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This Cover Art Game Invites You To Literally Judge A Book By Its Cover

We’ve all heard the idiom, “don’t judge a book by its cover”. But a new site called encourages users to do just that — and its creators, Nate Gagnon and Dean Casalena, seem to have a moral of their own in mind: buy more books.

The World's Largest Version Of Minesweeper Has You Trying To Clear Over 38,000 Mines

An Atlanta-based company called CineMassive who builds giant multiscreen video walls has created what is easily the world’s largest version of Minesweeper. On its hardest setting players will have to clear 38,799 mines without blowing the whole thing up and having to start over from scratch.

Old-School Computer Graphics And Games Were The Product Of Coding Magic

These days, we’re blessed with incredibly powerful graphics cards, with oodles of fast temporary RAM to store massively detailed textures and colour information. But it wasn’t always so easy. Ever wondered how old computers, with basically zero onboard memory, actually created genuinely complex and colourful on-screen graphics?

Guess Wu Is A Custom Version Of Guess Who Featuring The Wu-Tang Clan

There are more themed versions of Monopoly than stars in the sky, so isn’t it about time for other classic board games to get an upgrade? Vice’s music site Noisey site decided it was, and so turned a copy of Guess Who into Guess Wu featuring 25 members of the Wu-Tang Clan hip-hop group.

Upgrade Your Foosball Table's Players To Stormtroopers

Foosball is one of those simple games that doesn’t need fixing. It’s already the perfect way to waste four years of college. But it turns out there is actually a way to make table soccer even more enjoyable: by turning all of the players into opposing squadrons of stormtroopers.

You'll Fight Over BTTF Monopoly's Tokens Before The Game Even Starts

No board game is more effective, and more efficient, at tearing apart families and friendships than Monopoly. And with USAopoly’s new Back to the Future edition, you’ll be fighting before you even roll the dice as players attempt to lay claim to the DeLorean, hoverboard or Nike powerlace sneakers tokens.

If You Want Microsoft Solitaire Ad-Free It Will Cost You $10/Year

Procrastinators everywhere rejoiced when it was discovered that Windows 10 was bringing back everyone’s favourite time waster. But unlike the last time you played Microsoft Solitaire on your PC, this time you’ll have to pay a subscription fee just to get rid of the ads.

Solving A 7x7 Rubik's Cube In Just Over Two Minutes Is Miraculous

Yesterday Australia’s Feliks Zemdegs managed to break the world record for solving a 7×7 Rubik’s Cube in just over two minutes and twenty-three seconds. For those of us who still have trouble just zipping up a jacket, watching him spin and unscramble this cube is incomprehensible.

Beach Towel Board Games You Play With Discarded Bottle Caps


A day at the beach usually doesn’t involve board games because the sand will quickly gobble up dice, Monopoly hotels, and Scrabble letter tiles. But since building sand castles gets boring quick, someone’s created a series of board game beach towels that can be played with bottle caps, seashells, or even small rocks.

A Pocket-Sized Frisbee Ball You Can Play Catch With

This Kickstarter toy looks like a rubber hockey puck or neon drink coaster, but it’s a tiny Frisbee-like disc you play catch with, capable of being flung 60m. I want one.

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