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Gaming off the grid: Video game-inspired board games

If you're looking for family fun but don't want to stray too far from the video game franchises you know and love, tabletop gaming may be the perfect alternative for you this holiday season. While there are countless (and not very entertaining) lice...

NFL Week 17 Picks: Game-by-Game Over-Under Predictions

With only eight teams cracking the 30-point plateau and a plethora of low scores across the board in Week 16, a downward trend is developing in over/under portions of NFL betting lines. Add that to the typical nature of games with playoff...Show More Summary

So You Forgot Tomorrow Was Christmas: Great DIY Last Minute Gift Ideas

3 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick For Your Father: Dad works hard at his job every other day of the year, and probably just wants to relax with a board game or similar activity over the holidays. As any hobby shop can tell you, 3D puzzles are big right now. Show More Summary

There’s an iPhone NES/SNES Emulator on the App Store If You Can Get to It Before Apple Does - Sneaky emulator apps: The best holiday tradition of them all.

4 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

While we're waiting for Nintendo to officially get on board with offering old games on smartphones and making piles and piles of money, sneaky apps continue to pop up on Apple's app store with hidden emulation functionality. If you're quick, you can grab an NES/SNES emulator right now without needing to jailbreak your phone.

The Christmas Hope: A To-Do List for a Better World

As a child, my Christmas wish list came right out of the Sears and Roebuck catalogue--toys, board games, bikes, action figures, etc. My parents, like so many in their day, belonged to the working-class poor, so while I never lacked for the necessities of life, many of the items on my wish list never came to be. Show More Summary

2014: A year of leagues for Indian sports

It rained sports leagues in India in an eventful 2014 that also saw the country’s cricket board join hands with Australia and England to take charge of the game’s administration.

DICETINY is coming to iOS in 2015

5 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Coming this summer you can have your board game and collectible card game in one. The post DICETINY is coming to iOS in 2015 appeared first on 148Apps.

The iPhone Gets its Own Pocket-Sized Galaxy Trucker

5 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Galaxy Trucker Pocket, by Czech Games Edition, is a mini version of the iPad version of Galaxy Trucker, which is itself a port of the popular board game. You can play solo against various AIs in the campaign mode, or with up to three other players in pass-and-play or real-time online games. Show More Summary

Who Wouldn't Want This Smart Snowboard for Christmas?

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

YouTube channel Network A is a lover of all things X Games—snowboarding, skateboarding, BMX, you name it. For their video series Every Third Thursday, Signal Snowboards, known for cool and atypical board designs, created the first open source programmable snowboard that can change music depending on the snowboarder's orientation. Read more...

Hipsters ahoy! Top Ten BOARD games for festive family fun

Just in case you’re bored this Xmas Product Roundup  There’s nothing cooler than board games at the moment, whether they are being referenced by the Marsh family in South Park, or popularised by one of the pop-up gaming bars in East London. Board games are now selling in droves. Often produced by independent companies, they can be intellectually rigorous and visually stunning.…

Portaball Is A Different Kind Of Fantasy Football

When you think of fantasy football, I'm sure the first thing you think is a virtual world of trading players and trying to set your lineup for Sunday's games. For some, fantasy football is a board game, with figurines and cards...and most of the time, more violence than the sport. Portaball is one of those games.

Staff Picks: An Iron Sheik doc, a board game, and a mash-up of journalism and comics

Illustrated Press I love when two of my favorite things become one, like Illustrated Press, which is a combination of journalism and comics currently based in Chicago. The collaborative efforts of reporter Darryl Holliday and illustrator Erik Rodriguez first resulted in Illustrated Press: Chicago. Show More Summary

Operation: GTA V Edition

Achievement Hunter community members remade the classic board game on Grand Theft Auto V‘s Online Content Creator. Use a chopper to try to pick up vehicles in a human-shaped gas tank maze. Mess up and the “man” explodes.

Coding game Robot Turtles catches on at Nordstrom, MOMA

T he board game created by a Seattle entrepreneur to teach kids to code has been picked up by national and local retailers. Nordstrom decided this month to begin selling the game, called Robot Turtles, and it is also available at Bartell Drugs, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco. Show More Summary

Here's How I'd Change The Witcher Board Game To Make It Not Suck

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the board game version of the popular Witcher video game series, you and your friends travel around a war-torn realm, completing quests for victory points. Though it has some very clever elements, the game is crippled by poor design decisions. Here's how I'd fix it. Read more...

F2P Friday: Over 3k Gold is Burning a Hole in My Hearthstone Board

F2P Friday is our weekly showcase of the growing free-to-play market, from MMORPGs to first-person shooters and beyond. The stream team will feature the latest, greatest and just plain fun games that cost you nothing to play. Ever. Granted, you should throw the developer a bone if you enjoy a title, but you don’t have [&hellip

Videogame Designers Could Learn a Lot From 19th-Century Board Games

If we put a videogame from 2014 into a time capsule, what would the people playing it 100 years later think about us? Julia Keren-Detar wants to get us thinking about this before it happens. The post Videogame Designers Could Learn a Lot From 19th-Century Board Games appeared first on WIRED.

Reviewed: LittleBigPlanet 3, Lara Croft's latest raid and more

Festive family video gaming fun Game Theory  Christmas is all about interacting with people whether you like it or not. If you can’t convince your family to succumb to the new board gaming fad, here are three multiplayer video gaming options you can play as a family or that are more suitable for a younger audience than the forthcoming PC release of GTA V.…

A Look-back in 90s and the Christmas Gifts ideas at that time

I was a kid back in 90’s and hence I totally relate to these gift ideas, its fun to watch how christmas ideas change from time to time. Mall Madness It’s a regular board game, but get this…IT TALKS! Gak You probably paid one of your friends to eat Gak in middle school. Then he […]

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