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Wolf and Cow Playing Backgammon Mural
A silly medieval mural preserved on the side of a Viennese house.
Added by ahvenas
world war ii
The Nazi Board Games of World War II
These relics of wartime propaganda and anti-Semitism were designed for playtime.
April 27, 2017
Online Poker Players Are Exiled in Paradise
When will the party end for online poker's refugees?
April 25, 2017
Add-a-Ball Bar and Arcade
A (slightly) grownup take on the classic retro arcade.
Added by Darthjesus
International Intellectual and Puzzle Museum
An institution dedicated to curiosity, logic, riddles, and Mongolia's long history of puzzles.
Added by Mr Bucket
Simi Valley, California
Ronald Reagan’s Situation Room
The White House Situation Room was taken apart in 2006 and shipped to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
Added by Elliot Carter
Found: A Giant Metal Die in an Idaho Lake
Floodwaters cast it on the shore.
March 21, 2017
The Original Hidden Picture Artists Were Dutch Masters
Finding Beyoncé is fun, but so are the minds of Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Hieronymous Bosch.
March 06, 2017
The Joys of Pretend Villainy
What's so great about playing the bad guy, according to LARPers.
January 26, 2017
The largest Buddhist city in Europe is a haven for chess fanatics.
Added by lewblank
Space Chess Is Here, But No One Is Playing
The three-dimensional version of the game was around long before Star Trek.
January 10, 2017
A tongue-in-cheek arcade where the games are based on everyday life.
Added by hunkin
Victorians' Christmas Parlor Games Will Leave You Burned, Bruised, And Puking
Do not try them at home.
December 22, 2016
Found: The Original Ad for the Nintendo Entertainment System
Nintendo was getting ready to bring its gaming system to the U.S.
December 20, 2016
Solving the Mystery of the Secret International Puzzle Party
Only true collectors are invited to this hidden celebration of mechanical puzzles.
September 23, 2016
Inside the Budapest Escape Room That Started the Worldwide Craze
Why Hungarians are so good at puzzles—from Houdini and Rubik's Cubes to escape rooms.
August 26, 2016
The Museum of Pinball
The biggest pinball arcade in the world has over 600 pinball machines, and 300 arcade machines.
Added by Dylan
Found: A Lot of Planets, Minerals, and Strange Creatures in 'No Man's Sky'
The long anticipated game is finally here.
August 09, 2016
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