Locked room games require logic and puzzle solving, but ThinkFun adds a three dimensional dollhouse that is complete with strange objects to ponder over. Now you need to use your eyes and hands too
This is a look into the game Coup by Indie Boards and Cards. Designer Rikki Tahta with La Mame Games. We will go through the rules, the feel, and the pros and cons for this lovely bluffing game.
Fog of Love is a big and beautiful representation of what a relationship can be -- just don't expect the results to always be what you want.
Board games are one of the oldest forms of entertainment known to humankind. Whether it involves strategy or just a good amount of luck on your side, most of us have fond memories of rolling dice and shuffling game pieces around with loved ones.
Pandemic is a board game in which the players act as a team. Their goal is to control four spreading viruses, while trying to make a vaccine for them. To achieve this, the players need good team work. It is a great game that requires a lot of strategy.
Thousands and thousands of chess players play chess in clubs, city parks and online. Many amateurs to even professional chess players play 1 minute to 5 minute blitz games but can anyone really improve their chess skills if you consistently play bullet and blitz games?
This post covers the moderately popular though always annoying Scandinavian Defense. Here, I discuss my straightforward attempt to combat this defense while still fighting for a win.
This easy trap for beginners is played by black and starts of from the widely used Italian opening. The Blackburn-Shilling Gambit is also known as the Kostic Gambit or the Schilling-Kostic Gambit.
This Hub discusses a simple, solid and complete white repertoire against the Nimzovich Defense (not to be confused with the Nimzo-Indian Defense). Though rare, you'll want to have an answer for it.
These board games may be pricey, but you may very well want to fork out the dough for a chance to experience these gems.
This Hub discusses less theoretical but highly practical alternatives to the Open Sicilian in the 2...e6 Sicilian Defense. These options (3.b3, 3.d3 and 3.g3) have all seen play at the highest level.
I review this expansion, centered on the currently ongoing Secret Wars in Marvel Comics, for the board game Legendary: A Marvel Deck-Building game.
The game "Chutes and Ladders" is based on "Snakes and Ladders," and was originally designed to teach children Hindu principles. Learn the history of the game and fun facts here.
This Hub discusses the Cozio Defense in the Ruy Lopez from black's perspective. It is a practical and underrated opening option for black that has its share of poison.
We discuss the Nimzovich Attack against Petrov's Defense from white's perspective. If you're tired of the boring, symmetrical lines of Petrov's Defense, break the symmetry with this exciting variation.
This Hub will explore the 6.d3 variation of the ever-popular Ruy Lopez opening. This variation is solid, statistically advantageous and avoids a lot of mainline theory, including the Marshall Attack.
Learn more about how to play the board game Castle Panic.
I'll bet you reached this page on family game night, or while researching games that you want to make for your classroom. Maybe you searched for "How to Make Your Own Trivial Pursuit Game." That's how I started when I created an easy way to make my...
Carcassonne is one of the best strategy board games ever created. However, it is the long list of expansions that are available that set it apart. Here we look at the best of them...
The history of chaturanga is a fascinating one. This ancient game has evolved into many different games we play nowadays, including chess and xiangqi. Learn more about this game and how it evolved.
Contained within are a set of alternative rules to enhance the gameplay of the Talisman (4th Edition) board game, along with reviews for all the expansions and other great accessories.
Are you a Huge Nightmare before Christmas fan? Are your kids? Get the a family friendly game with a ghoulish twist! Ahh that famous Tim Burton movie that changed Halloween & Christmas forever! The Nightmare before Christmas is definitely a house favorite around here, So why not get a fun game to go with the creepy movie?
I gave Money Bags, an educational money learning game, to 3 of my grandchildren for Christmas a few years ago. They love this game because: 1. the game is can be played by the entire family at the same time from the youngest to the...
Why buy a set of Chinese Checkers board game when you can all the fun crafting one yourself? I spent a whole day creating diagrams after chatting live with my pa through Skype, asking about how he made himself a Chinese Checker game board. I was enthusiastic to know from him the techniques, materials he used and his own measurements. I was glad I contacted him; my pa was full of equal enthusiasm as he talked about it.
This is a guide to playing the great strategy board game Risk. It is a brilliant game to play when having a night with friends. If you haven't played it before, then take a read, then treat yourself!
What was your favorite game as a child? My favorite game, in which I still play today, is Risk. Today, we will be talking about different Risk Strategies. From North America to Australia I will ensure you are armed with the knowledge to defeat your opponents in combat.