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Question of the Week: Memorable board or card game?

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by admin on Dec 31, 2012 10:42:08 AM

This week we asked the team to share a memorable moment playing a favorite board or card game. No stipulations-- this game could be from childhood, or last weekend. In a previous installment of our QOTW, we inquired about favorite apps, so be sure to check that out if you missed it previously.

Topics: Blog, video games, Question of the Week, board games

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown, a video game in name alone

Bart

by Bart on Dec 31, 2012 10:36:38 AM

XCOM: Enemy Unknown, is a video game in name alone. It runs on a PC, has flashy visual effects, and was developed by Firaxis (famous for the Civilization series). However, this is more of a board game than Robo Rally (a great board game, worth looking up if the reader has never heard of it): you move pieces, roll dice, and swap turns back and forth. One could recreate the entire game with pencils, paper and a random number generator, but that's really not what makes it a board-based experience...

Topics: Blog, video games, board games, Xcom: Enemy Unknown

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