Board Games

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    Board Games for players with a budget

    Board Games for players with a budget By Richard Lynch In recent years, the board gaming scene has exploded in popularity. Unfortunately, it can be a very expensive hobby for most people. Here’s a list of fun games that won’t have a huge impact on your wallet.   Coup...
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    Best Board Games for People Who Don’t Like Board Games

    Best Board Games for People Who Don’t Like Board Games Picture this: you get together with friends, the long overdue catching up has subsided, and it’s starting to quiet down, but no one wants to go home. You suggest playing a game and, much to your (and my) chagrin,...
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    5 Weird Lessons I’ve Learned from Board Games

    5 Weird Lessons I’ve Learned from Board Games Everybody knows that board games are educational. You hear all the time about how they’re used as teaching aids in classrooms, but I wanted to share some stories about stuff I have personally learned from board gaming. And it’s not going...
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    Which Star Wars Board Game Is Right For YOU?

    Which Star Wars Board Game Is Right For YOU?     With the explosion of Star Wars merch on the market, it’s no surprise that there has been a flood of new Star Wars themed board games in the past year or so. You might be intrigued, but unsure...
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    5 Reasons You Hate Board Games (and why you’re wrong)

    5 Reasons You Hate Board Games (and why you’re wrong)   By Tahlia Kirk   Lots of people had bad experiences with board games as a kid and don’t realize how much gaming has evolved since the days of Monopoly and Risk.   * The difficulty levels I assign...
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    “The 5 Stages of Board Gaming”

    “The 5 Stages of Board Gaming” By Tahlia Merrill Kirk   In case you haven’t heard, there’s a board gaming renaissance going on right now (https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2012/03/11/inside-board-game-renaissance/XXRfS0Ble3X9BGgrZlA7wO/story.html ). It hit America about five years ago and every year it keeps growing bigger.   You may ask: How has this happened? ...
  • Nerdy Gift Ideas When ThinkGeek Doesn’t Have What You Need

    Nerdy Gifts NOT Found On ThinkGeek or Nerdy Gift Ideas When ThinkGeek Doesn’t Have What You Need By Tahlia Merrill Kirk   If you’re like me, when you’re buying gifts for your nerdy friends/family, your first stop is always ThinkGeek. Because, let’s face it, they are full of awesomeness....