The Hidden Genius of Monopoly’s Rules

You think you know Monopoly? There’s more to Monopoly than you’d think. From Game/Show | PBS Digital Studios.

SFWA Membership for Game Writers

Will sales in writing SF/F games qualify writers for membership in SFWA? In the upcoming SFWA election, Active and Lifetime Active members will have the chance to vote.

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9 Reasons Analog Games Are Awesome

Dwight D. Eisenhower played bridge with his fellow officers into the wee hours of the morning; Winston Churchill enjoyed playing mah-jongg and gin rummy with his family before dinner; many of the founding fathers, including Franklin, Jefferson, and Madison, were ardent players of chess; presidents from Theodore Roosevelt to Harry Truman played poker with their advisors; Abraham Lincoln played backgammon with his sons.

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From PBS: Dungeons & Dragons and the Influence of Tabletop RPGs

A short and interesting observance of how Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop RPGs have affected popular culture. Enjoy!