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  1. Family fun for the budget-consciousRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... setting friendly wagers on the outcomes. Example: Winner picks tonight's movie or pizza toppings. Tired of your board game selection? Check thrift stores for old-school versions of Trivial Pursuit or games you haven't seen in a while. One fresh ...


  2. Oakland A's: Mills, Chavez, Zito slated for Spring Training startsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Brad Mills , Jesse Chavez and Barry Zito are scheduled to start the first three games of Spring Training for the Oakland A's. Mills will get the nod in Tuesday's opener against the San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner.


  3. A Word In EdgewiseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    I love this game! And that says a lot because I don't play cards, get mostly bored with board games, and you already know of my abysmal performance at Scrabble with mom. I am probably the only person in the world who has never actually gotten up and acted out a charade, and back when Pictionary was all the rage I failed due to insurmountable artistic challenges.


  4. Sunday Supplement: A Few of My Favorite ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | American Digest

    ... Vincent Laforet And then there is the central "Strip" of buildings and hotels - it actually looks like a Monopoly board game of sorts with hotels and little "Eiffel Towers" fit to scale... In some ways Vegas is just that: a place where people play ...


  5. Get online and vote, or Charleston will not pass GoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    The toy company Hasbro, which apparently bought Parker Bros. some time ago, has announced it will issue a new version of the property trading board game later this year in honor of its 80th birthday.


  6. HackTCNJ: 24 hours of expert programming and innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

    EWING - Hackers aren't just people sitting in a dark room breaking code to get into Sony's email server or leak pictures that celebrities thought were private, and the participants in this year's HackTCNJ want you to know that. At noon Saturday, The College of New Jersey kicked off its third annual hackathon, bringing together budding hackers from high schools and colleges across the nation to see who can create some of the best computerized projects in just 24 hours.


  7. 11 free things to do on a rainy or windy dayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cornish Guardian

    These days it's just too easy to switch on - and switch your brain off - or get your wallet out and go for lunch, the cinema, or a tourist attraction. Finding free things to do is not rocket science - although studying a science course could be included here - but it often takes a bit of thought and planning.


  8. Family fun for the budget-consciousRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... setting friendly wagers on the outcomes. Example: Winner picks tonight's movie or pizza toppings. Tired of your board game selection? Check thrift stores for old-school versions of Trivial Pursuit or games you haven't seen in a while. One fresh ...


  9. Caption Contest 257 ... and the winners of 256Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    CapCon 256's visual allusion to America's favorite board game drew more than 200 entries again, many of them referencing a certain local health care institution. The most clever among them created another first-time champion for the contest.


  10. Monopoly inventor isn't who you thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    ... salesman, was struggling to get by in Depression-era Philadelphia; how, sitting in his basement, he devised a board game with properties, fake money and cute tokens; how Parker Brothers bought it in 1935; how its astonishing popularity made the ...


  11. Could London Be Left Off The Monopoly Board?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Londonist

    Ah Monopoly, the staple board game in many a home. Since its birth in the early 20th century, Monopoly has been party to family nights in, crafty dealings and rows over who gets which playing piece galore.


  12. He got out of jail; did he collect $200, too?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... satisfy Dugan. Enter Tim Gustafson, the civil administrator for the Sheriff's Office. Gustafson also has the board game - who doesn't? - and brought an orange and yellow card to the office. The sheriff's administrative team had two cards laminated, ...


  13. Review: 'The Monopolists,' by Mary PilonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    NONFICTION: The fascinating history of the game of Monopoly, framed by a David and Goliath-style legal battle between an idealistic game inventor and a corporate empire. It's hard to imagine a board game more representative of U.S. history than Monopoly, with its land-grabbing gameplay and capitalist objectives.


  14. Merchant of Venus: A tongue-in-cheek universe of glittering possibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Colorado Springs Independent

    Having a friend buy a copy of a complex, meaty game, digest the rules and play-test it before you sit down for the first time is a boon. I don't know that I would have been able to enjoy the involved and sprawling Merchant of Venus quite as much without my friends doing a walkthrough prior to bringing it over.


  15. Vineyard Haven may land on Monopoly boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Cape Cod Times

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Hasbro Inc. launched an online contest with Buzzfeed Thursday to choose localities that will be featured in a new version of the board game Monopoly, and Vineyard Haven is in the running. While the original Monopoly will continue to feature property spaces named after streets in Atlantic City, N.J., the new 80th anniversary version called Monopoly Here and Now will feature spaces chosen in online voting for both a United States and global edition.


  16. Pierre, Bismarck up for inclusion in new Monopoly ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KVOX-FM Fargo

    PIERRE, S.D. The capital cities of the Dakotas have a chance to pass Go and collect $200. Pierre and Bismarck are among 60 cities up for possible inclusion as property spaces in the new Monopoly Here and Now special U.S. edition of the popular board game.


  17. The Dad Game column: Was it luck or strategy or does it matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    It was a tough contest, with plenty of edge-of-your-seat moments, but you snagged the victory at the end thanks to your clever, insightful, and inspired strategic plays. Or was it just blind, simple luck that carried you to the winner's circle despite your best efforts? Or does it really even matter as long as you and your fellow players had a good time? Welcome to the Great Conundrum of Board Game Players Everywhere: Why, exactly, did you win tonight? Can you claim intellectual superiority or did the dice just like you better? Think of strategy and luck as opposite ends of a line -- a spectrum of game-playing options, if you will.


  18. Tatura Play in the Piazza boosts sustainable livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bendigo Advertiser

    The Sustainable Living Festival will touch down in Tatura on Saturday as part of the Play in the Piazza in Stuart Mock Place. The event will feature sustainable games that require no electricity, a veggie and produce swap and sustainable living displays and stalls.


  19. end: 16 Things to Do and See in Portland, Feb. 27-Mar. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Willamette Week

    ... capitalist cutthroat instincts for generations of children, Monopoly might be the world's most famous board game. But Mary Pilon's new book calls into question the history of the game and its true creator. The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the ...


  20. Free ElsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    In a chilling display of coldhearted injustice, authorities have identified the wrong fictional person in connection with the deep freeze of this relentless 2015 winter. Indeed, poor Elsa of Arendelle has been taken into custody, thanks to prior use of cryokinetic powers to transform her fairy-tale kingdom into a meat locker, an incident chronicled in the award-winning 2013 documentary "Frozen."