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Lots of people are going to be interested in the best online games that will earn you cash. Some of these games are going to be games that require some skill. Others are going to be the sorts of games that anyone can play and that can turn anyone into a winner if the odds are favorable enough. It's hard to argue with games like that.

Jesse Tannous, a freelance journalist who regularly contributes articles for Casual Game Revolution, recently began a new board gaming venture that has caught our attention. Great Minds Think Geek, as it is called, is a Phoenix-area business that provides a game library and game teaching services to various venues and events that are interested in tabletop gaming. We wanted to find out more, so we reached out for an interview.

Game design is a mentally strenuous activity. Do these exercises regularly to stretch your game design muscles and boost your creativity.

Before starting Atheris Games I was not much of a gamer. I knew nothing of the plethora of amazing tabletop gaming products – I had never even heard of Catan or Ticket to Ride. I just simply had an idea for an automotive trading card game, Holeshot Heroes (which has not yet been released). As I began to try to immerse myself in the industry I was taken aback by the depth of products, but I was also incredibly intimidated by the seemingly complex games.

The world of online gaming is just getting better with the competition getting more intense and more and more people joining their favourite websites to play games online. Now, it just takes few seconds for one to get online and start playing your favourite game online. All one needs is a smartphone or a tab or iPad with a decent Internet connection and he/she is sorted to enjoy online gaming. In last few years with improved and hi-end smartphones, online gaming has indeed touched new heights and now there is no looking back.

How do games differentiate themselves? How do they stand out? How do you get people to pay attention to your product? Breaking Games has answers.

A standard game of poker is getting a pretty drastic overhaul in a new Kickstarter game titled Drawing Dead. Players face off as various Wild West saloon patrons in the card game with the highest possible stakes, their souls. Half poker, half tabletop game, the gorgeous Day of the Dead inspired artwork and deck design certainly seems worth checking out for anyone who calls themselves a card game fan.

Playing casual games for real money can be a lot of fun, but also addictive. If you’re not careful enough you can end up spending all your cash in no time.

Sometimes interest in a new activity or profession hits suddenly and unexpectedly. This seems especially true for graphic designer and photographer Paul Tseng.

Many gaming fans can empathize with the feeling of being so infatuated with a fictional setting that they’d love nothing more than to travel to their fantasy worlds and interact with all the characters, places, and creatures that made them fall in love with it in the first place. This was certainly true for game developer Eric Torres, who has spent the last 10 years bringing his own fantasy world to life with his game and book series set in the mystical land of Rynaga.

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