DROPMIX a Game of Mashing-Up Your favorite Music

Hasbro and Harmonix (Rock Band, Dance Central)have teamed up to launch a music mixing game called DROPMIX. The game uses a special board and cards in combination with the free DROPMIX app to allow players to mix Pop, R&B, Dance, Indie, Country,

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5 Great Games for Younger Gamers

Gamers, awesomely, come in all shapes and sizes.  However, what is fantastic table-fodder for your crew of game night regulars may not be ideally suited for families with a wunderkind or two.  No matter!  There are a ton of games perfectly

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OffWorld Designs is Giving Away 2 Tickets to Gen Con!

Do you want to go to Gen Con 50, one of the largest gaming conventions in the world, but are lacking tickets? OffWorld Designs, the official merchandise partner of Gen Con, is giving away 2 tickets right now! You can enter

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Jess Visits the Game Developers Conference

Each year Game Developers Conferences (GDC) occur all around the world in locations like China, Canada, Europe, and San Francisco. I ventured across the country to check out how board games have infiltrated this typically video-game focused event. This was my

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Women Game Designers Kick Butt!

It’s International Women’s Day so let’s give some props to these awesome designers! Mary Flanagan Mary Flanagan is a powerhouse of creation. When she isn’t designing games she is an educator and researcher. She founded the Tiltfactor Game Research Laboratory,

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Collaborate in Creation with Playsource

Creators Media, Inc. has announced the launch of Playsource, a new site where designers and fans can work together to create games. Playsource is focused on independent projects for digital games and board games and lets indie developers connect with their fans as their

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Playtable: The Future of Board Games?

A lot of board games have been translated into digital games as of late and some of the ports are really quite excellent, but, of course, these games must be played on mobile devices. The tiny screens restrict a programmers

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Devir Brings a Whole New Market to Toy Fair

Sometimes you attend a conference and run to and fro, meeting to meeting, making contacts, throwing business cards into the air like you just don’t care and then sometimes you take a seat at a table and have what turns

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Calliope Introduces Dicey Peaks

Every time we meet with Calliope Games at a convention, they bring a pile of games, many of which are from their Titans Series.  But at this year’s Toyfair got us a sneak peek at something they are bringing to

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The Right of Kings is Coming to Kickstarter

The Right of Kings (ROK), created by Alex Rivas, is a 2 to 4 player struggle for power. Each player represents a kingdom trying to find the rightful king and reach the medallion in the middle of the board. At the beginning of

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