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XCOM: The Board Game Works -- You, Your Friends And A Table Vs The UFOs

In real life, Toby’s a database guy for Goldman Sachs. Tonight, he’s XCOM’s Chief Scientist and he’s spending worryingly large amounts of our money.


Classic Board Games That Are Better As Video Games

On the sliding continuum of ‘gaming as a worthy pursuit,’ board games are respected more than video games.


Conan Game Crushes Kickstarter, Sees Your Money Driven Before You

Monolith wanted $US80,000 for a Conan The Barbarian board game. They’re on track to get over $US1 million.


Parks And Recreation's Absurd Board Game Could Become Reality

Created by Ben Wyatt in a season six episode of Parks and Recreation, the Cones of Dunshire has come to represent everything wonderful and horrible about overly-complicated fantasy board games. Now Mayfair Games is Kickstarting a full version — but it’s not cheap.


How To Win At Game Of Thrones (The Board Game)

Game of Thrones is not like other board games. While there are plenty of strategy games out there, and plenty of games where people have to be dicks to each other, none walk the line between them as well as Fantasy Flight’s classic. Which can make it tough to get your head around. So I’m here to help.


Pick The Perfect Board Game With This Insane Flow Chart

One of my New Year’s Resolutions — no joke — is to play more board games. This intensely detailed flow chart has been super helpful in helping me navigate the unknown waters that is modern board games. It’s awesome.


Classic PC Space Game Returns As A...Tabletop Game

Freespace, the last of the great PC space shooters, is coming back. But as a tabletop miniatures wargame. Made by Chris Taylor, lead designer on the original Fallout.


Turning Stealth Video Games Into Stealth Board Games

Thibaud de la Touanne spent 20 years working in the video game business, most recently with Ubisoft Montreal. He’s left that behind now, though, and is bringing that experience to board games.


Watch The Finals Of The Netrunner World Champs

Fantasy Flight’s World Championship Weekend is still going on, closing with the finals of the Netrunner tournament. You can catch it right here.


The Best 3D Castlevania Is This Custom-Made Board Game

A massive game board inspired by the original NES classic, 11 characters with upgrade-able weapons and abilities, battle dice, movement dice and more than 100 item and monster cards — this is the ultimate Castlevania board game.


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