Category Archives: Games

Weird and Wonderful Gifts: MONSTER expansion perfects “Ticket to Ride”

My son is a game-nerd and a bit of his zeal has rubbed off on me. But where William geeks out over rule-set elegance and game re-playability, I am truly a sucker for nifty game pieces and beautiful boards. And … Continue reading

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“Better to Reign in Hell than Serve in Heaven…”

Elsa got me fairly ADDICTED to this cute, quirky on-line game called Glitch. You do all sorts of weird stuff like milk butterflies to make butter and later, cheese or squeeze chickens to get grain. Even the pigs will let … Continue reading

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“Haunts: Danse Macabre” – a turn-based haunted house game on Kickstarter

Micro-funding of niche projects like creepy video games just warms my heart. Amp up that warmth when the project is Creative Commons licensed and even available for linux. So dig “Haunts” a turn-based haunted house game currently soliciting funds for … Continue reading

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“Zombies, Run” iPhone app – UPDATE

It’s official: this game still rocks. When I first dl’ed it a few weeks ago, I half expected “Zombies, Run” to be a clever idea that didn’t quite deliver more than a one hit spin on exercise motivation. And that … Continue reading

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“Zombies, Run” = an iPhone App You’ll Need to SURVIVE

Though I have no enduring love for the undead, I basically adore the iOS App “Zombies, Run” a fitness game that fuel-injects a bit of narrative into the brain-eating monotony that aerobic exercise so easily becomes. The premise is simple: … Continue reading

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“Fright Factory” Papercraft Box

“…Wouldn’t it be cool if I could have this sitting on my desk at work…” Continue reading

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Internet Game – “Dark” Movies Hidden in a Painting

I love how visual puzzles make the brain link words and images in ways that aren’t mere illustration. Continue reading

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Other Haunts — Urban Dead

My dear wife, you see, is nearly addicted to a free on-line massively multi-player game called “Urban Dead.” Continue reading

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Creepy Fun: Zombies the Card Game

Zombies invaded my household awhile back and occupied my family’s attentions night after night for several weeks. By “zombies” I of course mean the addictively amusing table game from Twilight Creations. Continue reading

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