Video Games Are Too Perfect, Which Is Why I'm Playing More Board Games

Outside of work hours (or work assignments), I'm finding myself playing as many board games as I am video games these days. I'd long assumed the reasons for this was the obvious: that sitting around a table, beer in hand, was an infinitely more social experience than sitting on my couch shouting at strangers (if I was… » 2/23/15 2:27am Monday 2:27am

Ghostbusters Is Getting A Board Game For The First Time In 30 Years

Cryptozoic Entertainment are turning Ghostbusters into an episodic, co-operative tabletop game, and have taken to Kickstarter to secure funding for it. And honestly, although the idea of A Ghostbusters game on paper doesn't sound like it could be all that interesting, it looks pretty rad. » 2/10/15 4:27pm 2/10/15 4:27pm

Finally, A Firefly Board Game That Makes Sense


Firefly is already enough of a weird property to be turning into a board game, almost 13 years after it graced (and promptly left) our screens - it's not like people haven't tried to shoehorn it into more conventional games, either. But finally, someone's gotten round to making a Firefly game that looks pretty cool. » 1/07/15 11:43am 1/07/15 11:43am

12 Games from Science Fiction and Fantasy we'd love Real versions of

Over the weekend there was news that Tall Card, the fictional poker-esque card game played by the Serenity Crew in Firefly was becoming a real-word product. Here's 12 awesome card and board games from across Sci-Fi and Fantasy that we'd love to get real versions of too. » 10/28/14 1:01am 10/28/14 1:01am

Homemade Settlers of Catan board game turns your sheep into LEGO bricks

We've seen the venerable "wheat-and-brick-and-yelling board game" Settlers of Catan go gigantic and to the final frontier. Now — in a marvelous act of nerdiness — LEGO sculptor Ryan H. has built a playable Catan board out of little plastic rectangles. Explains Ryan, "I played this every night at Brickworld; I think… » 7/02/12 10:35am 7/02/12 10:35am