Board Game Buzz, March 2014
News and notes from the board gaming blogosphere, featuring news, game releases, reviews, and opinion from the people who live and breathe board games and gaming:
Recent Board Game News
- Wisconsin convention highlights board-game popularity
- 11 Board Game Movies Hollywood Should Make Next
- Ticket to Ride is Turning 10
- How Valve and Cryptozoic came together for a Portal board game
- Young entrepreneurs to roll the dice on board game cafe
- Unofficial 'Inception' board game is just as mind-bending as the movie
- A 1940s Board Game for French Kids Taught Tactics for Successful Colonialism
- Electronic Dice Bring Board Games and Games of Chance into the Electronics Age
- The Best Board Game Recommendation Site We've Ever Seen
- Now there's an Assassin's Creed board game
- Board game lovers flock to Fire and Ice Convention
- Playing Old-Fashion Board Games in One of Galveston's Newest Cafes
Recent Board Game Reviews
- BANG! The Dice Game
- Chupacabra: Survive the Night
- Doom: The Board Game
- Love Letter: Legend of the Five Rings Edition
Recent Board Game Releases
- Flash – Watch the sparks fly in this lightning-fast dice dash
- Nada! – Are you seeing straight or seeing double?
- Plunder – Plunder is a deduction card game in which everyone is a pirate captain with a buried treasure.
- The Phantom Society – A ghost-hunting game in which you attempt to prevent sly spirits from ruining a manor hotel.
- Cube Quest: Clash for The Crown – Field an army of cubes and then place them strategically on the board.
- Spin Monkeys – This is like a kiddy version of RoboRally, with the chaos and silliness quotients increased dramatically.
- Cinque Terre – The Cinque Terre is a rugged, coastal section on the Italian Riviera and is composed of five villages.
- Renaissance Man – A little luck will help along the way, but the day will surely go to the player who finds the most clever ways out of the trickiest situations.
- Asgard's Chosen – As a Teutonic lord your duty is to ensure your family line is preserved and that your land prospers and grows.
- Global Mogul – Welcome to the heady days of global finance! Money and deals are flowing like water
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