1500 years old and still going strong.
1500 years old and still going strong.
For when you’re snowed in with your parents and forced to play a game about the miserable circumstances that brought you there.
Remember these games…and how fucked up they were? ’90s girls: This is why you are the way you are.
Snazzy. Oh, designers and their games.
Internet memes, “Jersey Shore,” and ESPECIALLY Zynga ripoffs-of-board-games-turned-back-into-board-games are an affront to gaming. They must be stopped.
Delta Heavy’s stop-motion video featuring childhood board games is giving OK GO a run for its money.
What was it about the ’90s that spawned board games that were dependent on how able you were to place pieces on a delicate contraption? (Jenga, Don’t Break The Ice, Mouse Trap, Don’t Wake Daddy… just to name a few.) The Spinto Band’s latest video explores how a poor kid who constantly loses could eventually snap.
A special designer edition of Scrabble now comes in a font of your choice (or an assorted font pack) and features beautiful walnut tiles. Too bad Words with Friends isn’t this pretty. Available for pre-order here. (via poploser.org)
Can you conquer the web? Conquer the Internet and invade social networks like Facebook or Twitter, browsers, emerging sites like Behance or Pinterest and old classics like Flickr, Myspace or DeviantArt.
What do you mean this isn’t available at retail? Deviant artist Pink Axolotl made this one of a kind board for her boyfriend’s birthday. Now if we all work together, we can steal it.
Hollywood should feel free to contact me about my writing credit. With movies based on Candyland, Battleship, Monopoly and even Ouija, Hollywood is really scraping the bottom of the barrel. So while they’re down there, they might as well cash in on our nostalgia too. I took
thirty minutes days out of my time to help them with these well thought out and plot-hole proof concepts.
The “A-1 Scrabble Design Edition Board” is a creation by designer Andrew Capener, with a completely new and unique board, including customizable fonts for the tiles in a variety of typesets. It’s got everything from Books Antiqua to Helvetica. (via good.is) View List ›
Some of the weirdest/dumbest games ever. The announcers voice really add to the value here. View List ›
It’s not often that you hear news about board game champions. Recently, Scrabble king Mark Nyman lost his crown to the flamboyant Mikki Nicholson at the Scrabble national championships. Here are some of the other champs you’ve probably never heard of. View List ›
Snakes and Lattes is Toronto’s first “board game café.” Customers each pay a five-dollar flat fee for unlimited use of the game collection during a single visit. There are also drinks (including lattes, of course), tarts, and quiches. A liquor license is on the way. View Image ›
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GamesRadar has created the ultimate version of Monopoly for the gamer set. Can someone give me a loan so I can buy Hyrule for $350?
This is one way to make your mundane nightly bedroom tasks more palatable to everyone involved. Your D&D experience won’t suffer either. View Image ›
Can you name all the games these cupcakes represent? View Image ›
People are playing a life-size version of Candyland down Lombard Street in San Francisco RIGHT NOW! Lombard Street is the famous twisty road that everyone sees when they visit San Francisco. If you’ve been there, you probably have a picture of it. Go check. View Image ›
A theoretical board game based on the novel (and subsequent film) Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The briefcase of parts includes inhalants, stimulants and unclassified hallucinogens, among other horrifying drugs. Do not pass GO, do not take 20 Vicodin. View Image ›
Here’s an image from a super-fun Spanish board game called Loto de Socorrismo. Learning how to make your little brother vomit is only one of the many exciting aspects of Loto de Socorrismo. You can also chop your fingers off, or get set on fire! This is truly one of the best educational games on the market. View Image ›
Paris based advertising agency Ogilvy and Mather have done an amazing job for Mattel in creating a trio of advertisements for the “love it or hate it” board game of Scrabble. This, my BuzzFeed brothers and sisters, is what I call an ad apart. Sit back and enjoy! Watch Video ›
An obscure German board game is slowly becoming one of the best selling games in the U.S. I played this on New Year’s Eve and was totally stumped, but I think it was the wine. As usual, I got my ass kicked. Read More ›
For all you Scrabble fanatics out there, here is the ultimate - a keyboard made from Scrabble tiles. The keyboard was made by a couple Scrabble enthusiasts and is one-of-a-kind. View Image ›
The world has voted and the results are in for the cities that will make up the new Monopoly Here And Now: World Edition. Supposedly over 5.6 million people voted, but it raises some suspicion that Boardwalk and Park Place are being replaced by Montreal and Riga, Latvia. I demand a recount! Read More ›