Tag - board games

Seriously Old School Board Games

I’ve been a frustrated gamer for all my life, as I’ve mentioned on here numerous times. So I won’t mention the story of my attempt to play, out of desperation, Star Frontiers with my grandmother. Or the fact that the last...

Mega Monopoly?

What? What is this? Rather than just have another themed Monopoly game like NASCAR or Bass Fishing (I’m not making those up–they exist, pal) we now have a Mega version of Monopoly? You must understand: I am a Monopoly fiend. I...

Board Games With Scott

Board Games with Scott – Podcast Review

Board Games with Scott is an excellent biweekly vidcast run by a guy who seems to genuinely love board games and gaming. The podcast is interesting in that it has different segments. First, he introduces the general idea of the game, then...

Nintendo Back in the Day: Before There Were...

Nintendo made games long before there was anything like video games. They actually made board games, among other things. Here’s a gallery of their pre-1980 products. Readers my age are now probably fascinated in the concept of it...

Viktory II

Viktory II: Behind the Scenes of DIY Board...

The man’s name is Peter Morrison. And while you’re busy playing games this weekend, bear this in mind: this guy self-publishes his own board games. That is the coolest freaking idea I have heard all day. Almost as cool as the...

Cobra in the Cockpit

Snakes on a Plane: The Board Game

The movie Snakes on a Plane has managed to gain a bigger following by embracing its sheer idiocy than most films could ever dream of achieving by trying to keep a stiff upper lip. Now it’s taken the next step into utter lunacy by...