedrick explores handling passing of secrets between players and the Game Master. It’s the most recent of  four he’s done for the Stew, with the others being Fear Itself, Freedom Through Restraint,  and What Makes a Good Monster? – John A. Show More Summary

Qwinto

Plays: 5Px1. The Game Some games amaze me. Qwinto is a filler game that uses three dice, scoring sheets, and pencils. Everyone starts with a blank sheet. During the course of the game you take turns rolling dice to generate numbers which you fill into the blanks on your respective sheets. Show More Summary

More Fun with Fire, the Dakota Fire Pit

The next time you're camping or building an outdoor fire, try making a Dakota fire pit Read more on MAKE The post More Fun with Fire, the Dakota Fire Pit appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

The Possibility of More: High School Senior Chases the ‘Aha!’ Moment

High school senior Rachel Abbe finds that solving crossword puzzles enables her to learn things that class time does not provide.

Building the PinBox 3000 Cardboard Pinball Machine

Make: magazine Projects Editor Donald Bell walks through his build of the Pinbox 3000 cardboard pinball kit. Read more on MAKE The post Building the PinBox 3000 Cardboard Pinball Machine appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Celestia (new version of Cloud 9)

Plays: 5Px1. The Game Celestia is a remake of Cloud 9 using a similar theme. Players ride an airship, taking turns to be the captain. The airship travels from one cloud city to the next. At each city, each player may individually decide to alight to score points, or to stay on board, hoping to travel to the next city to score even more points. Show More Summary

The Power of Blue-Booking

Today’s guest article is by Ross Watson of Evil Beagle Games, and it talks about a Game Mastering technique used in their new kickstarter for Aaron Allston’s Strike Force which has writing from Steve Kenson, Sean Patrick Fannon, and Michael Surbrook in it. Show More Summary

DIY Star Wars X-Wing and the Joys of Niche Making

Exploring the many ways in which makers are expanding and improving the Star Wars X-Wing miniatures game Read more on MAKE The post DIY Star Wars X-Wing and the Joys of Niche Making appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Movie Review — Jack Palance in Attack! (1956)

It’s easy to think all 50s movies are bland, conformist, patriotic pap, but this intense World War II drama has a surprising amount of bite, and it stars a young Jack Palance at his seething best. It’s also got one...

The Unexpected Sequence

Hold onto your brain. What comes next? 1,000... 1,000,000,000... 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000... ?

7 Wind Swept Projects to Celebrate National Kite Flying Day

Let's go fly a kite, up to the highest height! Read more on MAKE The post 7 Wind Swept Projects to Celebrate National Kite Flying Day appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

First Dance of New Look Dragon

This week I made it along to Newcastle Playtest for the second month on the trot (pretty good effort - since my new job started there's been a lot more travel and hence fewer nights out). Of course, it wasn't straightforward, as I was in Manchester for work that day, so rather than heading over from work at 6:30, I turned up at 7:45 from the station. Show More Summary

When You Aren’t Feeling It

Have you ever looked at the calendar and realized that you’re supposed to run a game in the near future and you just aren’t “feeling it?” Do you cancel the session or press on? I find this happening more and more as I get older and, conversely, I play less and less. Show More Summary

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