Found 63 articles matching Games and Puzzles category.
  • Dec 20 2011
  • 20 Dec 2011

Shall We Play a Game? An Interview with a Board Game Über-Collector

Dan Baden is a published board game designer who has a multiplayer simulation of United Nations negotiation coming out in 2012 from Stronghold Games. He […]

  • Nov 29 2011
  • 29 Nov 2011

The Rise and Fall of the Great Sid Sackson Gaming Collection

Sid Sackson is regarded by many to be one of the most important and influential game designers of all time. His seminal works—most notably simple […]

  • Oct 24 2011
  • 24 Oct 2011

Horror Board Games: Spooky Play with some Scary Secondary Values

Monster, horror and other Halloweenie themes have long been popular in both mainstream and hobby market board games. Modern examples range from the classic Fury […]

  • Oct 10 2011
  • 10 Oct 2011

3M’s Innovative Bookshelf Games: The Precursors to Today’s Hobby Board Games

When most folks think of the 3M corporate brand, their thoughts most likely turn toward the unmistakable smell of Scotch tape or the canary yellow […]

  • Sep 26 2011
  • 26 Sep 2011

Star Wars Board Games Have Game-Playing, Monetary Values

George Lucas’ Star Wars saga—both the three great films and three really bad ones—hit Blu-Ray this past week, shattering sales records. There are few media […]

  • Sep 12 2011
  • 12 Sep 2011

Battleship: Its Value is in the Playing of the Game

“You sank my battleship!” is—without a doubt—one of those iconic catchphrases that kids picked up from commercials shown during Saturday morning cartoons, back when there […]

  • Aug 29 2011
  • 29 Aug 2011

You May Pass Go, but Do Not Collect $200: Assessing Vintage Monopoly Games

For most folks, the term “board game” is practically synonymous with Monopoly, the venerable game of real estate ownership patented by Charles Darrow in 1934. […]

  • Nov 2 2010
  • 2 Nov 2010

Collector’s Minute: Albert Ludovici Prints & Puzzles

The artist Albert Ludovici Jr. (1852-1932) was a member of British Royal Academy of Painters, Sculptors, Engravers, member of the French school of painting and […]

  • Feb 11 2009
  • 11 Feb 2009

What Makes a Hobby Board Game Valuable?

Many board games found in antiques shops and other secondhand retailers may not be as valuable as some might hope. More specifically, there exists a […]

  • Feb 4 2009
  • 4 Feb 2009

Licensed Board Games: Junk or Jewels?

By Michael Barnes What is a licensed board game? Chances are you’ve seen plenty and probably played several in your time. They’re the board games […]