Do you want to beat your friends at checkers? This article covers basic checkers strategy and tactics to take your checkers game to the next level.
With all the new high-tech devices such as laptops and smartphones, board games remain an all-time favorite for many. And when a group of people is hooked up on exciting, spooky games, it all becomes better! They can be enjoyed with the whole family, or just older siblings and friends.
Learn how to play the one-vs-many deduction board game Fury of Dracula!
This article discusses accepting what seems like a violation of a principle in order to attain good middle game play.
Read my review of Tiny Epic Quest. This game is adorable and fun! You can even play it by yourself! I will explain how to play and what makes this game great!
Read my review of Epic Spell Wars of the Battle Wizards: Rumble at Castle Tentakill, a 2- to 4-player card game that's very funny and entertaining.
The value of board games continues to make collecting a good investment both financially and historically. What's hiding in your attic? Do not throw your old games away. They may be more valuable than you think!
Discover the card game that started America's gaming craze in the late 1800s . . . and the woman who invented it.
Learn the true story of Monopoly, the game that inspired this timeless classic, and the woman who started it all.
Reiner Knizia's classic Lord of the Rings board game is a cooperative game that is steeped in Tolkien tradition, well-balanced, and fun for friends and family ages 12+.
Boggle is a classic family game that's fun for people aged 8–80+. This review and analysis of the game shows you why it’s a wonderful way to bring your family together for a few minutes in the middle of the chaos of modern life. Family time is precious, and Boggle is a great way to play and connect.
It's true, chess makes you smart and intelligent; however, there's more to it than that. Want to know how else chess can improve your life? Read on to find out.
In Stone Age, players collect wood, break stone, wash their gold from the river, trade freely, expand their village and so on to achieve new levels of civilization. Colorblindness may affect play.
One of our favorite games is The Castles of Burgundy. Set in medieval France, each player builds their own princedom using buildings, farms, mines, and more. Let's see how colorblindness affects play.
Merkator is about the rise of Hamburg after the Thirty Years' War. Players act as merchants collecting goods to fulfill contracts. Colorblindness may come into play with this bright, colorful game.
Dominoes is a game that is fun to learn. I was at an Ugly Sweater party and was invited to play. In this article, I share how to play, how to win, and a little advice on strategy.
The best free chess engines for game analysis, playing against, engine vs. engine bouts, and anything else you might think of. Warning! These chess engines are super powerful!
Here's a collection of free UCI-compatible chess programs for running UCI engines such as Stockfish, Komodo, and more. These programs are great for analyzing games, managing pgn files, and more!
Scrabble is a very simple and fun game, yet it's more complex than just chucking up words. It involves plenty of strategy.
Settlers of Catan is one of the best strategy board games of all time. What sets it apart, though, is the range of excellent expansions. This guide will review the features of each.
Munchkin Panic is a new board game that infuses the cooperative game Castle Panic with elements from the popular card game Munchkin. Read my independent review to learn more.