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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Civilization': A brief history of just one more turn

The storied franchise heads for the stars for the second time in its twenty-three year history but the history of Sid Meier 's just-one-more-turn creation is as interesting as the games themselves.

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9 hrs ago | Voice of America

More Millenials Unplug to Embrace Board Games

A big new trend in the U.S. toy industry has more consumers switching off their high-tech gadgets to play with classic toys, like board games.

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Related Topix: Games, Video Games

17 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Need a movie to watch on Easter? Check Netflix

As April is the cruelest month, so Easter is the perfect storm: a family-oriented holiday with little in the way of quality entertainment programmed around it.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Jumanji, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Games, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Edhat

Board Game Space

I am looking for referrals for places in Santa Barbara that has a great space to play board games for a big social group people.

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Houston Press

The Worst Wheel of Fortune Contestant Ever

I think there's a spectrum of intelligence on which most board games fall, with games like Candy Land at one end and games like, say, chess at the other end.

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Related Topix: Games, Scrabble, Game Show, Entertainment, Television

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ubergizmo

Pokemon And Zelda Monopoly Box Art Spotted Online

Earlier in March during the Toy Fair, it was revealed that both the Pokemon and The Legend of Zelda franchise would be getting the Monopoly treatment, meaning that if you love Monopoly and you love either titles, it would be like the perfect marriage and a great way to get your friends together for some old fashion board games.

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Related Topix: Games, Gadgets

Abc13.com

It's National Scrabble Day

Get your friends, get your lettered tiles and see how many words you can come up with -- for National Scrabble Day! The popular board game is celebrated each year on April 13th to honor of the birthday of its founder, Alfred Butts.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Albany Times Union

Bunny breeds gift expectations

While shuffling through a stack of my daughter's schoolwork, I came across something that had me simultaneously smiling and scratching my head: A neatly drafted, 13-item wish list for the Easter Bunny.

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Related Topix: Games, Life, Holidays, Easter, Family, Kids

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Digital Trends

Hitman returns on April 17 with turn-based strategy in Hitman Go

Square Enix Montreal is set to launch its very first game, Hitman Go , on April 17. It's a turn-based strategy game for smartphones and tablets that spreads across 68 levels filled with main objectives and side objectives.

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Related Topix: HITMAN , Video Games, Games

Bryan County News

Sci-fi, gaming and campy movies collide at GnomeCon

ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.

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Related Topix: Games, The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Benalla Ensign

PS Echuca-Moama on show at expo

Campaspe Shire will display a replica of an iconic paddle steamer at the Regional Living Victoria Expo to show potential residents what they can expect if they relocate.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Games

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BBC News

The great 1980s Dungeons & Dragons panic

In an era of potent concern over internet pornography, cyber-bullying, and drugs, it is hard to imagine a board game being controversial.

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Related Topix: Games, Dungeons and Dragons, Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Michigan State University

Digital Game Developer

Goliath Games is Grilling Up Fun with Barbeque Party

Spring is finally here which means its time to break out of the polar vortex and break in the grill.

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Related Topix: Games, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Family, Kids

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Whaddaya mean "no new episodes"?

Here are my regularly-listened-to podcasts. Bold are the ones I really like. Can you suggest more stuff along these lines? Jordan, Jesse Go! Sawbones How Did This Get Made? Hardcore Gaming 101/GC9X Joystiq Weekend Confirmed Roguelike Radio RetroCollect FM Retronauts TinyCast Role Playing Public Radio On Board Games Planet Money Welcome to Night ... (more)

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St Albans & Harpenden Review: Board game enthusiasts gather for 13 hour table top marathon

The St Albans Board Game Club joined players all around the world in over 63 countries to play more than 40 favourites including Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride and King of Tokyo to support International TableTop Day on Saturday, April 5. Christophe Montoya from the club said: "The event was fantastic.

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Asbury Park Press

Fabulous Find: $7,500 Monopoly game is on the money

WHAT IT IS: A leather, gold and silver edition of the popular board game, with a choice of pewter, sterling silver or silver-gilt player pieces.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Neatorama

Hasbro Has Changed the Official Rules for Monopoly

Since 1993, the board game Monopoly has been the source of countless fights and arguments among friends and families.

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Albany Times Union

Board games for just a few bucks

Walmart has slashed the price on some popular board games. Combine the low cost with currently available coupons, and you'll pay just a few bucks for some fun Easter basket filler: Hasbro Mouse Trap or Chasin Cheeky Game: $12.88 Use: $5/1 Hasbro Mouse Trap or Chasin Cheeky Game Final cost: $7.88

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SkillGamesBoard Cross-Platform Online Chess and Checkers Playground: Now Launched in Beta

AdoreStudio Ltd. has launched a beta version for its new start-up project http://www.skillgamesboard.com , a free portal for playing classic board games like chess and checkers online.

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