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WATCH: Now THAT'S Jenga

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.17.2014 | Weird News

Jenga is perhaps one of the most suspense-filled games. No matter how much you expect it, the moment the tower crumbles can make you jump. Now ima...

Wil Wheaton Talks TableTop Day!

Bryan Young | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Wil Wheaton isn't just some guy from Star Trek or The Big Bang Theory. He's an ambassador for the world of board gaming. He's been through two seasons of his show TableTop for Geek&Sundry, and he's been teaching the world to play games.

Two Mobsters Settle a Debt

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Two mobsters indulge their lifelong vendetta against one another with a high stakes game of-- You'll see....

Artist Makes A 'Pulp Fiction' Guess Who And The Internet Goes Wild

Posted 01.28.2014 | Arts

Constructive questions for the popular board game "Guess Who" include: "Does he have facial hair?" or "Does she wear glasses?" If Samuel L. Jackson's ...

This Is NOT the Candy Land of Your Childhood

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

He steered me in the direction of an end cap a few aisles away, calling out to me as I hurried off, "They changed the box and packaging a little bit, but you should be able to spot it." Spotted.

There Is A 'Settlers Of Catan' Cookbook And We Need It

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 12.09.2013 | Taste

NERD ALERT.

This Is Why Board Games And Relationships Don't Mix

Posted 11.22.2013 | Divorce

Want to ruin a perfectly lovely night with your boyfriend or girlfriend? Try playing a board game with them. It doesn't matter if it's Settlers of ...

What Game Changes Teach Us About Students Today

Tim Elmore | Posted 10.27.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

While it's important for us to exegete today's young person, it's also important to recognize what we've done to them. Have we done too much? In our effort to keep them happy and entertained, have we sabotaged their ability to persevere, bounce back, learn soft skills and find internal motivation?

The Board Game Hall of Fame

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

Inductees into the Board Game Hall of Fame: Acquire Apples to Apples Axis & Allies Blockhead! Bridgette Civilization Clue Diplomacy Dungeons & Dragon...

Someone Made A Facebook Board Game

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.19.2013 | Technology

Graphic designer Pat C. Klein has created a board game based on Facebook in an effort to move friends from the computer screen to the living room floo...

Do You Ever Let Your Child Win?

Linda Wolff | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents
Linda Wolff

Victories, real or imagined, mean so much to a child, and can help build their confidence to continue playing the game.

Upcoming Superhero/Comic Strip/Toy/Etc. Reboots

Spencer Green | Posted 08.06.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Baz Luhrmann's Rex Morgan, M.D. -- The great Aussie director takes the good doctor on a fantastic journey as he is shrunk and injected into Liza Minnelli.

The Most Antagonizing Interview Ever

Posted 05.14.2013 | Comedy

Watch Rob Delaney discuss his love of board games for Funny or Die in the most antagonizing interview ever. Warning: some NSFW language. Delaney ha...

The Most Complicated Board Game Ever

Posted 05.14.2013 | Comedy

Board games these days can have a lot of rules, making game nights everywhere a living hell. So much card drawing, die rolling, and it's all fun and g...

A Century of Vintage Board Games at the San Francisco International Airport (PHOTOS)

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Tanja M. Laden

You wouldn't ordinarily think of an airport as a venue for an art exhibition, and if you did, that exhibition probably wouldn't be all about antique board games. But that's exactly what's so amazing about the latest show at SFO Museum in San Francisco.

PHOTOS: This Marriage Proposal Will Make Your Day

Posted 03.15.2013 | Weddings

Board games aren't just for kids -- turns out they're actually the perfect way to pop the question. That was the idea behind a Reddit user named Mi...

Monopoly: Cat Got Your Iron?

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 04.09.2013 | Weird News
Andrew J. Lederer

Okay, so now there's a cat instead of an iron. This isn't the first time they've changed the game pieces, though doing so flies in the face of the benefits of a monopoly. On Monopoly. One of the foundation board games of human experience. Seems desperate to me.

Catherine New

Iron Industry To Monopoly: We Are Still Hot

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 02.07.2013 | Small Business

At least one iron maker insisted the industry was still hot on Wednesday after Hasbro announced its plan to drop the iron piece from the Monopoly boar...

Amazing Gift Ideas That Will Rock Their World

CJ Arabia | Posted 02.19.2013 | Style
CJ Arabia

I'm going to give you some amazing gift ideas that I can personally vouch for because I actually own each of these items! These items are perfect for Christmas, Hanukkah, birthays, anniversaries or just about any other gift giving occasion you can think of. Check it out!

Board-Free Family Fun: 3 Games to Play Over the Holidays

Sadie Dingfelder | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Sadie Dingfelder

No matter what holiday you're celebrating, there comes a time when the family gathering runs out of steam. While you may be tempted to head out to a movie or -- if you're me -- continue to graze until there's no food left in the house, there's an alternative: Play!

Life Without TV?

Barbara Becker | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents
Barbara Becker

As the long hours slipped by, something hopeful started to happen -- the urge for community began to overtake the feelings of despair. Neighbors in our apartment building propped open their doors and met in the pitch-black hallway. The kids entertained themselves.

Monopoly, Risk and Sorry! Family Fun, Post-NOAA Holidays and the Quadrangle

Marie Woolf | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Marie Woolf

How awful, as we enter the great family fun season of sugar cookies, Charlie Brown and battered, beloved board games, to find ourselves suddenly flashing our hands in front of the kids' tender eyes to block them from the latest in the sordid franchise: Real Housewives of Military Bases.

Dial Back the Stress and Disconnect

Linden Schaffer | Posted 01.07.2013 | Books
Linden Schaffer

Remember what it feels like to hold an actual book in your hand? Whether you're into fiction, biographies or The Hunger Games, the library has always been a place to sit in quiet and lose yourself in someone else's world for a while.

Play Games At Your Library November 3

Jenny Levine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Jenny Levine

International Games Day @ your library is an annual initiative of the American Library Association to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational and social value of all types of games.

IndieCade Preview: Armada d6, a Board Game Lost to Time, Resurrected

Turnstyle | Posted 12.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

IndieCade --the International Festival of Independent Games-- hits downtown Culver City, California this weekend. Here's a look at one of the games th...