January Contest Winner!

Posted in Boxed Up Fun on Jan. 22nd, 2013, by Jesse

Congratulations to the winner of our January game-giveaway: frahminator! He won himself a copy of Twilight Struggle, one of the best war-games of all time!

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Posted in Community News on Nov. 22nd, 2012, by Void

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  Enjoy the day with family, food, and (hopefully) some awesome board games.  Today is a great day to introduce family members to games they've never tried before.  Have fun!

With holiday shopping right around the corner be sure to take a minute and update your wishlist with…

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WW1 Duel Packs and new Airplane Packs will be the next releases in WW1 Wings of Glory

Posted in New Releases on Sep. 10th, 2012, by DarkJodo

Following the recent releases of the WW1 Wings of Glory Rules and Accessories Pack and the first WW1 Airplane Packs, Ares Games announces the next additions to the WW1 Wings of Glory line. They will include two WW1 Wings of Glory Duel Packs, complete sets with two miniatures and everything needed to…

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August Contest Winner

Posted in Boxed Up Fun on Sep. 6th, 2012, by Void

Chris Murray is our August contest winner!  He was the lucky winner of 7 Wonders.  Thank you everyone for the great participation and all the new reviews on the site.

For all of you who didn't win don't worry too much, you'll have another chance to get a free game later in September.

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Monthly Contest: Win 7 Wonders

Posted in Boxed Up Fun on Aug. 26th, 2012, by Void

Today is the start of our second Boxed Up Fun contest! As always, this is your chance to win free board games!  This month's game is 7 Wonders.  It's a great game for all skill levels and age groups.  It has constant action and is quickly engaging.  You've probably heard of it before, but now is your…

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Cardboard Fun Lab

Posted in General on Aug. 19th, 2012, by Void

Check out this intriguing TED talk about what makes board games fun.  Those interested in designing a game can learn something from it, but it's also interesting for anyone who plays modern board games.  It's a great little snapshot of how game mechanics can influence each other and grow over time.

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Boxed Up Fun At Gencon 2012!

Posted in Boxed Up Fun on Aug. 16th, 2012, by Jesse

Boxed Up Fun is heading down to Indianapolis this year for Gencon 2012! While there we'll be playing in a few competitions, cruising the convention hall, and looking for for sweet new games and new partners. We'd also love to meet you! Look us up on Twitter @BoxedUpFun to see what we're up to and let us know if you want to meet up. Know of anything we need to check out? Let us know over Twitter or email and we'll keep you all updated as best as we can! Looking forward to being there and getting the scoop.

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Legendary Marvel Deck Building Game Announced

Posted in New Releases on Aug. 9th, 2012, by DarkJodo

Upper Deck will release Legendary (working title), a deckbuilding game set in the Marvel universe and designed by Devin Low, formerly head developer of Magic: The Gathering, in November.  The game will include over 500 cards, a full color game board and color rule book, all sold together in a single…

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New "Seasons" Board Game

Posted in New Releases on Aug. 9th, 2012, by DarkJodo

A competition between sorcerers is the theme of this new board game from Asmodee, releasing this month.  Seasons was designed by Regis Bonnessee (Fabula, Himalaya) for the Libellud studio, producers of the award-winning Dixit and a partner with Asmodee.

In Seasons, the players earn points by collec…

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Ares Games at Gen Con 2012

Posted in Community News on Aug. 2nd, 2012, by DarkJodo

Ares Games, the Italian publisher of the War of the Ring and Wings of Glory board games, will be present at Gen Con 2012 (August 16-19, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis) releasing the WW1 Wings of Glory Rules and Accessories Pack and the WW1 Airplane Packs featuring 12 fighters. Besides that,…

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