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Elvis Presley-Themes Board Games Mostly Hit Sour Notes (8/20/12)
Monopoly ElvisLast Week, on Aug. 16, it marked the 35th anniversary of the death of Elvis Aaron Presley, one of the … More >>

The $1.2-Million Video Game Jackpot an Outlier, not the Rule (8/6/12)
donkey kongI’ve spent a lot of column inches here at WorthPoint trying to convince you all that tabletop board games can … More >>

Recreating Excitement & Spectacle of the Olympics in a Board Game a Tall Order (8/6/12)
olympicsWith the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London drawing to a close a the end of the week, you might … More >>

‘We the People’ a Revolutionary Board Game about the American Revolution (7/3/12)
We the People boxEven with all this talk of bombs bursting in the air in our National Anthem, it’s easy to forget amid … More >>

Recreating the D-Day Invasion Through Vintage Table-Top Board Games (6/12/12)
axis and allies D-DayThe world marked the 68th anniversary of D-Day last week, the day when the Allies began the bold invasion of … More >>

Vintage Dark Shadows Games: No PhD in Applied Vampirology Required to Play (5/16/12)
dark shadows 1By the numbers, the cult classic, gothic horror soap opera Dark Shadows ran for a whopping 1,225 episodes during the … More >>

Collectible Superhero Board Games Look Great but Play isn’t Always Superpowered (5/2/12)
heroclix-ironman1Excitement for “The Avengers” movie, which will bring together some of Marvel Comics’ mightiest—and most profitable—superheroes, is building as favorable … More >>

Doomed from the Start: Games about Titanic Tragedy Flounder with Public (4/18/12)
sinking of the titanic boxApril 15th, 2012 marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The facts in the case should be … More >>

Rarity of Space Race ‘Astron’ Game Sends Values Rocketing Through the Roof (3/28/12)
Astron 1As a game player and a collector, I’ve actually managed to get my hands on pretty much every game I’ve … More >>

Reprints of Out-of-Print Board Games Roil Collectibles’ Values (2/28/12)
arkham horror oldOver the past 10 years, board game collecting has seen tremendous changes, particularly in the hobby sector. As the Internet … More >>

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