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  • April 28, 2016
    This is the D120, a 120-sided die that measures 2-inches in diameter and weighs a fifth of a pound. I bet it sounds amazing rolling across a wooden table. I also bet rolling a 120 is an exhilarating feeling like when the shower water turns cold all of a sudden and it gives y... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2016
    This is a video of Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) pranking Game Of Throne fans (who came for a Game Of Thrones giveaway) at a hobby store in Santa Monica, California by pretending she's a clerk named Loraine. In order to score some free Game Of Thrones swag she makes them act ou... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2016
    A board game based on Jim Henson's Labyrinth is due out this summer, and I am going to play it so hard. The game is being developed by River Horse and The Jim Henson company and actually sounds kind of amazing. Gameplay details and what's included while I wheel myself around ... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2016
    This is a Settlers of Catan board game made with personal pizzas. As is clearly evident by the photo, they really used it to play a game too. That is kinda nasty. Still, I would have eaten most of the game board before the first dice roll. I ate all your settlements, I win!... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2015
    This is the Ouija board rug and coffee table imagined by Dave Delisle of Dave's Geek Ideas. It is now available as a custom commission from Tom Spina Designs. Pretty clever. You ever played with a Ouija board before? My friend had one growing up. We would stay up as late a... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2015
    This is a video demonstration of the Star Wars Holochess table replica that Ian Martin of Dejarik Creations built. It's modeled after the Holochess table seen aboard the Millennium Falcon in Revenge Of The Sith when C-3PO watches R2-D2 and Chewbacca play. Ian really did an ou... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2015
    Bethesda and USAopoly have teamed up to release a Fallout themed Monopoly game this November, just in time for Fallout 4's release. That way when your friends invite you over for game night to play you can turn your phone off and ignore their calls and texts because you're alr... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    Remember that homemade wooden Game Of Thrones RISK game somebody made for themselves? Well now USAopoly (with licensing from Hasbro and HBO) is releasing an official version. It's the perfect combo! Like casually drinking beer and napping on a Saturday afternoon. The game... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2015
    This is a video of a grandfather and grandson playing Pie Face (links to Amazon), a Russian Roulette style game for kids that leaves the loser with a faceful of whipped cream. Or sour cream or apple sauce, really whatever you want to load the hand up with. You spin the spinne... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2015
    This is the soon-to-be-released Game of Thrones edition Monopoly game. The traditional game tokens have been replaced with a direwolf, dragon egg, the Iron Throne, a crown, White Walker and three-eyed raven, and the houses and hotels have been replaced with keeps and villages.... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2014
    These are some examples of the beautifully crafted wooden gaming tables designed and built by Geek Chic. The tables range in price from $2,500 - $16,000 and "have two surfaces - a removable top and a recessed playing area. You can customize the number of player stations, drawe... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    Merriam-Webster has just announced 5,000 new word additions to the Official Scrabble Dictionary, and many of them are what I like to refer to as "bullshit", which isn't even in the dictionary but should be. A sampling of some of the new words: BEATBOX (v. -ED, -ING, -ES) to ... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2014
    Note: Larger shot of the game board right HERE. So apparently a $40 Legend of Zelda edition Monopoly game is coming out next month (September 15th). GameStop (who only gave me $4 in trade for my copy of Dead Island 2) will be selling a special edition of the game that includ... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2014
    These are the $8 ($20 for custom painted ones) Cthulhu and dragon dice made and sold by Etsy seller RobinRed. Pretty cool right? Plus they're allegedly balanced so you don't just roll shitty 3's and 4's all the time. And yes! It's balanced! I wouldn't take it to Vegas or any... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2014
    This the coffee table that Redditor fightingcrime's father carved into a Risk board. The amazing thing is that when you're not playing risk IT FUNCTIONS AS A NORMAL COFFEE TABLE. "That is not amazing." You live a joyless life. Thanks to BBQ, who loves how that guy has eno... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2013
    This is the $40 Walking Dead themed Monopoly game available from ThinkGeek (plus a ton of other places you're welcome to search yourself because I'm not Santa). It plays exactly like Monopoly, but with a zombie apocalypse theme. There's also a Risk game. You want them? Cool,... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2013
    This is a shot of the around 5,000-year old board game tokens recently unearthed at Başur Höyük, in southeast Turkey, making them the oldest known game pieces ever discovered. Any idea what they were playing? Chutes and Ladders? D&D? The Game of Life? I'm going to be a warr... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2013
    This is a video from Rhett and Link (whose honest mobile home commercial is a classic that I watch bi-weekly) explaining the rules of 'Risky Settlers, Knights and Allies of the Lords of Dominion of Earth, Pandemic Edition'. It's a jocular take on the difficulty of learning the... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2013
    This is the custom Fallout board game that Redditor XsimonbelmontX (of Castlevania fame?!) spent eight months making for his wife's birthday. Despite the board's resemblance to Monopoly, he says the only similarity in gameplay is the ability to buy property. Everything else i... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2013
    The board (bored?) gamers' votes have been tallied and the new monopoly token will be...THE KITTY. "The picture kind of gave it away." You're like a modern day Sherlock Holmes. The piece voted to be removed was the iron, which I think we can all agree is the crappiest piece ... / Continue →