Board Gaming

Race to the top of Yeti Mountain in Calliope Games’ new adventure dice game.

Plus: 10 categories of tile-laying games, building a game library in India, the cult of the new, "wasting time" with board games, and Gamewright's new "Play It Forward" game experience (Sneaky Cards).

Authors: 
Adam Porter, Dann Albright, Eric Huemmer, Jason P. Pike, Matt Thrower

Great news for board game enthusiasts: Penny Arcade has announced a new convention that will focus strictly on tabletop gaming.

Gamelyn Games' Heroes of Land, Air & Sea is an adventure of epic proportions.

Plus: tips for gaming as a couple, our coverage of SPIEL 2016, an analysis of tabletop trends on Kickstarter, 10 steps to bring your game to market (part 2), and Grandpa Beck's journey from airline pilot to game publisher.

Authors: 
Tiffany Caires, Jesse Tannous, Jon Den Houter, Steve Shields, Matt Thrower

Hundreds of game cons large and small are happening all over the world in 2017. We have created a map to allow you to easily find gaming events near you.

Years ago, my wife gave me a card table. This wasn’t the flimsy type with the padded top our (or at least, my) parents bought; this has a resin top and folds in half. It was a great gift, since we have run out of gaming space once or twice during my group’s monthly gaming sessions. However, card tables aren’t always the best option, particularly for games with larger boards,  and so the question of “where do we set up?” arises. Size, shape, height and surface are all considerations.

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