This week I learned that excitedly telling a friend about a fun board game you've been playing before then explaining that it's about farming is a sure-fire way to make sure said friend never talks to you again. And who could blame them,...Show More Summary
We speak to Médecins Sans Frontières about life on board the Aquarius rescue ship and with the Paralympic games set to kick off in Rio in two weeks time, could funding controversies and financial woes impact upon the prominence of the games?
Are you sick of the preseason yet? If you’ve already had your draft, then the answer to that is probably yes. Anxiously watching players in hope that they don’t get hurt in a meaningless game is a great reason to wait as long as possible to hold your draft. Show More Summary
They've wowed you on the floor, the beam and the bars, but just wait until you see what the Final Five can do on a life-size Hungry Hungry Hippos board!
by Christopher Koch, Editorial Director of the SAP Center for Business Insight When Google’s AlphaGo computerdefeated a human championat the insanely complex board game “Go” in March, experts were surprised by the computer’s ability to recognize patterns and make quick, instinctive decisions -- otherwise known to humans as intuition. Intuition is one [...]
In the '70s, the family could settle in for a nice, relaxing game of 'Town Dump.'
A researcher says the games’ inclusion aboard burial boats shows their importance “at home, on board ship, and in the hall of the gods.”
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A few weeks back my daughter wondered how you would drink water if you didn’t have thumbs. She performed an experiment that ended up with water all over her shirt. This board game rather reminds me…
One only has to look as far as Transformers and G.I. Joe to see how movies based on popular toys are all the rage these days. Even board games like Battleship and Clue have made it to the big screen. So even though we haven’t heard any recent updates, it makes complete sense that the […]
Playing old board games with friends is a fun way to spend a Saturday night. The drinks are flowing, the snacks are as plentiful as the laughs, and the spirit of competition keeps everyone a little livelier than usual. During one wildly successful board game night, we had an epiphany — [...]
It’s official: World travelers agree that American swimmer Ryan Lochte was a jerk. As the Olympics concluded, folks departing Rio de Janeiro had one last chance to relate their feelings about the games on a marker board set up at the airport. Show More Summary
On the first Saturday afternoon of the Olympics, NBC’s images of road cycling were so dazzling that the scenes could have been lifted from a travel promotion ad by the Rio de Janeiro tourist board. The mostly aerial shots that tracked the bikes along the coastline displayed charmingly winding roads,...
Some new information has hinted at the possibility of a remastered edition of Assassin's Creed being in development, or at least being prepped for release. This is according to some listings on a Korean ratings board.
Master of Orion meets space lions, on your table, for eight hours.
Clue, the Hollywood flop that became a cult classic was the first board game to ever be turned into a movie. Now it may become the first movie based on a board game to receive a redo. This week it was announced that Hasbro would be working with 20th Century Fox on a re-imagining of... Show More Summary
Sometimes movies are so cheesy and terrible that they end up being cult classics. This is exactly what happened with Sharknado. I watched that movie with my daughter one night because she is both afraid and…
By Carmen Angelica Published: August 19th, 2016
When Square Enix Montreal first hit us with Hitman GO,it was seen as a clever board game twist on a property that you wouldn't normally think would fit that kind of format. Lara Croft GOexpanded things even further while keeping some of the same core gameplay elements, and now Deus Ex GO has taken the whole thing and gone sci-fi. [Read more]