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  • August 13, 2014
    These are some examples of the beautifully crafted wooden gaming tables designed and built by Geek Chic. The tables range in price from $2,500 - $16,000 and "have two surfaces - a removable top and a recessed playing area. You can customize the number of player stations, drawe... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    Merriam-Webster has just announced 5,000 new word additions to the Official Scrabble Dictionary, and many of them are what I like to refer to as "bullshit", which isn't even in the dictionary but should be. A sampling of some of the new words: BEATBOX (v. -ED, -ING, -ES) to ... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2014
    Note: Larger shot of the game board right HERE. So apparently a $40 Legend of Zelda edition Monopoly game is coming out next month (September 15th). GameStop (who only gave me $4 in trade for my copy of Dead Island 2) will be selling a special edition of the game that includ... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2014
    These are the $8 ($20 for custom painted ones) Cthulhu and dragon dice made and sold by Etsy seller RobinRed. Pretty cool right? Plus they're allegedly balanced so you don't just roll shitty 3's and 4's all the time. And yes! It's balanced! I wouldn't take it to Vegas or any... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2014
    This the coffee table that Redditor fightingcrime's father carved into a Risk board. The amazing thing is that when you're not playing risk IT FUNCTIONS AS A NORMAL COFFEE TABLE. "That is not amazing." You live a joyless life. Thanks to BBQ, who loves how that guy has eno... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2013
    This is the $40 Walking Dead themed Monopoly game available from ThinkGeek (plus a ton of other places you're welcome to search yourself because I'm not Santa). It plays exactly like Monopoly, but with a zombie apocalypse theme. There's also a Risk game. You want them? Cool,... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2013
    This is the conceptual Ouija board rug and coffee table imagined by Dave Delisle of Dave's Geek Ideas. Pretty clever. You ever played with a Ouija board before? My friend had one growing up. We would stay up as late as we could and then ask it all sorts of questions about g... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2013
    This is a shot of the around 5,000-year old board game tokens recently unearthed at Başur Höyük, in southeast Turkey, making them the oldest known game pieces ever discovered. Any idea what they were playing? Chutes and Ladders? D&D? The Game of Life? I'm going to be a warr... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2013
    This is a video from Rhett and Link (whose honest mobile home commercial is a classic that I watch bi-weekly) explaining the rules of 'Risky Settlers, Knights and Allies of the Lords of Dominion of Earth, Pandemic Edition'. It's a jocular take on the difficulty of learning the... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2013
    This is the custom Fallout board game that Redditor XsimonbelmontX (of Castlevania fame?!) spent eight months making for his wife's birthday. Despite the board's resemblance to Monopoly, he says the only similarity in gameplay is the ability to buy property. Everything else i... / Continue →