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  1. Wipe the board for the NSPCCRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Luton Today

    ... or any other time of the day - and a spirit of friendly, competitive fun. And hey presto, you've got a Really Big Board Game Day to remember! "Why not make your Really Big Board Game Day even more of a winner by baking some cakes and other goodies ...


  2. Gamer pub Chromatic Dragon to open next week on MLKRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Somewhere at the intersection of Dungeons and Dragons and Dave & Buster's, a new gaming restaurant and bar is set to open May 1 in downtown Savannah. Called The Chromatic Dragon, the space at 514 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, formerly Bub-Ba-Q's, will combine food, beverages and lots of games - board games, video games, party games and tabletop role-playing games, according to its owners.


  3. Obituary: Artist Francis TsaiRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Gamasutra

    Video game, movie, and comic artist Francis Tsai has passed away, as confirmed by his wife, Linda. Tsai, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2010, created art for games such as Myst III and the Tomb Raider franchise, as well as comic books, card and board games, and Hollywood movies.


  4. Don't Pass GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pasadena Weekly

    "The Monopolists: The Obsession, Fury and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game," by Mary Pilon; Bloomsbury, New York; $20.34. All of us have childhood memories of playing Monopoly.


  5. St Andrews misses out on its own Monopoly board gameRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fife Now

    ... shortlist of six for the special edition of the game, but was pipped in a public poll by Perth. The world-famous board game is 80 this year and, to celebrate, London games' chiefs had originally shortlisted 20 Scottish locations then narrowed these ...


  6. 'Monopsony and Market Power in the Labor Market'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Economist's View

    Monopsony and market power in the labor market : We've all heard the term "monopoly," even if it's just in the context of the board game. But a related term, or even another face of monopoly, is monopsony.


  7. The town too posh for Monopoly: Board game makers planning special...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    The town too posh for Monopoly: Board game makers planning special Exeter version told there is nowhere low-rent enough to be 'Old Kent Road' Exeter has been dubbed 'too posh for Monopoly' after game makers were told there is nowhere low-rent enough to fill the space of Old Kent Road It's the most popular board game in the world, with hundreds of versions springing up in far-flung cities across the globe. But Monopoly-makers planning a special Exeter edition have been told there is nowhere low-rent enough to fill the space of Old Kent Road.


  8. Calliope Games Announces Titan Series Kickstarter CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... Series games will be launched over the next three years and will include a wide variety of games including a board game, dice game, word game, party game, card game, strategy game, and more. The Titan Series is a line of casual, family-friendly ...


  9. Silly Kid Games Launches 30-Day Kickstarter Campaign for New Golem Academy Action Anime Card GameRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Silly Kid Games, LLC has launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign to promote and fund the release of its new action anime-inspired Golem Academy card game. Golem Academy transports players to Dark Tree Village in the mythical world of the Golems - powerful protectors brought to life by the magic of the Dark Tree.


  10. Gamers convention in Scranton this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    The annual conference, which brings together gamers of all sorts, begins today at 2 p.m. and runs through Sunday night at Hilton Scranton and Conference Center on Adams Avenue. Entry fees vary by day, and weekend passes are available.


  11. Stirling snubbed in its bid to have special version Monopoly made,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    A public vote was held to select one Scottish city for the special version, which will be released later this year. The city lost out to old rival Perth in a competition to have a new board created to mark the legendary board game's 80th year.


  12. Out in Toronto: April 23 - "29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Xtra!

    Ladies and their allies shake a little butt while exchanging mildly amused smirks over the fortuitously rhyming names of the DJs - Tricky Moreira and Sticky Cuts - at Toastr's Tricky and Sticky edition. The former, a Toronto staple for decades, spins tech and deep house; the latter serves up hip hop, R&B and dancehall.


  13. Sheriff of Nottingham: A merry tale of fun, laughter and negotiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | RecordNET

    One of the board games making a big splash last year was Sheriff of Nottingham by Arcane Wonders. It's for three to five players and involves some role-playing, bluffing and memory.


  14. The Highlands County YMCA will host Healthy Kids Day on Saturday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Highlands Today

    The Highlands County Student Art Show will take place 5-8 p.m. today and 12-3 p.m. Saturday, featuring the visual arts of Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring high schools, at Circle Theatre. The public is invited.


  15. End game: Last day at Blinn's a sad end to a joyful legacyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Mark Crofutt, the owner of Blinn's, and buyer Sean O'Brien, wait on customers on the store's last day Saturday. The Gonzalez family, Nico, 4, Luca, 2, and dad, Rafael, shop at Blinn's for the last time Saturday. 2 comments

  16. Get a job: Be a Systems Designer for Sucker PunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gamasutra

    The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry! Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now. Are you the sort of Systems Designer that reads though board game instruction manuals as if they were spy thrillers? Do you look through the rule set and instantly see opportunities for betrayals and glorious come-from-behind victories? Do you inevitably end up creating a few new rules to make the experience even more dramatic? Is that you? If it is, let's talk.


  17. Earth Day cleanup is this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    It seems like the weather is finally warming up. Everyone is outside and cleaning up their property and going for walks, and what better way to combine those two things than by volunteering to help clean your road or street or someplace else around town at the annual Earth Day clean up this Saturday.


  18. police report: April 23, 2015 issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Greenfield

    ... April 16. A cell phone was reported stolen at Aldi's, 4615 W. Layton Ave., at 6:55 p.m. April 17. The manager at Board Game Barrister LLC, 6120 W. Layton Ave., called police at 8:55 p.m. April 17 to report someone shoplifted 10 games. An air ...


  19. Summer Camp Offerings Galore at the Waldo County YmcaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Republican Journal

    Waldo County YMCA SUMMER CAMP Registration begins on April 27 for Members and open registration for all others begins May 4!Make summer for your child special - JOIN US! At the Waldo County YMCA, our goal is to keep your child energized and active. We will offer arts & crafts, board games, gym games, quiet-time, swimming, playground time, special trips and so much more! The older group of campers will spend the majority of their time outdoors.


  20. The Tories' nutty tax promises, how Fallon weaponised Trident, and a minor cricketing dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Statesman

    ... The most cheering thing I've read in a newspaper recently is the Guardian 's extract from a new book on the board game Monopoly. It was not, as most people think, invented in the 1930s by a salesman called Charles Darrow, but in 1903 by Lizzie ...