This Is Not a Prank: Cards Against Humanity is Actually On Sale Today

Cards Against Humanity is the most popular game we’ve ever posted, and it never goes on sale. Hell, on Black Friday last year, they actually raised the game’s price by $5. Today only though, Amazon is taking 20% off the base game and all of its expansion packs, while supplies last. »9/30/15 8:00am9/30/15 8:00am

Risk: Star Wars Edition Lets You Conquer an Entire Galaxy, Not Just Earth

You know the sense of satisfaction you get from conquering an entire planet while playing Risk? Well imagine what it must feel like when you take over an entire galaxy. If that’s not enough reason to try Risk: Star Wars Edition, playing with X-wings and TIE fighters should sweeten the pot. »9/11/15 6:33pm9/11/15 6:33pm

A Board Game’s Idea Of The Moon Landing, 14 Years Before It Happened

The oldest toy I own is a board game called Careers. It’s set 14 years before Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969, yet it includes a moon expedition mission. It’s a curious artifact — a look into a previous generation’s dreams and ambitions, when space exploration was still an unknown intangible. Our dreams, however,… »8/16/15 5:40pm8/16/15 5:40pm

Guess Wu Is a Custom Version of Guess Who Featuring the Wu-Tang Clan

There are more themed versions of Monopoly than stars in the sky, so isn’t it about time for other classic board games to get an upgrade? Vice’s music site Noisey site decided it was, and so turned a copy of Guess Who into Guess Wu featuring 25 members of the Wu-Tang Clan hip-hop group. »8/13/15 11:49am8/13/15 11:49am

You'll Fight Over BTTF Monopoly's Tokens Before the Game Even Starts

No board game is more effective, and more efficient, at tearing apart families and friendships than Monopoly. And with USAopoly’s new Back to the Future edition, you’ll be fighting before you even roll the dice as players attempt to lay claim to the DeLorean, hoverboard, or Nike powerlace sneakers tokens. »8/05/15 7:20pm8/05/15 7:20pm

Beach Towel Board Games You Play With Discarded Bottle Caps

A day at the beach usually doesn’t involve board games because the sand will quickly gobble up dice, Monopoly hotels, and Scrabble letter tiles. But since building sand castles gets boring quick, someone’s created a series of board game beach towels that can be played with bottle caps, seashells, or even small rocks. »7/22/15 1:50pm7/22/15 1:50pm

A T-Rex Skull Token Makes Jurassic World Monopoly the Best Version Yet

You could dedicate an entire blog to covering all of the different versions and variations of Monopoly that are now available. But why bother because an official Jurassic World version of Monopoly is coming in June that swaps those boring car, top hat, and cat tokens for a DNA sequence, a park tour vehicle, and a… »4/08/15 11:33am4/08/15 11:33am

Message Board Scrabble Lets Everyone Play Whenever They Have Time

One of the reasons Words With Friends became so popular on smartphones was because it let players take as much time as they needed between turns. There was no pressure from other players while everyone sat around a game board at a table. So perhaps this hanging message board version of Scrabble was partly inspired by … »3/24/15 1:16pm3/24/15 1:16pm

America Voted and Pierre, South Dakota, Is Monopoly's New Boardwalk

To help celebrate Monopoly's 80th birthday, Hasbro invited fans of the game in the U.S., and all over the world, to vote and choose their favorite cities to be included as property spaces on the new Monopoly Here & Now versions of the game. Some four million people voted, and for the U.S. version of the game, Pierre,… »3/19/15 4:09pm3/19/15 4:09pm

Hanging Scrabble Lights Let You Spell Out Any Glowing Message

Scrabble has been a staple of board game night for decades, and now you can impress your friends with the perfect decor the next time you all get together to challenge each other's vocabulary. These Scrabble lights actually come all blank out of the box, allowing you to use a set of clear stickers to spell out any… »3/09/15 6:57pm3/09/15 6:57pm

No One Asked For a Flux Capacitor Version of Yahtzee, But We'll Take It

It's impossible to improve the gameplay of classic board games like Monopoly, Scrabble, or even Yahtzee. So how do you go about convincing people to buy more copies of a game that stays playable for decades? You re-brand it. Monopoly is already available in about a thousand different flavors, and now it's time for… »2/26/15 9:57am2/26/15 9:57am

The Travel Version of Settlers of Catan Just Got So Much Better

For players who can't bear the thought of being away from their favorite board game, there's a Portable Edition of Settlers of Catan that's been around for years now. But it comes packed in a flimsy cardboard box full of tiny cards and pieces that are easy to lose. That's why this new Compact Edition of Settlers of… »2/19/15 9:24am2/19/15 9:24am

The Ghostbusters Are Back In a Board Game That May or May Not Be Haunted

The history of Ghostbusters video games isn't exactly dotted with memorable titles, so when the folks at Cryptozoic (the same people responsible for the wonderful Adventure Time Card Wars game) wanted to re-visit the franchise, they decided to turn it into an episodic board game instead. And given the explosion in… »2/10/15 12:53pm2/10/15 12:53pm

A Board Game That Relies On the Wikipedia Skills You Learned In College

You probably already owe a debt of gratitude to Wikipedia for helping you get through endless essays and research projects in college, but don't retire those browsing skills just yet. Linknotize is yet another board game that actually requires the players to keep their phones, tablets, or laptops close at hand,… »2/04/15 10:05am2/04/15 10:05am