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We-ch’i or I-Go

Origins of the Game of Go. Originating in China, possibly as early as 2000 BC, the game of We-ch’i is more commonly known by its Japanese name of I-Go. During the Tang Dynasty (618-907) books dedicated to the subject were published and mentions were made in writings around 625 BC. The game eventually spread to […]

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Bunco

Gambling Game or Parlor Game? Recently I played Bunco as a substitute for a regular player. Some years ago I also played as a sub but it was so long ago I couldn’t actually remember much about the game. It involves dice, a small amount of money and continually changing partners and tables. Anyway, I […]

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Fantastic Decoupage Backgammon

Hurry! Time is running out and so is our stock of fabulous decoupage backgammon sets. You have never seen any game as awesome as these. Image how delighted anyone will be when gifted with one of these backgammon sets. Backgammon is a very old game probably originating in Turkey and is still very popular today. […]

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Chess Championship

Chess Championship 2012 Games 11-12. Still a Draw After 12 Games Anand and Gelfand are Tied Tie Breaker Games to Begin May 30. If Viswananthan Anand wins the tie breaker he will remain the world championship title. If Boris Gelfand wins he will become the new world champion. There is 2.55 million dollars (American) at […]

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How to win at scrabble

What’s up guys. In this article for square words I’m going to walk you through how to win at Scrabble almost every time. So how this information is going to work is. I’m going to start off by introducing some of the best tips that I recommend and then afterward I’m going to play a […]

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Spinergy depends on players’ imagination

It’s sometimes hard to figure out when to bring out the games when you’re having a party. But Spinergy, a new game from GnuGames, takes care of that problem with an elegantly designed board (the “G,” or random word generator) that you can leave out for display. And instead of depending on random bits of […]

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SPIN CYCLE

If you dread the sports questions in Trivial Pursuit or glaze over when it’s not your turn during Pictionary, consider giving Spinergy a whirl. You’ll know it’s different from the moment you review the directions and stumble upon this suggestion: “The following guidelines have been provided to get you started. Feel free to imagine a […]

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SPIN DOCTORS

Hungry for family entertainment that will make you laugh until your belly aches and you’re falling-down dizzy? Our clan of four road tested Spinergy, and we unanimously give this $50 game a thumbs up. Created by GnuGames, Inc., this energetic mindgame involves creating scenarios, poems and stories on the spot using the words you spin […]