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Our resident board-game expert picks the best new games released this year.
Board games are always the answer. After a dinner party, when conversation dwindles. At family gatherings, when politics loom. When you want to give a good gift, but aren’t sure where to start. Begin here, with 10 of the best from 2016.
Watching a motorized Lego sculpture of Sisyphus pushing a rock is enough to satisfy our brains.
Give someone the right board game, and you’re offering easy access to endless fun. Choose incorrectly, and you’re giving misery in a box. Start here instead, with the best board games of 2015.
Try as they might, toys can’t quite do anything people do.
Robert Gagno is Canada’s pinball champion. He also has autism.
Inspired by memories of his own childhood in the UK—part joy, part Lord of the Flies—a photographer studies playgrounds around the world.
Board games are a gift that keeps on giving—the best of the bunch provide hours of fun for years on end. But when a new crop of great games arrives every year, how can you choose? This is how.
NFL star Randy Moss is now a high school coach. A Vikings fan explains how watching one childhood hero move on with his life helps him say goodbye to another.
The present-day lust for ruins is nothing new. In fact, it’s nearly as old as any ruins themselves. From a flattened Louvre to Percy Bysshe Shelley, a journey to the dawn of ruin porn.
Our Russia hand submits a roll-up of all the corruption, crises, ill-preparedness, highways paved with French luggage, and other #sochiproblems surrounding Putin’s graft-gutted Winter Olympics.
During holiday family get-togethers, don’t risk bringing up a topic everyone’s hoping to avoid. Instead, bring a board game and circumvent all conversation. Here are 10 of the best from 2013.