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Board Game Kickstarter Cancelled After Plagiarism Scandal

Overturn: Rising Sands has been one of the most hyped board game projects on Kickstarter this past month, blowing past its funding goal and exciting players with its miniatures (and cheap prices). But it’s now dead in the water, having had its funding suspended by Kickstarter after allegations of, among other things,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Dr. Horrible Board Game Kickstarter Cancelled Because It Didn’t Get The License

A Kickstarter for a board game adaptation of Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog had looked to be going very well earlier this week, going 4x past its stretch goal in just a matter of days. Slight problem though: the game never had the Dr. Horrible license.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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5 Great Tabletop Games and RPGs for When It’s Too Damn Hot Outside

Calling out around the world, are you ready to camp your butt next to an air conditioner? Because summer’s here and the time is right for staying the hell away from all outdoor activities. As summer temperatures continue to break records and raise sea levels, I highly suggest keeping it cool and pull out some […]

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Mapmaker, A Board Game About Gerrymandering And How Terrible It Is

Gerrymandering—“a practice intended to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries”—is a problem in a lot of places, but few are as badly affected as the USA. So a group of young Texans decided to make a board game about it to highlight the issue.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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YouTuber’s Board Game Tutorials Teach The Rules Wrong, And Way Better

Jeff Kornberg’s YouTube channel, The Dragon’s Tomb, does not stand out from the throng of other channels hosting tutorials for board games. Like his peers, Kornberg explains the rules in a slow, gentle voice with frequent cutaways to each game’s pieces, cards, and setup. The difference between Kornberg’s channel and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Mansions Of Madness Is Being Turned Into A Video Game

Fantasy Flight’s excellent Arkham board game Mansions of Madness is getting the video game treatment, and interestingly, it’s not a direct adaptation. Instead it’s a more hands-on take, maintaining the same basic premise while making everything more video gamey.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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