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  • May 16, 2016
    This is a video of a cat playing a game of homemade whack-a-mole with itself. It looks like its having a hard time comprehending just what's happening as it presses on that lever. Presumably because it's a cat and about as smart as an average two year old, or a 12-year old Ge... / Continue →
  • May 3, 2016
    This is a flowchart created by the folks at Sharkbomb Game Design Services to use to see where you fit in for a career in video game development. You can buy a print of the thing HERE in case you're looking for that perfect flowchart to decorate your cubicle wall. My cubicle ... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2016
    Because cheaters gonna cheat, this is a video demonstration of the little four-armed robot that Youtuber DenverFinn built to set the record for playing Piano Tiles 2 on the iPad. Impressive, but you want to know how to really win at Piano Tiles? Never start playing in the fir... / 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 →
  • April 14, 2016
    Because the world is going to end soon anyways, this is a video created by Balázs Bánk of the Flappy Bird game he ported to play on an eVic-VTC Mini vaporizer mod. How about that! "But why?" I dunno, presumably just because he could, because I see absolutely no other reason ... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2016
    To advertise their giant Jenga set (it's 8 times as large as a regular set and costs a staggering $120), this is a video of two dudes playing the game after setting the tower on fire. They don't get burned thanks to a special flame retardant goo they've covered their hands wit... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2016
    This is the official LEGO Marble Maze set being released this April. The set was designed by Jason Allemann, whose LEGO labyrinth set this one is based on I previously posted back in 2012 HERE. Well LEGO has finally decided to make it. The 769 piece set will cost $70, which ... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2016
    This is the already funded Kickstarter campaign for multiple series of cast metal gaming dice from Trayser Metal Works. $14 gets you a single die of your choice cast in yellow brass, ancient bronze, white bronze or aluminum alloy. There are no discounts for buying multiple di... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2016
    These are the HexCups designed by William Heimsoth and Aaron Attebery. $15 gets you a complete set (22 cups, 3 balls) provided they reach their Kickstarter goal. HexCups are beer pong cups that are crush-proof, won't slide on spilled beer, and fit together perfectly because t... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    These are the real Batman Vs. Superman Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots available from Mattel. The classic 'punch your opponent's head off' fighting game been updated with sound effects, and instead of their heads popping off, the whole character pops off the base when they've been de... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    This is a simple way to help kids (or adults -- don't act like you know where bismuth is!) learn the periodic table: by turning it into a classic game of Battleship. Basically you just print out and laminate four copies of the periodic table, then play like a regular game of B... / 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 →
  • October 28, 2015
    This is short video from the Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco detailing how biologists keep captive octopuses stimulated so they don't get depressed. Apparently they give them puzzles and toys and BODY MASSAGES. I wish I got body massa... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2015
    This is the Doughnut Pool Table designed and built by artist Cléon Daniel (previously: his banana shaped pool table). The doughnut's hole allows players to crawl under the table and shoot from the middle. I would play it. I am good at pool. Actually, I am good at all bar sp... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2015
    This is a robotic hand created by the folks at the University of Tokyo's Ishikawa Oku Lab that never loses at rock-paper-scissors. How? By reading your hand then responding with the winning gesture in less than a millisecond. Whatever, I could still beat it. Ready? One, tw... / 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 →
  • August 11, 2015
    Archery Tag is a new sport sweeping the nation (no clue if this is accurate) that combines the mechanics of archery and paintball. There isn't any paint though (although there should be), instead, opposing teams shoot foam-tipped arrows at each other and you are eliminated by ... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    This is a series of photos of the PokeRangers, a group of Pokemon/Power Ranger mashup cosplayers who recently attended Otakon 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Who's your favorite? I like the Magikarp Ranger. When they all come together to form their giant mechanical Zord, what p... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    Slip Cups are a set of plastic cups ($5 for 20) that sit inside the regular 16 and 18-ounce plastic cups used for beer pong. They fit snugly inside the cups above the beer-line and are not filled with beer themselves, preventing players from having to drink the hair and dirt t... / Continue →