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  • 3D Puzzles Are Fun  By : Max Luke
    Those of us who love to do puzzles never get tired of a new challenge.There's no other feeling like opening a new puzzle box and anticipating the hours of fun ahead of you.However, if you want a whole new experience that will challenge you in an entirely different way, check out 3D Puzzles.
  • A Brief History of Darts: From Weapon to International Sport  By : aregan
    We know that dart-like items have been used for hunting and warfare by early man, and indeed even today some tribes in South America, Africa and Asia continue to use blow darts for hunting purposes. However, in terms of the modern game of darts, the early history seems to have evolved from a game called "Puff and Dart", where players took turns to fire a small sharpened dart at a paper or cork
  • A Brief History of Mahjong  By : Mariam Ma
    There are many myths regarding when and how the mahjong game was invented. Stories say that the game dates back more than 2000 years ago when a princess invented the game in the royal courtyard. She invited three of her maids to play and that's why the game consists of four players. Others say that it was the philosopher Confucius who invented the tiled game.
  • A New Generation Discovers an Old Time Favorite - Candyland  By :
    Many people have fond recollections from our childhood taking part in Candyland. This timeless classic from Hasbro celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2009. The game is still thriving and could be a hot holiday gift once more this year.
  • Antique Collectible - The Isle Lewis Chess Set  By : Keith Londrie
    No one knows how the game of Chess began. It is not clear whether one person invented it, or whether several different board games gradually merged into one. Indoor board games have been played for millenniums, but the game Chaturanga, linked to modern-day Chess can be traced back to seventh-century India.
  • Blokus Trigon - A Game of Strategy For the Entire Family  By : Joanne Michaels
    Who doesn't enjoy playing a creative, challenging, competitive board game from time to time? Blokus Trigon is exactly that.

    What is Blokus Trigon? Well, to put it simply, Blokus Trigon has taken the old Blokus board game and added a super-challenging twist! This newest member of the Blokus family
  • Collectible Favorite: Bakugan Battle Brawlers  By :
    Bakugan Battle Brawlers is a collectible toy and card game based on a Japanese anime television show. This is one of the best-sellers this holiday season, and has lots of room for expansion.
  • Elenco Snap Circuits SC-300 One of the Hottest Toys of the Year  By : Joanne Michaels
    If you have a child who is interested in science, and loves to figure out how things work, here's a great tip!! It's called Elenco Snap Circuits SC-300. It will supply hours of fun, and it's educational as well.

    The SC-300 is designed to teach the value of electronic components and instigate indep
  • Game of Chess  By : Carlchess
    Chess, also known as western chess or international chess, is a competition level game played between two competitors. This game was started in 15th century in Southern Europe. Chess is one of the most popular game of the world played by thousand of people at clubs, homes, competitions, online etc. Chess is played on a square shaped chess board having 64 square boxes arranged in a manner of eight
  • Games of Dominoes  By : Manuel Wiggins
    We have perhaps played dominoes when we where children. The box of rectangular tiles is probably hidden in the drawer or a closet ready to be opened on a rainy day or on a sluggish Sunday afternoon. This ancient game is still loved by people even today.
  • Get Bunches of Family Fun with Banagrams  By :
    Game lovers, particularly those who love word games, rejoice! Bananagrams is one of the hottest games this year. You will need to grab a copy of the game for your family, and additional copies for a fun-filled gift to give the people on your list.
  • How the Staunton Chess Set Became so Popular  By : Bradford Roegner
    Though there are many chess sets available these days, one chess set is said to be the standard for which all chess sets are designed around. That chess set is the Staunton chess set. It goes all the way back to 1849 and was designed by Nathaniel Cook, but named after Howard Staunton. The chess set was named after Howard Staunton not because he was the designer of the chess pieces, but because he
  • How to Select the Right Pool Cue  By : stuartgordon47
    If you’ve ever been to a pool hall, you have substantially had someone approach you and ask to fire a round of pool. If you say yes, you substantially go over to the cue rack and squeeze any cue that you think is fit. You pick the one that is straight, has a tip and has a weight that is comfortable for you to carry.
  • Is it Difficult to Play Japanese Mahjong?  By : Ingrid Grzeskowiak
    Japanese Mahjong is a board game that has yet again become accepted worldwide after the first international world competition 2002.
  • The Global History of Bingo  By : Gen Wright
    In 1530, the country of Italy instituted a new lottery called "Lo Giuoco del Lotto D'Italia." The game caught on with such fervor that it remains a staple of the country even to this day.
  • The History of Arcade Games  By : Troy Wooten
    The first popular arcade game plays were early amusement park midway games such as shooting galleries, ball toss games, and the earliest coin-operated machines, such as those which claim to tell a person their fortune or played mechanical music.
  • The Origin and History of Chess  By : William Smith jr
    The origin of chess, shrouded in the mists of history, depends very much on one`s own perspective. We cannot, unfortunately, trace the history of chess with a bold black line that leads from the game as we know it today.
  • The origin of Poker  By : Bin Max
    Poker is nowadays one of the more popular card games and is being enjoyed by many people all around the world. Especially since the popularization of online poker rooms
  • Tips On Getting The Perfect Chess Set  By : John Morris
    The are so many chess sets on the market today that it can be very confusing when you are trying to buy one. Chess sets are either used in playing or as a decoration in the living room or den. Chess sets are even used as centerpieces for libraries and studies. Some chess sets are even considered as heirlooms and are valued for their collectible quality.
  • Understanding the Basics of Japanese Mahjong ?  By : Ingrid Grzeskowiak
    Japanese Mahjong is a board game that has again become trendy international after the first international world tournament 2002.

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