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Risk Gets A Metal Gear Solid Makeover

The board game Risk has been around since 1957, so it’s not surprising that it’s had some face lifts over the years to bring in new players and appeal to younger audiences. But are Metal Gear Solid fans going to put down the controller and clear off the dining room table for a good, old-fashioned [...]

Foursquare Application Turns New York City into a Giant Game of RISK

World of Fourcraft is a new computer game that lets Foursquare users in New York City participate in a version of the classic world conquest board game Risk: Users decide which team they are on by swearing allegiance to one of New York City’s five boroughs. Checking into a neighborhood on Foursquare is the online game’s [...]