Instructables: exploring - play - board game - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:47:26 PST BLOX v1.01 Garden chess board http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-chess-board/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:18:50 PDT
Globefarers of Catan http://www.instructables.com/id/Globefarers-of-Catan/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:45:51 PST
Moraff's Stones - The board game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Moraffs-Stones-The-board-game/
Moraff's Stones - The board game! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/B5VU/HF2408G9/FAAB5VUHF2408G9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/B5VU/HF2408G9/FAAB5VUHF2408G9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/B5VU/HF2408G9/FAAB5VUHF2408G9.SMALL.jpg CrazyClever Stones is an old DOS game created by Steve Moraff in 1990  as a part of his Moraff's World series of adventure games. It is a gambling/ trading game where you are pitted against monsters in a tavern, trying to earn the strongest hand. It is a four person game and it is fun for most age levels, so it...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 13:37:14 PDT
Personalized Guess Who http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Guess-Who/
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Sun, 31 Dec 2006 19:16:58 PST
Nine Men's Morris Board Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Nine-Mens-Morris-Board-Game/
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 02:52:45 PST
Physical "Letterpress" board game set http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-Letterpress-board-game-set/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:56:59 PST
Custom Catan Frame and Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Catan-Frame-and-Tiles/
Custom Catan Frame and Tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/8QNK/H337LAQF/FEM8QNKH337LAQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/8QNK/H337LAQF/FEM8QNKH337LAQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/8QNK/H337LAQF/FEM8QNKH337LAQF.SMALL.jpg sjbrown A recurring frustration when playing Settlers of Catan (a registered trademark.  I am in no way affiliated) is that the cardstock pieces tend to warp, especially the outer water pieces that form the frame.  This causes some annoyance when playing because the tiles start shifting around.  I started a...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 23:27:53 PDT
Build and Play WAR ROOM RISK http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-and-Play-WAR-ROOM-RISK/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/839X/H2WEY6D9/FNT839XH2WEY6D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/839X/H2WEY6D9/FNT839XH2WEY6D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/839X/H2WEY6D9/FNT839XH2WEY6D9.SMALL.jpg BCatDC WAR ROOM RISK from @BCatDC Several months ago, a dear friend returned from a trip to Europe. While there he had the great privilege of touring one of Churchill’s War Rooms. One evening we got into a discussion about war rooms and about strategy games… …And so a CRAZY idea began to germinate. Some ...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:12:45 PDT
Carcassonne Rubick's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Carcassonne-Rubicks-Cube/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 09:42:29 PST
Strategy Guide to Winning Ghost Stories http://www.instructables.com/id/Strategy-Guide-to-Winning-Ghost-Stories/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/STBG/GTB9OGLV/FF7STBGGTB9OGLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/STBG/GTB9OGLV/FF7STBGGTB9OGLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/STBG/GTB9OGLV/FF7STBGGTB9OGLV.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Ghost Stories is one of my favorite collaborative board games. For 1 - 4 players, you each play taoist priests with special powers designed to help you protect the local villagers from ghosts. The game can be very challenging to win and has a pretty steep learning curve. I decided to create this vid...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 10:35:54 PDT
Settlers of Catan 3D http://www.instructables.com/id/Settlers-of-Catan-3D/
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Fri, 9 Sep 2011 19:53:41 PDT
Altoids Pocket Game Chest - 11 games on the go http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Pocket-Game-Chest-11-games-on-the-go/
Altoids Pocket Game Chest - 11 games on the go - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/19PO/GLWQVGDW/FBL19POGLWQVGDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/19PO/GLWQVGDW/FBL19POGLWQVGDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/19PO/GLWQVGDW/FBL19POGLWQVGDW.SMALL.jpg ATTILAtheHUNgry Board games are great.  Whether you're sitting down to an intense game of Go, or a simple game of Tic-Tac-Toe, board games are a fun way to pass the time with friends and family.  I love board games, so I wanted a game chest that I could fit in my pocket and carry with me wherever I went.  I've alw...
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Tue, 17 May 2011 06:59:35 PDT
How to make a Chinese Checkers Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Chinese-Checkers-Board/
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Wed, 17 Mar 2010 09:22:10 PDT
How to make a Konane Game Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Konane-Game-Board/
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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 03:51:54 PST
Your own Operation Board Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-own-Operation-Board-Game/
Your own Operation Board Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/H70C/F36FETCS/FHCH70CF36FETCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/H70C/F36FETCS/FHCH70CF36FETCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/H70C/F36FETCS/FHCH70CF36FETCS.SMALL.jpg Kyri The board game "Operation" is based on a very simple circuit, so you can build your own and customize it really easily! Intro and Materials I first made this game when I was around 11 or 12, when I was on some rant about how the original Operation dude didn't wear any underpants. I told my mom s...
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