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SIX OF THE BEST… games I stopped playing

I love games. Board games, card games, casual app games, and even computer and console games. But at some point you just have to put down the controller and say “no more”. For various reasons, here are six of the … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE WORST… things about playing against the computer

As much as I love playing games with other people, sometimes* it’s not possible to have them around. Sometimes you’re stuck playing a game you love by yourself. Enter the computer player — a reasonably-sophisticated AI that can challenge you, … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE BEST… alternatives to classic card games

Because you can’t play Gin Rummy all the time, here are SIX OF THE BEST… alternatives to classic card games.

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SIX OF THE BEST… alternatives to classic board games

Do you groan when someone in your family pulls out Monopoly, knowing that you’re about to be in for three hours of hell, ending when you all give up because no one is ever going to win? Well, then, this … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE BEST… for December 2014

I was on vacation last week, so here’s a post with my two most recent “Six of the Best” columns: Six of the Best… things about classic video game systems Six of the Best… things about my first Christmas

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SIX OF THE BEST… gaming strategies my kid uses

You might think kids aren’t so great at tabletop games. Maybe they just have a strategy all their own. Read. SIX OF THE BEST… gaming strategies my kid uses

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SIX OF THE BEST… casual games to distract you while someone else takes over the world

When I was younger, I remember people saying that Tetris was just an attempt for Russia to take over the US, and to someone born near the end of the Cold War, the quasi-joke made perfect sense. It makes even … Continue reading

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