Use Your Sweet ICECOOL Skills to Win a Trip to Antarctica!

It’s almost fall, but summer’s strangle hold on the temperature lately is just awful. Every day is like living in a sauna, but thankfully Brain Games has announced their “ICECOOL Antarctica challenge“! They’re funding a trip for two people to Antarctica where

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Coming Soon: Button Men and University Tak!

Cheapass Games is releasing two new games this month: Button Men and the University Edition of Tak! Button Men is a strategy dice game about beating people up. Originally released in 1999, Button Men garnered awards, accolades, and a fervent

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Jess Guest judges the Wacom Heroes & Villains Contest

Jess: This past March, Shapeways and Wacom ran a special Heroes & Villains Contest, where entrants could design a 28mm scale miniature. To help break a tie with the judges, I was invited to choose my top contender in the contest

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Game On at Gen Con 50

Create Games at Gen Con 50

The Get Your Game On Challenge is coming to Gen Con 50! Game On Tabletop, the crowdfunding site for tabletop games, will be running the Get Your Game On Challenge at Gen Con 50. The competition will challenge independent game designs

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HABA contest

Let’s Make Some HABA Games!

Looking to design a fun game and love winning stuff? Well do I have news for you then! HABA USA is hosting a game design contest this summer. Designers will each get a kit of random components from HABA games like puzzle pieces,

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lucas oil stadium

Gen Con 50 Expands and Names Some Beer!

This year Gen Con 50 will be growing to encompass the same play field used by the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. This means the Games Library & Pick-up Play space will relocate from the ICC to the new location on the LOS field. Interested gamers

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jess's birthday contest

Updated Prizes! Let’s Party With a Birthday Giveaway!

Update: We’ve just added Avalanche at Yeti Mountain donated by our wonderful friend  Matt Wolfe! Also, because we’ve had so many donations we are adding a fourth chance to win! Jess: Guess what everyone? Its Birthday Giveaway time again! Every

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Coming to Kickstarter: Wages of War

On April 11th, Ben Mora, creator of Flip!, is Kickstarting his latest game Wages of War: The Uncooperative Siege Game. It will be a 2-4 player worker placement game influenced by games like Puerto Rico. In the game you will

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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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Win Wrong Chemistry From MAGE Co!

UPDATE! We’ve extended the deadline on this contest! You have until Feb 27th to enter! Hey everyone! It’s contest time! To help get the word out about their upcoming Kickstarter, this week our pals at MAGE Company are giving one lucky

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