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Once a Forbidden Tradition, Mummering in Newfoundland Is Alive and Well

Every December for the past eight years, the streets of St. John’s, Newfoundland, have been taken over by misshapen figures with gruesome, veiled faces and oversized horse heads bobbing through the city. In this island province of Canada,...Show More Summary

Can America's SM-3 Missile Protect Japan from North Korea?

Sebastien Roblin Security, Asia Could this work? Japan has a Self-Defense Force rather than a traditional military, because since World War II its constitution has forbidden engaging in warfare abroad. Nonetheless, the island nationShow More Summary

Americans lament Cuba becoming 'forbidden island' again

HAVANA (Reuters) - American travelers who long to swill a cocktail at Havana's legendary Sloppy Joe's bar or dive into the rooftop pool of its newest luxury hotel had their dreams dashed when U.S. President Donald Trump announced his new Cuba policy this week.

Board game sale on Amazon

8 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Amazon has one-day sale on a bunch of board games, including one of my family's favorites, called Forbidden Island, where you and the other players work together to collect treasure from a rapidly sinking island. It's just $8.39. The pieces look really cool: My daughter and I reviewed the iOS version in Apps For Kids.

Today’s Hottest Deals: Save BIG on a Large Selection of Board Games!

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offering is holding a sale on a large selection of board games, offering some big discounts on games such as Forbidden Island, Bloodborne: The Card Game, Zombicide, Lost Cities, and much...Show More Summary

revisiting Lord of the Rings

My gaming group of colleagues likes cooperative games. Now that we have completed Pandemic Legacy, we still have quite a few cooperative games lined up to play next, e.g. Lord of the Rings, Forbidden Island, Pandemic: The Cure, the various expansions of Pandemic, and Robinson Crusoe. Show More Summary

Ten Keys to Grade the Symbolism and Substance of Obama's Historic Visit to Cuba (Part I)

Late last night I flew down to Havana to witness the historic two-day visit of President Obama to Cuba, our erstwhile island enemy and the no-longer forbidden fruit of the Caribbean. Invited by the White House to attend Obama's "meet-up"...Show More Summary

U.S. Flights to Cuba May Resume as Early as This Summer

Nearly a dozen commercial airlines have filed for the right to fly to the once forbidden island.

'Forbidden Desert' Review - A Beautiful Desert Filled With Stories and Deaths

In a way, cooperative board games like Matt Leacock's Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert [$6.99 (HD)] are peculiar animals because for most players, playing a competitive game means competing against other players rather than alongside them. And yet, there are fantastic moments to be had when playing cooperative board games, and Forbidden Desert has plenty

Tuesday Reviewsday, vol. 2

2 years agoArts / Writing :

This week: Noizio, Forbidden Island, Reply All and 2Do.

Cooperative Board Game 'Forbidden Desert' Submitted to Apple, Here's Some New Screens

Back in mid-November, Button Mash Games announced that they would be bringing Forbidden Desert, the sort-of sequel to the popular cooperative board game Forbidden Island [$4.99 (HD)], to the iPad sometime early this year. Today we've gotten word from Button Mash that Forbidden Desert has just been submitted to the App Store, meaning its release

Game Design: Playing with Prototypes

In order to explore prototyping and the product development process, I thought it would be fun to focus on three games published by Gamewright: Sleeping Queens, Forbidden Island, and Too Many Monkeys. This behind-the-scenes look at how...Show More Summary

'Forbidden Desert', the Fun, Cooperative Board Game, is Coming to Mobile

The upcoming Forbidden Desert is the "sequel" of sorts to the well-received Forbidden Island that came out on mobile a few years ago. Forbidden Desert is not as simple as Forbidden Island but not as complex as the other Mat Leacock game, Pandemic, which sounds like the right level of difficulty to me. If you don't know

Terror Island!

While digging through my nerd-boxes of doom (aka: researching for yet another upcoming horror project), I stumbled upon this fun and fast paced, "Island of Dr. Moreau" revision from the August 1953 issue of Forbidden Worlds #20. Nice art from Charles Nicholas, and a great cover illustration from Ken Bald... Show More Summary

Get Ready to Step Into Richard Elfman’s ‘Forbidden Zone’

Richard Elfman’s Forbidden Zone, starring Herve Villechaise (Fantasy Island) and Susan Tyrell (Fat City, Cry-Baby) and featuring original music by Danny Elfman, will make it’s way to the home video market on September 29th in various forms including Digital, DVD, Blu-ray, and soundtrack packages. Each edition contains the black and white and color transfers of […]

A Glimpse Inside Hawaii's 'Forbidden Island'

2 years agoNews : Huffington Post

When the sun sets over Kauai's Kekaha Beach on an especially clear night, a tall, silhouetted tract of land emerges west of the Hawaiian islands, toward the horizon. For most of the state’s residents, that’s the only way to see the island of Niihau. Show More Summary

Today is INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY: Up to 50% Off Top-Rated Strategy Board Games

For today’s edition of deal of the day (and today only for International TableTop Day), Amazon offers up to 50% off on top-rated strategy board games. Save BIG on games such 7Wonders, Ticket to Ride, Forbidden Island, and more! [Up to...Show More Summary

The Feminist Life: Radical Women

When we were three years old, my best friend, Bret, and I knew the game of tag was forbidden inside our Long Island preschool. We flouted the rules one afternoon and tore through the classroom anyway. I chased Bret, pumping my arms and...Show More Summary

Bipartisan support for federal probe into Eric Garner killing?

There has been a lot of chatter about the remarkable degree of condemnation across ideological lines of the failure of a Staten Island grand jury to indict the officer who killed Eric Garner in a forbidden choke-hold. In that context, it will be particularly interesting to see how Republican lawmakers react to the Justice Department’s […]

Forbidden Islands, Part I: 7 Isolated and Abandoned Wonders

From a mile-long strip of land packed with over one million corpses just off the shores of New York City to a floating fortress in England used by a developer...

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