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11 Game-Inspired Cakes

We’ve featured cakes based on video games before, but for those who prefer to play their games in the real world against non-virtual friends, here are 11 great tribute desserts. 1. Dungeons & Dragons Adorned with gold coins and two twenty-sided dice, this dragon would be the perfect complement to any epic D&D session. The gorgeous birthday [...]

19 Amazing Facts About Stuff We Saw at Toys R Us

Over on Instagram, we’ve been taking pictures of things and offering up slightly amusing facts about them. So far we’ve toured a grocery store and public library. Next up: Toys R Us! For our latest field trip, I dragged along my three-year-old daughter Charlotte. She was paid in coloring books and a Bubble Guppies DVD. This [...]

Kid Game Rules With Piotr Kron

Piotr Kron is an interesting fella living in Hannover, Germany (if his YouTube tags are correct) intent on bringing (what I hope is) humor to the subject of children’s game rules. Take, for example, his explanation of the rules for Candy Land where he explains, “If you’re a grown up and you’re playing against a [...]

26 Life-Size Versions of Popular Board Games

Everyone’s favorite board games get a whole lot more fun when they’re super-sized. We’ve gathered up a collection of our favorite jumbo variations on classic board games—if you think we’ve missed a good one, let us know in the comments! Candy Land I was surprised there weren’t more life-size versions of the candy-themed game, but the quality [...]

Brilliant Board Game Idea: The Waxing Game

(Video Link) The Glaze Brothers have a great idea for a board game. The Waxing Game is quite straighforward. A Candy Land-like board is filled with body parts. Roll the die and move your piece forward. From whichever location you land on, you must have your body hair ripped off. What a pleasant way to spend [...]