All Blogposts tagged as 'rules'

  • Easter Games

    28 March 2013 | by Holly Gramazio | 0 comments

    Eggselent, by Midiman

    We’re in the middle of a Kickstarter for our Tiny Games App (BACK US, IT WILL BE AMAZING), and it’s Easter weekend, so we were going to design some Tiny Games for Easter – but when we began coming up with ideas, we kept getting distracted by all the quick, fun, silly, gorgeous Easter games that already exist. So instead, here’s some Easter games in the spirit of the Tiny Games project, but with a lineage that’s sometimes hundreds of years old – and a lot more eggs.

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  • Games Don’t Exist

    16 November 2012 | by Mark Sorrell | 0 comments

    You can’t touch a game. You can touch the book containing the rules of a game, you can touch the playing pieces, you can touch the disc or cartridge it comes on, but you cannot touch a game. Games only exist as mental constructs in the minds of the players and the observers. Chess, when you’re not playing it, is a list of rules, a board and some pieces. Only when you engage with those rules and pieces does the game itself come into existence.

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  • BGRK: Valentine

    10 February 2011 | by Holly Gramazio | 1 comment

    Following on from our much praised Boardgame Remix Kit, we’ve created a special Valentine edition: four new free remixes with a Valentine twist. They aren’t all for lovers – there’s also some splendidly scabrous stuff in there for the romance-averse…

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  • I Brought You This Piping To Show You My Love

    10 February 2011 | by Holly Gramazio | 0 comments

    This game is one of four Valentine-themed boardgame remixes, part of the Boardgame Remix Kit project, available now as an app, ebook, paper boook and set of cards.

    I Brought You This Piping To Show You My Love sends players roaming around the Cluedo mansion, trying to find the perfect gift to make their beloved’s heart melt. Rope? A candlestick? A nice sharp practical knife?

    Players: 4-6
    Requires: a Cluedo board, cards, pieces, pens and paper

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  • Divorce!

    10 February 2011 | by Holly Gramazio | 1 comment

    This game is one of four Valentine-themed boardgame remixes, part of the Boardgame Remix Kit project, available now as an app, ebook, paper boook and set of cards.

    Divorce! is a game for two grumpy players. Get through the three inevitable stages of a relationship – Wooing, Marriage and Divorce – and come out with more property than your ex. This is probably the heaviest-going of our Valentine remixes, so it’s best suited for more experienced boardgamers.

    Players: 2
    Requires: Monopoly board, pieces, cards, money

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  • ROFDLT

    10 February 2011 | by Holly Gramazio | 0 comments

    his game is one of four Valentine-themed boardgame remixes, part of the Boardgame Remix Kit project, available now as an app, ebook, paper boook and set of cards.

    ROFDLT is a game of acronyms that may well lead to lewdness.
    Players: 2, preferably in a relationship.
    Requires: a bag of Scrabble tiles, a timer (30 seconds)

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  • WLTM Humpty Dumpty

    13 February 2010 | by Holly Gramazio | 0 comments

    This game is one of four Valentine-themed boardgame remixes, part of the Boardgame Remix Kit project, available now as an app, ebook, paper boook and set of cards.

    WLTM Humpty Dumpty is a quick, silly fill-in-the-blanks trivia game. Build up your very own personals ad using answers from the Trivial Pursuit questions. I’m a decepticon who’s into Charles Dickens.
    Players: 2 or more
    Requires: Trivial Pursuit cards, pens, paper

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