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This D&D/Stranger Things Crossover is What Barb Would've Wanted

Hasbro is releasing a Stranger Things-themed Dungeons & Dragons starter set to help you kill time before the Netflix drops the third season. Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Netflix, Hasbro, Board Games, Dungeons And Dragons, Stranger Things


Hasbro Updated Battleship for the Beer Pong Generation

Following up on a bouncing ping-pong ball version of Connect 4 released last year, Hasbro is updating another one of its classic board games to appeal to a generation that spent most of its college years bouncing plastic balls into beer-filled Solo cups. Alcohol isn’t required to play Hasbro’s new Battleship Shots,…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Games, Science, Drinking, Hasbro, Board Games, Toy Fair, Battleship, Toy Fair 2019, Battleship Shots, Hasbro Updated Battleship


This Ridiculous Slow-Motion Racing Game Penalizes the Speedy

Even awkwardly tripping and stumbling on a throw rug would look super cool when played back in slow motion, as YouTube channels like The Slow Mo Guys have shown us time and time again. But with Hasbro’s new The Slow-Motion Race Game players don’t need a $100,000 high-speed camera to create a slow-motion effect; just…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Toys, Games, Science, Tech, Hasbro, Slow Motion, Board Games, Consumer Tech, Toy Fair, Slo Mo, Toy Fair 2019, The Slow Motion Race Game


Touchy, Feely Robots Have Learned to Play Jenga As Well As Humans Can

A steady hand is needed to play a game like Jenga without toppling the tower, but being a successful block-stacker also requires a fine-tuned sense of touch as you try to find the perfect piece to remove. Until recently it meant robots relying solely on visual data weren’t actually great at playing Jenga (yay,…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Learning, Research, Mit, Robots, Board Games, Jenga, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Nima Fazeli


The Best Ways to Organize Your Uncontrollable Board Game Hoard

You keep buying board games and you swear you’ll play them some day. But before you go all Marie Kondo your pile, get your collection sorted with some proper organization tools.Read more...
Tags: Storage, Lifehacks, Board Games, Marie Kondo


New App-Supported ‘Lord of the Rings’ Board Game Takes Us Back to Middle-Earth

The Lord of the Rings fans find themselves in a bit of a dead zone in 2019, years removed from the Peter Jackson-directed movies and with Amazon’s planned television series still far off in the distance. Enter Fantasy Flight Games, a company that’s held the LOTR license for years and is now back with a new Lord of the Rings board game called Journeys in Middle-earth. Players can form their own Fellowship and team up to take down Sauron and the forces of evil in this app-supported game, and you ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Board Games, Lord Of The Rings, Peter Jackson, Middle Earth, Sauron, The-Lord-of-the-Rings, Arnor, The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth


Someone Turned Their Apartment Into an Immersive Sound and Light Show for the Fireball Island Board Game

Back in early 2018, Restoration Games revived Milton Bradley’s Fireball Island board game through a Kickstarter campaign that not only succeeded, but has also already shipped out to backers like YouTube’s andyk. To take his copy of the game to the next level, he turned his entire apartment into an immersive,…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Games, Science, Board Games, Milton Bradley, Fireball Island


‘Monopoly’ Movie Will Pass Go With Kevin Hart In the Lead, Tim Story Directing

Remember the Monopoly movie? It’s still happening, and Kevin Hart is going to star. There’s no info on just what the Monopoly movie is going to be about, but perhaps Hart will be playing the famous Rich Uncle Pennybags. Or perhaps he’ll be someone who just really likes to play Monopoly. More on the Monopoly movie below. Hollywood has been trying to make a Monopoly movie for some time, and now, it looks like it’s finally happening. Deadline reports Kevin Hart will star in the Monopoly movie, ...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Monopoly, Kevin-Hart, Board Games, Ridley Scott, Scott, Hart, Baltic Avenue, Randall Emmett, Tim-Story, Rich Uncle Pennybags


Go-getter: Japanese girl, nine, becomes strategy game's youngest professional

Sumire Nakagawa is the product of a special programme to promote the ancient pursuit and compete with Korean and Chinese playersA nine-year-old girl in Japan will become the youngest-ever professional player of the strategy board game go when she makes her debut later this year.Sumire Nakagawa, who attends primary school in Osaka, started playing go at the age of three and will start her career at the lowest rank of shodan on 1 April, according to Japanese media. Continue reading...
Tags: Japan, Asia Pacific, Board Games, Osaka, Sumire Nakagawa


2018’s most funded Kickstarter project is an Arthurian-themed board game

The biggest Kickstarter project of this year is a board game themed around a dark version of Arthurian legend. The Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon Kickstarter raised a massive $6.2 million from over 40,000 backers. The post 2018’s most funded Kickstarter project is an Arthurian-themed board game appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Kickstarter, Board Games, ZeTime, Awaken Realms, Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon, Avalon Kickstarter


‘Werewolves Within’, Based on Popular Game, is Being Adapted Into a Movie

If you’ve participated in a board game night over the past few years, you’ve probably played your fair share of Werewolf, a hidden role party game in which each player is secretly assigned a role – either a werewolf or a villager. As night falls in the game, the werewolves murder the residents of an old village called Gallowston, and when the villagers wake up, they must identify the werewolves among them before they’ve all been wiped out. The concept was adapted into a virtual reality game cal...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Werewolves, Adaptation, Michael Fassbender, Ubisoft, Board Games, Wolff, Mystery/Suspense, Peter Sciretta, Werewolves Within, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, Gallowston, Mishna Wolff


Where To Start With Science Fiction & Fantasy Board Games

“Where to Start With” is our ongoing series of essays detailing where one can start with any number of SFF/popgeekery topics, from where to begin with the morass of X-Men comics to diving into the expanded Star Wars canon. Today, we’re thrilled to present guest writer Sara Kadhim’s point of view, on where to start with SFF board games. Board games are currently in their golden age. While most people have played Monopoly or Clue, over the past ten years, modern board games have become a blossomi...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Science Fiction, Fantasy, House, Merlin, Board Games, Vikings, Netrunner, SFF, Board, Odin, Arkham, Oberon, Speculative Fiction, Morgana


These fun family board games come with a free gift card at Walmart

The holidays are the perfect time to bring out the board games and get everyone engaged in some family fun. Walmart is now offering free eGfit cards when you purchase a new board game. This deal can save you up to $20 on your next order. The post These fun family board games come with a free gift card at Walmart appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Trends, Walmart, Board Games, Holiday Gifts


What's the Best Board Game? 

Even if you don’t play board games regularly, you probably pull them out around the holidays to foster quality time with your family and/or avoid any in-depth conversations with your MAGA uncle. So for this special edition of Co-Op, we want to know which tabletop games are your go-tos, and why.Read more...
Tags: Science, Board Games, Maga


Our Family Game Night Picks

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Tags: Gift Guide, Featured, Parenting, Board Games, Card Games, Family Game Night, Facebook Share Connect


Here's a Cards Against Humanity Deal. High Five, Bro.

Depending on your family’s sense of humor, Cards Against Humanity is either the best game to play over the holidays, or the worst, but you’ll never know until you try and Grandma doesn’t speak to you for three days.Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Board Games, Cards Against Humanity, Walmart Deals, Cards Against Humanity Deal High Five Bro


The Best STEM Based Games for Kids

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Tags: Featured, Parenting, Stem, Board Games, Family Game Night, Facebook Share Connect, STEM games


Magneto Gets a Gleaming New Figure, and More of the Shiniest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all things collectible. This week, we’ve got a very goopy Venom, Magneto takes center stage, and the power of Asgard itself compels you to...tenderize your meat? Ooh err. Anyway, check it out!Read more...
Tags: Kitchen, Star Wars, Toys, Science, Marvel, Monopoly, Figures, Sideshow Collectibles, Thinkgeek, Death Star, Hasbro, Thor, Board Games, Action Figures, Kenner, Tiffany Co


4,000-year-old game board carved into floor of ancient rock shelter

An archaeologist is studying a 4,000-year-old game board carved into the floor of a rock shelter in Azerbaijan. According to American Museum of Natural History researcher Walter Crist, the board was used to play an ancient game called "58 Holes" or "Hounds and Jackals." From : (Previously), British archaeologist Howard Carter found a game set with playing pieces fashioned like those animals in the tomb of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Amenemhat IV, who lived in the 18th century B.C. The di...
Tags: Post, Games, News, Archaeology, Azerbaijan, American Museum of Natural History, Board Games, Crist, Howard Carter, Walter Crist


Some of our favorite Secret Santa gift ideas for the whole family

One way I always bring all of my family together over the holidays is with a Secret Santa gifting tradition. Truth be told, it’s the most affordable (and let’s be honest, fun) way to exchange gifts with a large family over the holidays. I generally try to keep gifts under $25-30 at most, so that […]
Tags: Holiday Shopping, Jewelry, Shopping, Board Games, Kitchen Gadgets, Secret Santa, Teacher Gifts, Gifts For Women, Gifts For Men, Jewelry For Moms, Gifts For Grandparents, Cool Kids' Clothes, Kids' Toys, Holiday Picks, Gifts For Teens + Tweens


The Shockingly Great DropMix Music Mixing Card Game Is An Amazing Deal At $30

DropMix is an NFC-enabled card game that basically turns you into a remix artist, and it’s down to $30 on Amazon right now, a match for the best price we’ve seen. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Gaming, Music, Science, Nfc, Board Games


Best Games for Your Next Adult Game Night

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Tags: Featured, Parenting, Board Games, Gift Ideas, Family Game Night, Adult Games, Facebook Share Connect


Pre-Christmas GIVEAWAY! Enter To Win The Road to Bethlehem Board Game!

A lot of families struggle with creating meaningful, family time during the holiday season. It is super easy to want to relax on your phone on Pinterest, while your son plays Minecraft and your daughter watches YouTube videos. Technology has made it easy for us to entertain ourselves, but this doesn’t help us have family time! As a parent, I think it is my responsibility to not only share my Faith but foster good relationships with my kids too. The best way to do this is by spending tim...
Tags: Giveaways, Fashion, Faith, Raphael, Catholic, Christian, Minecraft, Board Games, Large Family, Giveaway, Bethlehem, Family Activities, Family Fun, 12 Days of Christmas, Educational Games, Holiday Features


Gift Ideas for Young Gamers

This post was written by the Experimental Mommy. The games featured below were given in kind for review. All opinions are 100% honest. Affiliate links may be included in this post. With the holidays... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Featured, Parenting, Board Games, Family Game Night, Young Gamers


Cool Stuff: New ‘Game of Thrones’ Monopoly Plays the Show’s Theme Until You Go Crazy

If you thought a good old-fashioned game of Monopoly was already enough to drive you and your entire family up the wall, just wait until you get a load of this new Game of Thrones edition of the classic board game. Hasbro has announced the new Game of Thrones Monopoly, and since there’s a version of the board game branded by almost every conceivable intellectual property in existence, that wouldn’t normally be a big deal However, the new Game of Thrones Monopoly will be the first time ever that...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Monopoly, Game Of Thrones, Hasbro, Board Games, Cool Stuff


A ‘Black Mirror’ Board Game is Here Based on the Social Media-Skewering Episode ‘Nosedive’

The third season of Charlie Brooker‘s sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror began with an episode called “Nosedive.” In it, Bryce Dallas Howard played a character named Lacie who lived in a world in which things like purchasing power and class status were dictated by one’s “Social Score,” a personal rating influenced by each person you come in contact with over the course of each day. It’s the show’s most obvious condemnation of contemporary society’s obsession with social media, and now a Black...
Tags: Movies, Drama, China, Sci-fi, Netflix, Bryce-Dallas-Howard, Board Games, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Lacie, Peeple, Mike Schur, Asmodee, Social Credit System, Social Media Skewering Episode ` Nosedive, Good Place Brooklyn Nine Nine


This weekend’s GameStop PRO DAYS sale can save you a ton on these hot holiday gifts | Sponsored Message

This is a sponsored message from GameStop If your family has video games, gaming systems, or pop culture tees and gifts (hey there, Fortnite fans!) on their holiday wish lists you’re going to want to check out this weekend’s huge GameStop PRO DAYS sale. The GameStop PowerUp Rewards Weekend-Only Sale includes unbeatable deals on the […]
Tags: Holiday Shopping, Games, Shopping, Video Games, Pop Culture, Superheroes, Board Games, Gamestop, Holiday Gift Ideas, Deals And Discount Codes, Toys + Playthings


Here Come the Men in Black (and Ghostbusters!) in the Latest Tabletop Gaming News

The spooky month of Halloween (yes, it’s a full month now) has come and gone, and gamers are getting ready to bring their new favorite board games and tabletop roleplaying games home to try out with their families and friends. At least, that’s what we’re doing! In this latest Gaming Shelf, we look at some of the…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Ghostbusters, Board Games, Men In Black, Tabletop Games, Willy Wonka, Roleplaying Games, Night of the Living Dead, Gaming Shelf


'Groutier': sulky word gives New Zealander fourth world Scrabble title

Nigel Richards, 51, takes championship with 3-1 win over American Jesse DayTactically spelled out across a double-word scoring tile, “groutier” – from “grouty”, meaning cross, sulky or surly – earned Nigel Richards 68 points, $8,000 (£6,200) and the right to call himself the greatest ever player of competitive Scrabble.The 51-year-old Malaysian-based New Zealander took his fourth English Scrabble world title in 11 years after beating the American Jesse Day 3-1. Richards is the only player to hav...
Tags: Sport, Life and style, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, New Zealand, Board Games, Richards, Nigel Richards, Jesse Day, Jesse DayTactically


New Zealander wins record fourth world Scrabble title

Nigel Richards, 51, takes championship with 3-1 win over American Jesse DayTactically spelled out across a double-word scoring tile, “groutier” – from “grouty”, meaning cross, sulky or surly – earned Nigel Richards 68 points, $8,000 and the right to call himself the greatest ever player of competitive Scrabble.The 51-year-old Malaysian-based New Zealander took his fourth English Scrabble world title in 11 years after beating the American Jesse Day. Richards is the only player to have won the tit...
Tags: Sport, Life and style, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, New Zealand, Board Games, Nigel Richards, Jesse DayTactically, Jesse Day Richards