Space Invaders, the iconic classic video game we all know and love, just got even cooler. The popular arcade vertical shooter from TAITO is going to be a board game. Let’s just hope that the gameplay lives up to the arcade version.
Do you like chess? Do you like dead things? Today’s your lucky day. Etsy seller and TheCurious13 has combined lifelike deceased rodents with a classic game of strategy with their taxidermy mouse chess set.
Every single chess piece is a dead mouse that has been lovingly dressed up and decorated to match the pieces from the game.
My first brush with Stephen King’s IT came at a young age when I was home one-day in the summer, and found it in my dad’s bookshelf. It scared the crap out of me within a couple of chapters, and I never finished reading it.
When I think of 1980s movies, one that always comes to mind – and one of my all-time favorites – is the Kurt Russell flick, Big Trouble in Little China. I nearly wore out the lone VHS copy my local video store had.
Rick and Morty is one of the most popular cartoons out there, and those guys get up to all sorts of weird stuff. One of the most memorable episodes is where Morty decides to save a homeless man, requiring him to go inside the man’s body – and it turns out that Rick has turned the guys innards into a miniature amusement park.
When not building robots that we kill us and take over the world, researchers at MIT are working on robots that will just demoralize us and make us feel like losers. For example, this specialized robot combines vision and touch to teach itself to play Jenga.
Do you like to play Jenga? How about spicy tuna and wasabi? Well, have I got something for you! Sushi Stacker is a fun new tabletop stacking game that comes with planks that look like sushi instead of blocks of wood.
I’ve played the old Guess Who? board game with my son and daughter, where you have to ask for hints about who the other player has by asking for clues about the character’s appearance. You ask things like “Do you have hair” and so on.
It’s great to play games on your PC or console, but there are times when you get hassled about spending too much time playing. For those times what you need is this sweet Fallout: Wasteland Warfare board game, which looks like fun, but won’t consume every moment of your waking life.
If you still have room on your shelf after all of the other countless versions of Monopoly, check out this new board game based on the popular video game Fortnite. That’s right, Fortnite Monopoly – the game you will never play because you are too busy playing Fortnite.
Trivial Pursuit is generally one of those games some hate to play, and others love. The original game had questions based on all sorts of general knowlege, and there are numerous versions for fans of specific movies or shows.
Big surprise, there’s another version of Monopoly to add to the hundreds that are already in existence. Although this one is better than some of the versions out there, and should actually be in demand. Hasbro’s Mario Kart-themed Monopoly is for serious Nintendo fans.
I haven’t played a game of Scrabble in years, but even if I did, I can’t see myself shelling out money for an official Scrabble keyboard. But if you are a super-fan of the classic word game, you will likely feel different and find this keyboard stunning.
Board game companies are always looking for new ways to incorporate technology into their games, and one board game maker is hoping that the incorporation of Amazon’s Alexa will mean huge sales. When In Rome is a new board game from manufacturer Sensible Object.