'Ms. Monopoly' Is About Female Empowerment but Erases the Woman Who Invented Monopoly
A woman came up with the idea for 'Monopoly,' but a man took credit and profited from it.
Flip Over Police Vans and Riot in This New Board Game for Anarchists
Bloc by Bloc is the "Insurrection Game" the Resistance didn't know it needed.
I Played an Anti-Socialist Board Game with Real Socialists and They Loved It
These DSA members were down with an expansion that puts the state back in Monopoly.
The Secret Anti-Landlord Origin of Monopoly
The celebration of cutthroat capitalism was intended as a lesson against wealth inequality.
We Hung Out at a 24-Hour Board Gaming Shop to Learn About Politics
Here's what politicians could gain from playing Magic: The Gathering and Warhammer 40,000.
The Managers: What Strat-O-Matic Meant to Its Creator, Its Fans, and Baseball
For inventor Hal Richman, the legendary baseball board game Strat-O-Matic was an escape from a difficult childhood. For generations of fans, it's just been an escape.
It's Official, Everyone: Board Games Are Cool Now
Exploring why, in the age of video games, board game sales are up year after year, "board game bars" are becoming increasingly popular, and hundreds of thousands of people subscribe to tabletop gaming YouTube channels.
This New Card Game Pits Cthulhu Against Donald Trump
Elections of US America Election: The Card Game casts each player as a campaign manager for real politicians and Great Old Ones alike.
Why 2015 Was Another Good Year to Be a Geek
From Marvel's diverse new comics to the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" reboot, a look back at the best of 2015's geeky pop culture.
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The ‘Netrunner’ Video Game Has the Potential to Finally Shake Up Cyberpunk Narratives
We speak to writer Meg Jayanth, the woman behind the amazing story for "80 Days," to discover how video games can move past "Blade Runner" clichés.
Tabletop RPGs Are Still Way More Immersive Than Video Games
As much as I love video games, there are moments you experience in an RPG session that no digital game can provide at this point.
A Guide to the Groundbreaking Board Games You Should Be Playing Right Now
Some of the cleverest, most exciting, and original ideas in gaming aren't on your PC or your console, but they could be on your kitchen table.