Week 12 gives us our first 16-game slate since Week 3, but it also comes with three Thursday games because of the Thanksgiving holiday, so lineup decisions become a little tougher, especially if you’re dealing with injuries for players...Show More Summary
One of the fastest-funded Kickstarters of the year dropped this week, and it's a board game unlike any other you've seen. A board game that may, in the age of Trump, start to feel uncomfortably close to our divided reality. In fact,Show More Summary
Ah, Thanksgiving -- the perfect time to relax with your family and play something slow, wholesome and casual. Nintendo, it's your time to shine: join us as we check out Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival and Mario Tennis Ultra Smash on Wii U to see which game better compliments a gluttonous holiday meal. Show More Summary
November's been a crazy month for board game lovers; we got Brass, Steam: Rails to Riches, Le Havre: The Inland Port, and apparently we might also get Uwe Rosenberg's 2013 Glass Road if all goes as planned. If you haven't played Glass Road, it's a resource management and tile placement game for 1-4 players set in the glass-making
The update introduces asynchronous multiplayer, a redesigned user interface and more to the digital board game.
The Consumer Finance Protection Board's online Social Security calculator is no better than American's own guesswork. The Consumer Finance Protection Board has jumped into the retirement planning game, releasing an online Social Security tool to help Americans estimate their retirement benefits. The CPFB’s benefit tool is much-needed: the Social Security benefit [...]
Pieces from an ancient board game have been discovered in a tomb near Qingzhou City in China. The board game has been identified as Luibo. However, the rules of the game weren’t exactly […]
How to make a custom 3D cardboard family tree board game for Thanksgiving and Christmas togetherness. Read more on MAKE The post Build a Custom Family Tree Board Game for the Holidays appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.
Humans have been designing portable versions of chess for almost as long as the game itself has been played. But few designs are as elegant, or as compact, as this set from Raw Studio that rolls into a tube—complete with 32 chess pieces—that’s just 16-inches long. Read more...
Many Black students are taking a stance in terms of protests, sit-ins and beyond, across the country, making demands and seemingly getting some of them met. This is laudable, although some observers have expressed that black students that are standing up have a sense of entitlement and that their concerns don't warrant such protests. Show More Summary
This fall, Daily Kos community member Bill Busa exposed North Carolina's sneaky new voter suppression tool in which county boards of elections in the state closed almost one-third of the state’s early voting polling places in 2014, replacing them with polls at new locations. Show More Summary
Insightus: Between the 2012 and 2014 elections the total number of Early Voting sites operated by North Carolina county boards of elections, statewide, increased modestly: from 363 to 366. But that same period witnessed substantial changes in those sites’ locations. … Continue reading ?
You’ll have tons of fun playing this well-balanced board game even if you never win - and I should know. Getting my wife to play games with me is a bit like pulling teeth. To increase my odds of making it happen, I normally promise to light a fire and make a cozy evening out of it. Show More Summary
Tycho: I’ve never been able to get Gabriel on board for earlier Fallout games, even the first Bethesda one, and I’ve never been able to bring him along on anything contained somewhere within an Elder Scroll, so from a nuts and bolts perspective Fallout 4 was always gonna be a rough fuckin’ climb. Show More Summary
The amount of money getting pumped into the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene is growing exponentially. 2016 is already going to be a mammoth year, and that’s only set to increase with Major League Gaming announcing a US$250,000 event in late March. More »
One of the first pieces of jargon you’ll encounter in board gaming is “weight”. When hobbyists refer to a game as light, medium or heavy they are referring to the game’s weight. More »
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The RPG Team Building Exercise • Happy Anniversary, Wii U. I Want to Like You More Than I Do • Board Game Night: Star Wars: The Card Game • Super Gaming Quiz Alpha Turbo Podcast: Episode 1, Episode 2 • Pre-Black Friday Wishlists Read more...
Developer: Cryptozoic Publisher: Cryptozoic RRP: £69.99 This game was provided free of charge for review by Esdevium Games. (Single-Player is a new series designed to review tabletop games that can be played solo, as well as with friends. While I do talk about playing the games with friends, […]
Maybe they can go get Bo Pelini? We already knew that Les Miles was reportedly coaching for his job against No. 22 Ole Miss and Texas A&M. Now, it sounds as if winning the final two games of the season might not even be enough. According...Show More Summary
"Wasn't this game supposed to be easy?" Miami Routs Utah Utah was outplayed across the board here. Miami outrebounded Utah, they forced more turnovers (a 23-to-4 advantage in points off turnovers), they shot better, they scored more points in the paint... Show More Summary