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How to Play the Eerie Fortune-telling Game Charlie Pencil

When I was a kid, my friends and I used to experiment with all kinds of weird homemade divination games. We played with Ouija boards, mysteriously levitated each other via “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board”, and would scare the hell out of ourselves while attempting to evoke The Midnight Man. Then there […]

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Mondo Announces an Epic Board Game Based on John Carpenter’s THE THING!

It was only a matter of time before the masterminds at creative collective Mondo got on board (pardon the pun) with the movie-centric tabletop game craze — a trend which so far has spawned insanely cool board games like the slasher-flick-themed MIXTAPE MASSACRE and a game based on John Carpenter’s BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA… […]

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The Legacy and Monstrous Variations of the Popular Card Game Fluxx

Fluxx is a highly fluid card game where the rules can change with the drop of a card. The game was created in 1996 by Andrew Looney for his gaming company, Looney Laboratory. A year later the game went from the original run of a few thousand units to a massive worldwide distribution. Since then, […]

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Does the Bizarre Board Game RAP RAT Have a Horrifying History?

Jackson Stewart’s retro-stylin’ horror feature BEYOND THE GATES has a lot of genre fans looking fondly back to that once-popular trend of VHS-based interactive board games like NIGHTMARE, in which players are guided by the instructions and time limits decreed by an onscreen game-master. Those players’ fates are decided not by a roll of the […]

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GHOSTBUSTERS: THE BOARD GAME is Here at Last!

Cryptozoic Entertainment’s Ghostbusters: The Board Game Kickstarter campaign was an enormous success, raising over a million and a half bucks, and it was easy to see why. Fans were hungry for the first officially-licensed GHOSTBUSTERS board game in over 30 years, and this excitement, combined with the news of the upcoming film, led to a campaign […]