Games

I'm going to admit something right now that I'm not proud of... Ready? OK, here goes. I haven't played a live role playing game before. That's right, I have never played D&D games. Before you remove several points from my geek cred score, you have to remember, that I'm female and back when I was [...]

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At first glance, this chess set looks a bit like the traditional Staunton set.  Upon closer inspection, you'll see that the pieces are actually formed by their names.  Even the newest beginner will have no trouble telling the queen from the king or the bishop from a pawn.  If you order these pieces, you'll need [...]

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For all the people who enjoy Monopoly, but suspect that your banker sometimes cheats, Hasbro’s newest edition, Monopoly Ultimate Banking is coming to the rescue. It will have an ATM that tracks each financial transaction in the game. Playing the game is as before, but each player has a debit card. All money transactions are scanned on the [...]

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Are you a board game connoisseur? Do you love the sound of the dice hitting the board? If this is you, Luma Dice, a Kickstarter project may add that last bit of excitement to push you over the edge. Luma Dice is an aluminum dice set that use LEDs to light up the dots on [...]

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Posted in: Gaming Gear, Geek Toys, News

Back in March I posted about a fun physics game called Freeze! I'm a puzzle game fan and found Freeze! to be easy to learn, but a fun challenge. The gist of the story behind the game is that the main character, who is a rolling eyeball, is being held prisoner on a planet. Unfortunately [...]

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Posted in: Android, iOS, News

If you like darts or like to play board games, the KOOBA magnetic dart game is the next game for you to try. KOOBA is a game of physical skill similar to darts except that you use a pair of sticks to launch magnetic projectiles, called Aeros, at a wall-mounted game board. The Aeros stick [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, News

If I had unlimited funds and unlimited space, my gadget cave would be chock full of all sorts of geeky toys like these super cool Celtic dice from eondesigner, a designer on the Shapeways site. If you're not familiar with Shapeways, it's a marketplace site where 3D modelers can have their designs created and offered [...]

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Liber Primus Games has announced a follow up to its debut gamebook app Narborion Saga. Narborion Saga Book II: The God of Orcs is a tabletop style roleplaying choose your destiny game which you can play on your Android or Kindle fire tablets (an iOS version is in the works). The God of Orcs continues [...]

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Posted in: Android, Gaming Gear, News

I can only play so many rounds of Candy Crush before my brain feels like it is going to implode from boredom. Words with Friends is usually my go to game when I need a little break from work, but lately I've been trying to find another solo game that is easy to play, doesn't require [...]

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Posted in: Android, Reviews

Tic Stac Toe game review

We are a family who loves board games.  Every night we attempt to play something as a family (mom, dad and Joey, age 8).  Today we've added Tic Stac Toe to our library of games.   As the name implies, Tic Stac Toe is a three-dimensional twist on the classic "tic tac toe".   It's [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, Reviews

I've heard of people who make little photo books for their young children that contain pictures of their family members who live far away.  The child may not see Grammy very often, but she'll be familiar with Grammy's face from looking at the photo album and talking with her parents about the pictures as they [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

Although I've only played foosball once or twice so far in my life, I want this Classic Match Foosball iPad accessory from New Potato Tech because it looks like it would be a lot of fun. Up to 4 people can play at once using eight functional 2-axis control bars and real scoring markers at each end. [...]

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Posted in: Gaming Gear, iOS, News

There's a plethora of plugin Android devices for televisions these days, but GameStick has concentrated on taking on the gaming consoles market with their GameStick Kickstarter project.  Rather than just another Android-OS-on-a-stick experience, the GameStick is all about playing your Android games on the big screen. The plugin stick integrates into the supplied Bluetooth controller [...]

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If you still enjoy playing card games with real cards, Bicycle is now offering decks of Silver Steampunk cards. These Victorian-esque playing cards feature artwork that blends the past with the future in a really cool sci-fi type vibe. The decks are made in the USA, are priced at $5.99 each and feature a silver [...]

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To celebrate 25 billion downloads, the Google Play Store is having a sale for the next 5 days: "Every day you'll be able to choose from a collection of apps from some of the world's top developers including Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Rovio, runtastic, Full Fat and more. And all for just 25 cents. "We'll also be offering [...]

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