Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:09:00 +0000
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZLearn the complete rules of the standard two-rank Mancala variant, which is also known as Kalah. This is an ancient board game.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZCheckers, also called Draughts in most countries, has been traced back to the 1300s, though it may indeed stretch further into history than that.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThis collection of Mancala basic strategy tips covers everything from the opening move, to avoiding capture, to why you want to leave your last hole open.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThis article offers an explanation of everything you need to learn how to play Clue if you have the board game but have lost the rules.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThis article offers a strategy guide for the beginner who wants to learn how to win at Checkers, including positioning and kinged checkers.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZWhen Trivial Pursuit burst onto the scene in the 1980s, it seemed like an entire genre of games was born. But, in my view at least, Trivial Pursuit isn't the best trivia game. Here are my picks for the best.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThese basic Clue strategies offer hints on how best to travel the board, make suggestions, and use the cards in your hand.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZAn article explaining the basic rules of Battleship, the two-player board game by Milton Bradley / Hasbro.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZLegal Scrabble (and Words With Friends) words which use the letter Q without U. Learning these words is a key to being a better Scrabble player.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZWhen you get the family together, it can be difficult to choose a game to play. Any of the games on this list would be a solid choice.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA list of the best fun and traditional card games for families. All of these games can be played with a standard 52-card deck.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZWhen playing any game that involves chips as currency, it's vital to know what each chip is worth. The lists here show each chip color's standard value.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZSpades is a very popular trick-taking card game, normally played by two partnerships.This version of Spades is for two players.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZSpoons is a clever card game that can be played by children and adults together. This card game also goes by the names Pig and Tongue,
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZSee the picks for the best solitaire card games when you have no one to play cards with, including Klondike, Pyramid, Golf, Poker, Accordion, and more.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe Complete Guide to Scrabble is a lists resources for Scrabble players, which includes word lists, strategy tips, videos, and more.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZGames that focus on words have a special place in my heart. These are my favorites--the one's I'm always ready to play on a moment's notice.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA profile of the board game Trivial Pursuit, judged to be one of the most historically and culturally significant games published since 1800.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZDice games, by their very nature, tend to rely much more on luck than skill. That's one of the reasons people love them so much. Here are some favorites.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA review of the trivia/party game Wits & Wagers, first published in 2005 by North Star Games.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZJ.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books spawned a series of board games, with some better than others. Here are my picks for the best five of the bunch.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe goal of party games is to have a good time. Here are our top games from Apples to Apples and Barbarossa, that are guaranteed to have you in stitches.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZIf you want to play the classic word game Scrabble, Words With Friends, or similar games online, this feature points you where you need to go.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA profile of the deduction game Clue / Cluedo, judged to be one of the most historically and culturally significant games published since 1800.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZMystery and deduction board games and card games are among my favorites. Here are my picks for the top mystery games.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZStrategy tips for players who want to learn how to win at Battleship. A collection of strategies for both placement of ships and firing of shots.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZWhen you have a lot of players who want to play the same game, it can be a challenge. These are my picks for the best games which accommodate seven or more.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThese games are the classic classics - board games that have been played for centuries. They have elegant rules, depth, and continue to delight players.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for Klondike Solitaire, a card game also known as Fascination or Demon Patience.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for Salvo, also known as Battleships. You only need a paper and a pencil to play this game if necessary.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe goal of Three Thirteen is to use the cards in your hand to form sets and runs, accumulating the fewest possible points over 11 rounds of gameplay.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe Complete Guide to Monopoly includes rules, strategy tips, variants, a FAQ, and more.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules of Euchre, a popular and relatively simple trick-taking card game played by two sets of partners.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZLearn how many tiles are in a scrabble game, along with the letter-by-letter breakdown showing how many of each tile are included.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZBackgammon can trace its roots back to the ancient Egyptian game of Senet and the Mesopotamian game The Royal Game of Ur. Here are the rules
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules of three-handed Euchre, a popular and relatively simple trick-taking card game also known as Cutthroat.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZSpy games give us a chance to do something we're quite unlikely to do in real life -- participate in espionage.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZIf my game collection could only include 10 board games and card games, these are the games I would choose.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZDo you want to host a Texas Holdem Poker party? Follow these tips and you're almost certain to have a good time.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZRead this FAQ for the board game Monopoly before you pass Go or go to Jail.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZRummy is really a family of card games, but the rules here are for the most basic of the Rummy games and a good introduction for the entire family.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA look at the top 10 most visited properties in the board game Monopoly.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZBasic rules for the popular game Mah Jongg, also known as Mahjong. This summary covers the basic Mahjong rules which apply to most variants.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZTexas Hold 'Em is the version of poker played in many casinos and seen in major televised tournaments. These are the basic rules for Texas Hold 'Em Poker.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZAn article explaining how to win at Backgammon. A brief exploration of the five basic Backgammon strategies, and how to use them.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA guide to the cooperative board game Pandemic, where players work together to try to stop a deadly pandemic from spreading across the world map.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZIf you're playing Scrabble (or Words With Friends), and you get stuck with a rack full of consonants, knowing these words will be extremely helpful.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe Complete Guide to the board game Clue - also known as Cluedo - includes strategy tips, the history of Clue, and more.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThere's a lot available for free on the Internet -- including board games. Here are my picks for the best free board games available over the Web.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZAn answer to the question: Can I collect rent from other players while I'm in Jail?
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZStandard Poker hands are ranked here in order of strength, from the strongest hand to the weakest.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZInformation about, and links to, places you can play the ancient board game Mancala online.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZDozens upon dozens of Monopoly editions have been published; these are my picks for the coolest, incorporating a new theme and even some new rules.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for Hearts, a trick-taking game in which you want to avoid taking certain tricks.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZPyramid is a solitaire card game with very simple rules. It takes just a few minutes to play each hand. Learn how to play here.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe Complete Guide to Checkers includes rules, strategy tips, and more. This game is also called Draughts, which has been traced back to the 1300s.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA review of the cooperative board game Pandemic, including an overview of the good and bad points of Pandemic, and cooperative board games in general.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA profile of the ancient board game Mancala. This count-and-capture game has variations worldwide, but its Arabic name gives a clue as to its origin.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZTexas Hold 'Em Poker is a game that rewards good play. Follow these rules to increase your chances of winning.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZHere are the picks for the top press-your-luck board games and dice games. These include Incan Gold, Cloud 9, Pass the Pigs, and more.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules of Two-Handed Euchre, a popular and relatively simple trick-taking card game for two players.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe rules for Go Fish, a children's card game also known as Fish, for two to six players. Also included are a couple of variations to mix things up.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA collection of word lists for players who want to step up their game at Scrabble or Words With Friends.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThese free games can be played right now with a large group, requiring only paper and pencils, and perhaps a deck of cards.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZUnlike Tic-Tac-Toe, which most people know how to play without losing, Connect 4 involves slightly more strategy. Learn more.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZAn answer to the question: How much money do I win for landing on Free Parking in the Monopoly board game?
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZSpades is a very popular trick-taking game played by two partnerships. Learn the rules and how to play here.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZBasic Rules for Go, the ancient abstract strategy game. This quick summary will teach you how to play Go.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZCrazy Eights, also known as Eights and as Swedish Rummy, is a distant relative of Rummy. Learn how to play here.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for the card game Pitch, also known as Auction Pitch or Setback.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThese are my picks for the very best football-themed (American football) board games ever published.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for Mexican Train Dominoes, also known as Trains.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZLegal Scrabble (and Words With Friends) two-letter words. Learning these words is a key to being a better Scrabble player.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZSimple tips anyone can use to improve your chances of winning the board game Monopoly.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZSimple tips anyone can use to improve your chances of winning a game of Scrabble, or a game of Words With Friends.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZNot long after the game began production, more than 20,000 games were being published each week, so the remaining supply is big enough to keep prices down.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe probabilities for rolling two six-sided dice, which is useful knowledge when playing many board games, including Monopoly.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for the card game I Doubt It, a fun card game that's great for children and adults to play together.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZIf you're playing Texas Hold 'Em Poker and you get dealt one of these hands, there are extremely few circumstances in which you should play them.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZOh Hell is a simple trick-taking card game that nonetheless presents good opportunity for strategic play.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for the card game Yukon Solitaire.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for the card game Canfield Solitaire. This game is difficult to win, building up all four foundations to 13 cards from the tableau.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZAdvice on when to quit the game before you start, and when to remove cards, for players who want to learn how to win at pyramid solitaire.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZHow to use a backgammon doubling cube. It brings a significant amount of additional strategy to the game, and is widely used by serious players.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for Categories, a party game for 3 or more players that can be played with paper and pencils.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for the card game Authors, which is essentially a slightly advanced version of Go Fish.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZHere are my picks for the best traditional card games for children. All of these games can be played with a standard 52-card deck.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for the family card game Go Boom, which can be played by 2 to 12 players, using one or two decks depending on the players.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZAuction games require players to bid against one another to obtain the things they need to win. Here are picks for the best five ever published.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZAn explanation of the basic rules of Dominion, the card game. This article gives a basic overview of how to play Dominion.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZAccording to Hoyle's Rules of Games, Gin Rummy was invented in the early 1900s by Elwood T. Baker of New York. Here are the complete rules.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZStratego is played on a 10x10 grid. Players have an army of pieces with hidden values, which they move around to capture the flag of the other player.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZRead some suggestions on basic passing strategy for the card game Hearts with what cards to pass in each suit, and special considerations.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZLearning certain categories of words, such as these vowel-heavy five-letter words, is critical to becoming a better Scrabble player.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZSpit, a card game also known as Speed or Slam, is very fast-paced game and it could result in damage to the cards -- so don't use your best deck.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA look at the best editions of the Ticket to Ride board games, one of the most popular games in the world published by Alan R. Moon.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA few basic strategy tips for the board game Ticket to Ride. These beginner's strategies will help players who want to learn how to win at Ticket to Ride.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZThe complete rules for Chicken Foot Dominoes, which is part of the same family of games that includes Mexican Train.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZA review of the trivia game Smarty Party, published by R&R Games.
2016-12-09T11:09:00ZTelling a good story is truly an art, and these games are my picks for the best storytelling games. They challenge you to weave a good tale.