Monopoly buys, trades, and moves that guarantee losses. Guide to 7 common traps of Parker Brothers and Hasbro's most famous board game.
Count down and review the ten best social deduction games where players must determine one another's identities!
These are 10 board games I have played in the last year that I have found to be very fun and entertaining. I think everyone should play them at least once!
A new chess variant based on some old concepts. It is free, fun, and can be customized for all ages.
The value of board games continues to make collecting a good investment both financialy and historically important because of a significant change in cultural changes between the 50's and 60's. What's hiding in your attic? Do not throw your old games away. They may be more valuable than you think!
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.
Need a new game for your family game night? Find out why The Game of Life by Milton Bradley will be the perfect fit for you by reading this review. You'll learn a little history about the game too.
The Roman game of Rota was popular with Roman soldiers 2000 years ago. It's easy to play, and unlike tic-tac-toe, it's not liable to end in a tie!
This is an opening that I discovered through trial and error, and didn't realize until recently that it had a name. The Inverted Hanham is quite close to the King's Indian Attack, which itself can be played against many openings. I use a slightly...
Get planning suggestions, game ideas and some fun themes for your game night party. Fun for everyone and easy to organize, game night parties are always a hit!
To win a conflict, you must first deploy your soldiers to advantageous positions to prepare for it. In this visual tutorial, that's exactly what you'll learn to do. The best part is: it's simple.
Five lines is a board game from at least the 7th century BCE (maybe older). There are no known extant rules, but we can speculate on how to play. Want to learn how to play the historic game of five lines?
Scythe is a worker placement/economic engine board game set in an alternate-history 1920s period. We'll explore how colorblindness affects gameplay.
Do you love playing Scrabble but wish you could score more? Using these tips will not only increase your score but also your enjoyment of the game.
Scoville is a strategy board game in which colorful peppers are planted, harvested, and sold. All of the colors may make game play challenging for individuals with colorblindness.
Board games are one of the oldest forms of gaming — and one of the oldest games found to date comes from Ancient Egypt. It is called Senet, the game of “passing.”
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.
Simple house rules makes a game of mahjong faster and more enjoyable, with easy-to-calculate scores. These house rules are great with 3 or 4 players!
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.
Read my review of the game Mystic Vale. I explain what this game is about, how to play, and what makes it GREAT!
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!
Learn to play chess the easy way with this 3-step visual guide, which covers all the basics and provides tips to help you get started.
The amazing benefits of crowding around a table with people and enjoying some good ole' fashioned board gaming mayhem. Why you need to start playing as well.
Do you find trivia games too difficult, too easy, too boring, or too time-consuming? Now you can easily make your own trivia game from scratch! Includes instructions for making question cards, game pieces, and a game board.
Cooperative board games are fun for groups but also a great choice for solo game play! Read on to learn about my favorite picks for solo gaming.
I love throwing parties and inviting guests over to play games. Here are a few of my favorite adult party board games that are easy-to-learn and fun.
This Heroclix guide contains a printable ability sheet, information for people new to the game, and links to purchase every single required item to begin playing.
Read my review of Epic Spell Wars of The Battle Wizards- Rumble at Castle Tentakill, a 2-4 player card game that's very funny and entertaining.
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.
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!
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.
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.
It's true, chess makes you smart and intelligent. However, there's more to it than that. Want to find out?
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!
A good board game can bring so much fun to your kids during the Christmas season. A great one will keep everyone's interest and last all year round. Here's a short list of my favorites.