Fancy a storytelling party game about murder? Here’s one for you. When the Machine of Death can tell a person how they’ll die by analyzing a sample of their blood, your job — as an assassin — just got harder. That’s why …continue reading
Taking on the part of Archer, Lana, Malory, Cyril, Pam, Cheryl, Ray, or Dr. Krieger, can you get the upper hand by insulting your opponents, doing well on missions, and dealing with random guest stars and secondary characters? If you’re keen to navigate the perils …continue reading
“Tordek the Dwarf Fighter killed the Archmage in the Lost Crypt with the Vorpal Sword!”
Well, his doppelganger did, anyway.
If you’ve ever been a fan of the old classic Clue murder mystery board game and the fantasy role-playing game of Dungeons & Dragons, then …continue reading
Knowing Darth Dick Cheney’s capacity for unmitigated evil, Emperor Palpatine doesn’t go waterfowl hunting with the former vice president anymore. As he was quoted shortly after the second or seventh “accident” that happened on just one trip:
“Fool me once, shame on — shame on …continue reading
Even in the digital age, a lot of us are voracious readers. Paperback novels have always been there for us, whether during long commutes on buses and trains or just company for a lazy weekend morning at the coffee shop. You don’t even have to …continue reading
I stumbled upon this interesting Star Wars: Episode I Electronic Destroyer Droid Yo-Yo when I was looking for a cool, glowing yo-yo to show you guys for Glow Week. It has flashing lights (and sound effects!), so I suppose… you could even …continue reading
Remember the classic Game of Life from Milton Bradley? You spun the wheel and advanced your little car, collecting a family and enduring the consequences of your choices mixed in with luck (or lack of luck) along the way. It was a lot like, well, …continue reading
When I was in elementary school (just before the end of the last Ice Age), one thing the boys and girls could agree on was that Optimus Prime was our hero. I still get chills when I hear that famous refrain: “Transform and Roll Out!”
Are you focused? Do you consider yourself a master (or mistress) of visual perception? Then maybe — just maybe — you have what it takes to beat the kids in your family in a spirited round of the Spot It Card Game!
Love the thrill of rollerskating, but you don’t have any good, flat surfaces on which you can enjoy it safely? Or is ice skating more up your alley, but winter’s been too darned cold for you to tolerate prolonged exposure to the elements?
Here’s a …continue reading
We’ve all heard the expression “patient as a saint,” but why doesn’t anyone ever say “patient as a plant” or “patient as a zombie?” They’re both slow-moving and pretty single-minded about where their nutrients come from.
As a human being, you may never have considered …continue reading
Monopoly: The Walking Dead Survival Edition takes the old Monopoly game one slow, lurching zombie step further than the traditional family favorite. Make no mistake: this is not a game for the weak of heart, as game play will separate those who …continue reading
Playing the Story War card game will hone your storytelling skills to become a world-renowned liar. Of course, it is all for fun and entertainment, so there is no need to worry that your lying will become too much of a bad …continue reading