Someone Figured Out How To Turn Puzzles Into a Board Game

Puzzles can be a fun way to kill some time with friends or family, but there's no real competition until someone claims the last piece. How are you supposed to know who's superior to who? The folks at GameBrotherZ have come up with a solution with a board game called Tracktic that combines your love of puzzles with… » 11/19/14 3:05pm 11/19/14 3:05pm

A Board Game That Teaches Four-Year-Olds How To Code

When was the last time a champion speller rolled up to a Bee in a Ferrari? Never. If you really want to guarantee your kids make something of themselves one day, you'll want to forget board games like Scrabble and focus on building real-world skills. Not only does Robot Turtles teach a love of Herpetology (the study… » 11/10/14 12:50pm 11/10/14 12:50pm

How To Turn the Settlers Of Catan Board Into a Globe

If you've played every expansion available, and have mixed up the rules six ways from Sunday, but are still finding yourself bored of The Settlers of Catan, here's a hail mary pass that might just make it interesting again. It involves turning the game's 2D board into a 3D sphere that Instructables user PenfoldPlant » 2/01/14 9:00am 2/01/14 9:00am

My Monopoly Lets You Name Your Own Properties on a Custom Board

Boardwalk, Park Place, and even Marvin Gardens are all iconic properties on the world's most popular board game. But what if you wanted to play a game of Monopoly with locales you were actually familiar with? A simple Sharpie is one solution, but so is Hasbro's My Monopoly game. It lets you create a custom board… » 1/22/14 12:40pm 1/22/14 12:40pm

Drivers In Sierra Leone Have To Play a Board Game To Get Their License

Remember how boring and unbearable driver's ed was in high school? It turns out that learning to drive in other countries isn't so bad. In Sierra Leone, on Africa's west coast, wannabe motorists have to commit to playing a custom board game for several months that makes learning the rules of the road far less tedious. » 10/24/13 9:18am 10/24/13 9:18am

This Board Game Playing Robot Puts a Freaky Face On a Computer Opponent

Despite countless electronic alternatives, board games have remained incredibly popular because you can immediately interact with your opponents sitting at the same table. The same can't be said for a computer player, so after developing software that's able to play complex board games like Risk, André Pereira … » 10/23/13 10:20am 10/23/13 10:20am

The World's Most Beautiful Scrabble Game Is Now Even More Drool-Worthy

Do you hear that? That's the sound of your Christmas shopping getting ever so slightly easier this year thanks to Andrew Capener. The creator of the original stunning Scrabble Typography Edition is back with an improved second edition that will have your friends or family happy to give up their Words With Friends » 9/03/13 5:00pm 9/03/13 5:00pm

New Monopoly Cat Token Review: Me-Ow

You may remember that earlier this year Monopoly announced its plans to sacrifice one of America's beloved tokens in favor of adding some new blood. But it was ok! Because they were letting us (the internet) choose which icon of our childhood to kill and which hot young thing to replace it with. Given the options of a… » 8/28/13 12:00pm 8/28/13 12:00pm