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Finding a Board Game Group

Finding a Board Game Group A question often asked on board game discussion forums is how to find a group of people to play board games with. It’s a critical issue, given that board gaming is a medium that requires people to be physically present to be enjoyed. Arranging for that to

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5 Board Games to Play in the Office

5 Board Games to Play in the Office What board games are good to play in the office, say at lunch? I’ve found that board games like Kingdomino, 6 Nimmt!, Carcassonne, Splendor, and Modern Art fit the bill. They’re fast, engaging, and fun. Those elements are crucial given the constraints of the

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5 Board Game Gift Ideas for New Gamers

5 Board Game Gift Ideas for New Gamers For many a board gamer, there’s always a starting point that exposed them to the hobby. Sure, it might have been time spent with family playing a house-ruled version of Monopoly, a Scrabble session with friends putting together bingos or triple word delights, or

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3 Tips for a Better Board Game Cafe Experience

3 Tips for a Better Board Game Cafe Experience Last month, I got a chance to hit up a boardgame cafe, a place called Gamehaus located out in Glendale. While I’m no stranger to the concept of a boardgame cafe, this is the first time I’d be able to see how a

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Speculating on King of Tokyo: New Characters, New Design, New Edition?

Speculating on King of Tokyo: New Characters, New Design, New Edition? While I’m usually the type to take announcements as they are without sliding into full-blown speculation, a recent shot of the King of Tokyo box art had me just a little intrigued by it all. After all, the game that takes

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Previewing Mayfair’s New Agricola Board Game

Previewing Mayfair’s New Agricola Board Game If you know me well, you’ll know that Agricola is my favorite board game of all time. The much beloved worker placement game that has you trying to build the most awesome farm possible keeps me engrossed in using my workers in the most efficient manner

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Play Settlers of Catan on the Westeros Map

Play Settlers of Catan on the Westeros Map It’s an intriguing concept: take the hexes from the Settlers of Catan map and arrange it so that it looks like the map of Westeros from the Song of Fire and Ice/Game of Thrones series. And when you play against other people using this

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Pandemic – Iberia Teaser Trailer Hints at a Pandemic Game Focused on Historical Scenarios

Pandemic – Iberia Teaser Trailer Hints at a Pandemic Game Focused on Historical Scenarios Can someone say… franchise? When Pandemic Legacy Season 1 was released last year, just the fact that it was called Season 1 hinted at the fact that Pandemic was going to turn into a franchise game. At the

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The Most Competitive Board Games to Bring to a Party

When you’re throwing a regular social gathering in your living room, board games are the life of the party, particularly when people are just getting to know each other. It is a fun way to break the ice and make room for conversations while digging into everyone’s competitive sides. But of all

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Who invented Slingo?

Slingo was invented by Sal Falciglia from New Jersey, USA in 1994. Sal Falciglia worked as a real estate developer but always had a passion for both slots and Bingo. As with all inventions, the starting point for the birth of the Slingo was the love for the two toys combined with