By Robert Niles: Our final quarterfinal match-up in the 2013 Theme Park Insider Tournament features the defending champion for Best Themed Ride, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal's Islands of Adventure, which defeated...Show More Summary
For the sex-starved residents of the wind-scarred island located in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, here are 10 alternatives to Internet porn once wanking in front of your computer screen is forbidden.
Matt Leacock's Forbidden Island was one of my favorite games of 2010, and this year game publisher Gamewright is bringing out a sequel, Forbidden Desert: Thirst for Survival. The new game is the first sequel in Gamewright's catalog,Show More Summary
The Ilha de Queimada Grande is a forbidden island because stepping foot on its shores is just asking for death.
If you’ve been watching any of the Geek and Sundry Google Hangouts I’ve been doing recently, you know that, though we haven’t officially been green lit for season two of Tabletop, I’m still playing tons of games so I know what we’re going to play if we do. Games that we play on Tabletop have [...]
Earlier today, Gamewright officially announced the upcoming sequel to the hit cooperative boardgame Forbidden Island, entitled Forbidden Desert. As the press release (below) states, “In Forbidden Desert, players take on the roles of brave adventurers who must throw caution to the wind and survive both blistering heat and blustering sand in order to recover a [...]
The Haiku Stairs, or the Stairway to Heaven, is a semi-secret forbidden hike on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The stairs were originally built in 1943 to install antenna cables as part of a larger military radio communication system to communicate with US Navy submarines as far away as Tokyo Bay. Show More Summary
Transluminal – a compilation of Jim Burns’ paintings for various sci-fi books – took a brief break in our hands during its transit between Forbidden Planet and its final recipient. While it did, we browsed through its pages. It was like...Show More Summary
Millions of us worldwide, but especially here in the United States, have been fascinated by the mystique of this "forbidden" island so close to our shores.
Dear readers, Summer holiday has arrived. The time for exotic scents and the forbidden perfumes of Paradise - secret flowers from tropical islands ready to be collected and analyzed to reveal their soul. I wish you a wonderful and highly...Show More Summary
Reuters reports — More than two dozen students graduated on Tuesday from one of New York City's more unusual schools, where pens are forbidden and armed guards watch over every classroom. The ceremony at the East River Academy on Rikers Island, New York City's main …
This week on Geek Game Night I will take a look at Forbidden Island, a cooperative game where up to 4 players have to race to find treasures on an island. The catch is that the island is sinking. Can you grab the treasures and get off of the island before it goes under? I found [...]
If you were hanging out on Governors Island this weekend for that Jazz Age Lawn Party, chances are you were too busy dancing the Charleston to do much exploring. But Arvind Dilawar, a writer/editor living in Brooklyn, recently pokedShow More Summary
Forbidden Island is a co-operative game for up to four players, based around a treasure-filled island which is constantly. The team's job is to bag all four of these treasures and then make it to Fool's Landing, a helipad, to escape....Show More Summary
Poveglia A small island less than half a mile from Venice is a forbidden island with a dark and twisted past. Poveglia was built on a permanent fortification built by the Venitian government, and was used as a place of quarantine for plague victims from the three major waves of the Black Death. Show More Summary
If you like cool design, upscale safaris, or a forbidden communist island, the New York Times can recommend 45 locales to visit in 2012. Among them: Panama. See the world-famous canal before its expansion, then stay for Panama City's economic boom and Frank Gehry's first design in Latin America—a...
image credit If you've ever visited the Hawaiian islands, you may already know that one of them, Niihau, west of Kauai, is off-limits to outsiders. Here's the story of how that came to be, and what life on the island is like today. (via Miss Cellania) The Presurfer
The following is an article from the newest volume of the Bathroom Reader series, Uncle John’s 24-Karat Bathroom Reader. If you’ve ever visited the Hawaiian islands, you may already know that one of them, Niihau, west of Kauai, is off-limits to outsiders. Here’s the story of how that came to be, and what life on the [...]
Forbidden Island is a wonderful, easy-to-learn cooperative board game designed by Matt Leacock, the guy behind Pandemic (also fantastic). The game was a Mensa Select Game in 2010 and was nominated for the Spiel des Jahres earlier this year. The game has up to four players racing to acquire four treasures from an island before [...]
On an island once forbidden to Americans, change is coming. And visiting is easier—and more surprising—than you’ve dreamed.