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3 hrs ago | MobyGames

New Game: Monopoly

From Sculptured Software comes an adaptation of the classic board game Monopoly for the dominating console systems of the early 90s .

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7 hrs ago | WorthPlaying

PC Preview - 'Hex: Shards of Fate'

Hex: Shards of Fate combines the community and storytelling aspects of a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game with the compelling collectable and strategic game play of a trading card game to create an entirely new gaming experience.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Hex: Shards of Fate, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Video Games, Magic, Stainless Games, Paramount Digital Entertainment, Wizards of the Coast, Digital Extremes, Star Trek

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Has a board game ever caused a fight between you and your spouse? Here's director Stuart...

We've all argued with friends and family during Monopoly, releasing pent-up frustration saved over the years for the moment they pass go and collect $200.

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Related Topix: Games, PopCap, Monopoly , Sperasoft, Video Games, Amy Acker, Fran Kranz, Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Eater

Game On: Nostalgia for the relative economic security...

Nostalgia for the relative economic security and carefree pop culture stylings of the '80s and '90s has reached new levels with SOMA bar Raven 's new lineup, which now features vintage arcade games like PacMan, Frogger and Donkey Kong , plus a Monday night board game focus.

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Blue's News

Dicetiny Announced

Indie Korean developer Fakedice announces Dicetiny is in development for early access release this winter, saying a Kickstarter will launch next month to support its development.

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LA Weekly

5 Dance Shows to See in L.A. This Week, Including L.A.'s Largest Dance Fest

Twice each year, the MAK Center hosts young artists from outside the United States, giving them an apartment they can stay in for three months while working on a project based on Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Games, Burbank, CA, Santa Monica, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Kotaku

Mario, Board Games, Beer...Deep Space Looks Like Fun

His Call of Duty space stuff is fantastic, but it's the homages to Alien/2001 that I just love .

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Cleveland.com

Gary and Laura Dumm giving away money at art exhibit

LAKEWOOD, Ohio - Husband and wife Cleveland artists Gary and Laura Dumm figured out a way to ensure that people show up for their new art display - free money! The Dumms will present "Fame Shame Blame Game," their display of nine, oversize paintings at the Breakneck Gallery in Lakewood for most of the month of September and the first 100 people at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lakewood, OH, Games, Painting, Arts

The Washington Evening Journal

Library plans for early-out Wednesdays

Feel free to bring blankets and pillows to make your movie viewing more comfortable.

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Examiner.com

Back to school with educational games

Students of all ages add to their knowledge base when they play games. Card and board games also build social interaction while digital games can feature exciting visual and sound effects for solitary play.

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LA Weekly

5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week, Including Kake, Kake, Kake

This isn't your high school chemistry class. Nerd Nite, which hosts events in cities from Vancouver to Auckland, eschews the bunsen burners for beer in a night of short lectures on topics designed to pique your scientific curiosity.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, N.E.R.D., Los Angeles, CA, Science / Technology, Space, Games, Santa Monica, CA

LA Weekly

Tue 2

Just as organizations such as A/V Geeks and the Prelinger Archives have been busy digitizing Super-8 and 16mm home movies, instructional films, and other forms of celluloid ephemera, Everything Is Terrible is dedicated to finding the most god-awful casualties of VHS and virtually every kind of media thereafter.

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Related Topix: The 5th Dimension, Pop/Rock, Dimension, Jazz, Games, Los Angeles, CA, Arts, Ballet, Burbank, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bloomberg

DeNA Surges After Topping Apple Apps Chart in Japan

DeNA Co. surged in Tokyo trading after its Kiritani-san x Bike Run game jumped to the top ranking of free Apple Inc. iOS application downloads in Japan .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

What every generation needs to know about money

DID you miss out on pay rise this year? Well don't resign yourself to another year of being strapped for cash, there are other ways of getting more money.

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Zap2it.com

'Firefly' lives on in new Yahtzee board game

You can't take the sky from fans of "Firefly" who want to own all the collectibles there are to own related to the series.

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Gamasutra

Trailer Roundup: Dungeon crawling, RPGs, local multiplayer, and more

This week's trailer roundup features a multiplayer dungeon crawler in which players play both monsters and hero, a digital dungeon crawling board game, a Japanese RPG with a very non-standard battle system, a match-3 game that appears to be a survival sandbox game, a midieval themed shoot 'em up, an action RPG focused on storytelling through ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Love it or hate it: Friends who dreamed up Marmite board games win...

'All I want is peace': Thousands of mourners including Jesse Jackson and Spike Lee arrive for Michael Brown funeral as teen's father calls for protesters to observe a 'day of silence' Outrage as British Embassy in Washington holds a party to 'commemorate' 200th anniversary of the burning of the White House Who is the homeless youth who went to the ... (more)

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AGA News

US Open & Masters Division Crosstabs Updated; Game Records Still Wanted

The 2014 US Open crosstab has been updated with nearly 60 game records sent in by players.

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The Eagle

Family, VIPs, public say farewell to Senator Jeffords

The Rev. Dr. Steven Berry of Grace Congregational UCC reads a passage from the Old Testament's Book of Ecclesiastes: "For everything there is a season."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, US Military, US Navy, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Games

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Board game invented by Edmonton friends resurrected

That's one of the more than 432 questions in the re-released online version of Funny You Should Ask, a board game invented by two Edmonton best friends in the late 1980s.

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