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Backgammon while paragliding? Only in Kurdistan

RudawRudaw - Aug 5, 2017
In a bid to promote tourism in the Kurdistan Region, two brothers are taking a unique approach to an already unique activity. Several thousand meters above the ground they filmed themselves playing backgammon while paragliding. While table games may ...  


Nuka Cherry Checkers is the perfect post-apocalyptic board game

The Daily DotThe Daily Dot - Aug 16, 2017
Love adventuring the wasteland but need to unplug for a while? Nuka cherry checkers lets you get your analog Fallout fix. This set comes with all you need to play a classic game of checkers. Nuka Cola and Nuka Cherry bottlecaps serve as checker pieces.  


Plymouth girl travels the world competing in chess

KMSP-TVKMSP-TV - Aug 16, 2017
Nastassja started playing chess against her dad when she was 6 years old. She quickly showed a knack for tactics and was soon beating players several times her age. "Somebody said chess is the great equalizer. I believe in those words because you come ...  

Monopoly Game

Where's Rey? Despite Uproar, Hasbro Makes Her Monopoly Game Piece Hard to Find

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 17, 2017
But you wouldn't have known she was so beloved from the “Star Wars”-themed Monopoly game that Hasbro released in September 2015. The board game included pieces only for the male stars of the series: The newcomers Finn and Kylo Ren joined Luke ...  


On the Burger Trail: The MOAB at Gina's Sports Dock in Pewaukee

OnMilwaukee.comOnMilwaukee.com - Aug 18, 2017
Some linger for a game of Rummikub, others enjoy a beer or watch sports on one of the bar's television sets. Window-side seating gives guests a primo view of boaters on Pewaukee lake during the summer and ice fishing during the winter months.  


I played in the biggest Scrabble tournament in the country — and it ...

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Aug 20, 2017
This is nothing like the game you played in grandma's living room.  

Gin Rummy

Patricia Ann Gowing

Richland SourceRichland Source - Aug 15, 2017
She was a long time member of the Woodland Club. Patricia also enjoyed playing Bridge and was a fierce gin rummy competitor. She is survived two sons and a daughter-in-law, Thomas F. Gowing, of Salinas, California, and Charles R. and Carolyn Gowing, ...  


Watch national record being set after more than 250000 dominoes toppled in Taylor

Southgate News HeraldSouthgate News Herald - Aug 15, 2017
More than 250,000 dominoes came toppling down at Taylor's Trillium Academy on July 30 as a team of international domino artists created a sports-themed masterpiece — and then destroyed it — to again break the national record for most dominoes knocked ...  

Dungeons And Dragons

5 Video Games Like Dungeons and Dragons If You're Looking For Something Similar

TwinfiniteTwinfinite - Aug 6, 2017
You can't really have a “games like D&D” list without Dungeons & Dragons Online. DDO, for short, is developed by Wizards of the Coast, which of course created the tabletop game. So this is pretty much as close as you can get without purchasing a dice ...  

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game's Official Mobile Card Game Announced by 37Games
Develop - Aug 5, 2017

37Games is proud to announce, in collaboration with Paizo Inc., its newest game Pathfinder Duels. The beloved franchise will be adapted into a CCG game with a unique blend of Pathfinder's imaginative world and exciting gameplay featuring simultaneous ...  


Mahjong eyed for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

EJ InsightEJ Insight - Aug 3, 2017
They are contract bridge, chess, Go, Chinese chess (xiangqi), draughts and mahjong. According to Chen, the IOC has been considering expanding coverage of the Olympic Winter Games due to the fact that the number of participating countries is limited ...  

Mah Jong

Fashion comes home: Kenzo Takada reinvents the Mah Jong sofa for Roche Bobois

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Aug 18, 2017
The career path between fashion and furnishings is as well trodden as a Paris catwalk. Many couture designers have dabbled in homeware, from Pierre Cardin to Alessandro Michele, who launches Gucci Decor globally next month. Not forgetting those ...  


Finally Having 'Virtual On Oratorio Tangram' On The Xbox One Is Ruined By One Massive Problem

ForbesForbes - Aug 10, 2017
That means if you want to play Virtual On Oratorio Tangram properly on the Xbox One, you cannot as 360 controllers are not directly supported and that means Hori's amazing TwinSticks by extension. There are workarounds to this situation but the fact ...  

Play Bridge

Play bridge, help the Senior Center
Pagosa Springs Sun - Aug 13, 2017

A bridge tournament will be held on Aug. 21 from 1:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the Pagosa Springs Senior Center, located in the Archuleta Community Center, 451 Hot Springs Blvd. Players will be asked to donate $10 and the proceeds will be contributed to the ...  

Crossword Puzzles

Digital Publishing: As Crosswords Move Online, Publishers Can Still Make a Profit
Editor 7 Publisher - Aug 18, 2017

Syndication companies have been offering digital crossword puzzles for many years now, but online newspapers lack the geographic monopoly that allowed them to print the same crossword as hundreds of other newspapers across the country. Now those ...  


Style Sudoku: Co-ordinate your weekend in the countryside

Daily MailDaily Mail - Aug 16, 2017
Style Sudoku: Co-ordinate your weekend in the countryside. Style sudoku is an easy way to make sure that your outfit looks co-ordinated; This week Amy Kester selects this seasons stylish weekend in the country pieces; Choose from a chic raincoat ...  

Rubiks Cube

Dude astounds subway riders with Rubik's Cube madness

New York PostNew York Post - Aug 2, 2017
A cool-as-a-cucumber straphanger was captured on cellphone video completing a Rubik's Cube in less than 30 seconds — with his eyes apparently closed. In the captivating, now-viral clip, the man, wearing a “Dragon Ball Z” t-shirt, effortlessly solves ...  

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