Instructables: exploring - play - game - featured Sun, 29 May 2016 10:34:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Giant Ant Geocache
Giant Ant Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dwarf Exploder Materials:Balloons x 3Plastic bags x 3Masking tapeExpanding foamPantyhoseIrrigation tubingIrrigation joins - right angle x 18, cross x 1, T-shape x 2Glow stick x 2Ping pong ball x 1Cable ties x 4Used medicine container x 1PVC pipe x 1PVC cementPaint - brown/blackClothRubber bands Building the body...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 17:44:55 PDT
Hand Made Dominoes!
Hand Made Dominoes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> voiceoverbob today... we will do our best to make dominoes by hand.preface: I've never done this before...ever. in fact, i would probably say I'm more confident to go bungee jumping than i was about this project.i don't have the proper tools...ever. i figure it out as i go. the monkeys in my head work the gas pe...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 06:45:51 PDT
k'nex Foosball Table Instructions
k'nex Foosball Table Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> www139 Hello! As promised, here are the instructions for the knex foosball table! This foosball table is very complicated to build, so pay very very very close attention to the pictures and image notes! Otherwise something may go very wrong. Anyhow, feel free to look at the pictures above and watch the v...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 07:26:53 PDT
How to Make Your Game
How to Make Your Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> EmmettO Do you have the urge to make your own tabletop game? Do you have an idea that you've always wanted to try or are you full of ideas for games but aren't sure where to start? Would you like it to be good enough that your family and friends will want to play it? Table top games seem simple enough, but ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:35:47 PDT
Repaint a PS2 Controller
Repaint a PS2 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Nerd Lab Ah, the Playstation 2, the first console I had as a child. The Playstation 2 holds the title as the best selling video game console of all time, deserving that title as it holds many classics from Ratchet and Clank to Grand Theft Auto. Released on March 4, 2000, the Playstation 2 lives joyfully in m...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:04:31 PDT
Laser Cut Card Game Box
Laser Cut Card Game Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jozarth Card games are great. Really fantastic. But you know what is not great at all a lot of the time? The boxes they come in. Especially the double tuck box. You know that monstrosity. The wide flat one with two decks next to each other and a divider that pretends like it will keep them separate. We all ...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 19:54:46 PDT
How to Win at Battleship!
How to Win at Battleship! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 If you want to: Hide your ships better Guess your opponent's ship locations better Dominate and win the game....Then read on for tips and tricks. "You sunk my battleship" to my ears ;) Place Your Ships Like a Stealthy Pro In order to place your ships in the most ideal locations, consid...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 10:14:48 PDT
Go/Baduk/Weiqi Game Board
Go/Baduk/Weiqi Game Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> ronnietucker If, like me, you were bitten by the Go bug during the AlphaGo/Lee Sedol matches then you'd want a Go board of your very own.I did consider buying one, as they're pretty cheap, but then I decided to try and make one.For this Instructable you'll need:a chunk of plywood (or wood of your choice)some sil...
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 07:25:53 PDT
Mini JAMMA Arcade Machine
Mini JAMMA Arcade Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> rbates4 The coveted Neo Geo MVS machine is one the best arcade cabinets ever made. Most video game enthusiasts would jump at the chance to own an original machine. However, the going rates of an actual 4-slot machine can be intimidating, not to mention the dedicated floor space needed to house this beast of...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:07:04 PDT
How You Play Hearts - and Win!
How You Play Hearts - and Win! - More DIY How To Projects]]> zhenning10 This tutorial is for those who have a very basic understanding of the card-playing game Hearts. Ideally, if you are using this tutorial you have played Hearts at least once. This tutorial will begin by providing basic rules intended to be used as a refresher, which will be followed by a few strategi...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 17:26:25 PDT
4-Player Pedestal Arcade Cabinet for MAME
4-Player Pedestal Arcade Cabinet for MAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> severdhed This will show you how I constructed my 4 player MAME pedestal cabinet. There are a lot of things you may want to customize to your liking. I will show you how i made mine, you can feel free to tweak it to your liking. This houses a standard windows PC to run the MAME arcade emulator, and outputs t...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 20:22:49 PDT
The NES Flash Drive
The NES Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> vmathur3 Ever thought your pen drive was dreadfully boring? Wish you could add some sweet nostalgia to everyday computer use? Look no further!Using this fun (and super simple) method, you can turn any USB Drive into your own working 'NES Drive'. And that too, without having to open up a real controller!Bring...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 07:34:25 PST
Barrel of Donkey Kong..
Barrel of Donkey Kong.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrønde Who are thowing barrel's Donkey Kong of course !!I got a silly idee with a old wiskey barrel we have in our house. (I have not been drinking all the wiskey my self :--))want to make a playable cocktailboard with the Donkey Kong game in a barrel Making of playfield I cutting out with jigsaw a shap...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 05:40:44 PST
Handmade Non Toxic Wooden Memory Math Game
Handmade Non Toxic Wooden Memory Math Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> ProjectPatrol I'd wanted to try my hand at making a memory game out of wood for a long time. My original thought was to create a series of numbers 0-9 including basic math symbols. Fun and educational in one. I also wanted to try chemical free ways of staining and sealing. Supplies We Used 2 pieces of 1/4" ...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 10:29:55 PST
"Infinite" snow farm!
"Infinite" snow farm! - More DIY How To Projects]]> FreePvp ANY BLOCKS WORK IN THIS TUTORIAL!This is the best way to farm snow!(Thumbnail made by me in photoshop cs6) The base Build a 3x3 area. (Any blocks work in this tutorial) The door, how tall this should be? Build 2 blocks up, place a door. and above the door should be 2 blocks. Lighting Only u...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 08:52:20 PST
Geocache Hacks: Beauty Shop
Geocache Hacks: Beauty Shop - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kd Franson If you're into scavenger hunts, treasure maps, venturing off your daily beaten path, and feminism, this instructable is for you! Here you will learn how to hack old makeup containers to be repurposed for geocaching. The concept behind choosing makeup containers is to not only salvage perfectly good ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 20:02:38 PST
Puzzle Mascots
Puzzle Mascots - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lango84 After creating many mascot masks I wanted to challenge myself by utilizing the same techniques to create a series of interactive mascots.This idea came together as a submission for a festival in Montreal called Chromatic.The theme of the festival was 'Elevation', so my costumes were representative o...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 20:50:53 PST
Gameboy Macro
Gameboy Macro - More DIY How To Projects]]> terrorbyt3 I love the Gameboy Advance. It's the only system I've ever preordered and stood in line for. I love the form factor of the original model, with the controls on either side of the display. But I hate the fact that it's not back-lit and that it takes AA batteries. So when the owner of the local ga...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:04:59 PST
Basketball shooting game
Basketball shooting game - More DIY How To Projects]]> nilsbinnemans Hi there, basketball enthusiastEach new year's eve we gather with some friend at someone's place. We decided on buying presents which would not cost more than €5 and would be suitable for both men and women.Being 'the creative one' I was requested to make a game that would decide who could pick a ra...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:44:52 PST
Extreme Buzz Wire Game With STUN GUN!
Extreme Buzz Wire Game With STUN GUN! - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeandlauren My friend gave me a broken flashlight/stun gun. I decided to to the stun gun parts into an extreme DIY buzz wire game! Testing the transformer Inside the flashlight we found and tested the transformer. We applied low voltage to the input and the high voltage output still worked! Bending the...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 08:23:31 PST
Personalized Family Chess Set
Personalized Family Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> printeraction I created a chess set with all of my family members as the pieces as a present to my family this year. It turned out to be a huge hit at Christmas so I decided to share the process and document my work. Each piece is a 3D printed model of each of my immediate family members, including my dog, and th...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 11:21:21 PST
Pool Table Lights
Pool Table Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> JeffreyBailey Give your pool table personality and life with LED lights! This is fun and cool looking for your parties! The cost is low and you can have it done and ready to go in just a few minutes. NOTE: My Dart Light project you see in one of the videos can be found at
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 22:51:09 PST
2x4 Settlers of Catan
2x4 Settlers of Catan - More DIY How To Projects]]> make_crazydays Settlers of Catan is a board game which was quite popular while I was in college. While this build is specific to Settlers, it could be adapted to pretty much any board game. I go through the process to create cards, meeples, tiles, 3 dimensional components, simple six sided dice, and dying and im...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 12:51:20 PST
Custom Chess Board
Custom Chess Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanielBanas Chess is one of the oldest games known to man and one of the most popular and most known board game of today's society. Chess is a game played and enjoyed by all ages, young and old. It is a great game to challenge your mind or just relax with a friend. I have always enjoyed to play chess. It relaxe...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:04:04 PST
Soccer Penalty Kicks Game with Wiring and Arduino
Soccer Penalty Kicks Game with Wiring and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> germap This is an interactive electro-mechanical game situated between electronics and the real world, making you part of the action. You save goals using a control device and kick the ball with your fingers. The more players the better (we have played 8 people!). The video above shows the construction p...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 06:07:35 PDT
Ghost Bowling set
Ghost Bowling set - More DIY How To Projects]]> kjbrasda This is a very quick and easy game to make. Easy to play for kids of all ages and abilities. The game is great for learning motor skills and coordination. After gathering the materials, I think the whole set took about 10 minutes to make.Materials:6-10 empty plastic bottles, washedwhite fabric, I u...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:36:28 PDT
Sticks Card Game
Sticks Card Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> vipercmd This is a variation of a card game "Phase 10". Instead of 10 phases of requirements that everyone must do, this game has random challenges on sticks. My wife's aunt (my aunt-in-law?) presented the game to us the other day and I offered to use our local Makerspace to laser etch the challenges on the ...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:06:07 PDT
Ductiles: Interactive Graphic and Message Board
Ductiles: Interactive Graphic and Message Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> purincess Ductiles is born out of my fascination with a video game where players connect water pipes under time constraints, as well as Bauhaus typography. The 15 x 10 grid frame holds 150 pieces of hand-painted wooden tiles, each resembling one of eight archetypes. Viewers are invited to create graphics or m...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 03:04:47 PDT
Thud (Travel Edition)
Thud (Travel Edition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman I'm a big fan of the Discworld books, and rather enjoy the odd occasions when the books cross over into Roundworld.One of the better cross-overs, that you can enjoy even if you are not a Pratchett fan is the game of Thud!The game supposedly represents, in table-top form, the Battle of Koom Valley, t...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 11:52:15 PDT
Batman Arkham Knight Utility Belt
Batman Arkham Knight Utility Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> sradtke I'm a big fan of the costume design from the Batman Arkham video game series. And when I saw the fantastic utility belt Batman wears in the latest game Batman Arkham Knight, I set about to make my own. It's an unusual design with oversize pouches with leather flaps, funky scalloped wings on the buck...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:50:48 PDT
Star Wars themed Wedding Corn Hole game.
Star Wars themed Wedding Corn Hole game. - More DIY How To Projects]]> backwards lamb I got married this year and me and my girlfriend (now wife) wanted to have some fun outdoor games to occupy the guests while we are off taking photos and all the other things that leave guests to their own devices. We wanted games that were different and since in England Corn Hole isn't a popular or...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:12:00 PDT
Instructables THE GAME
Instructables THE GAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> bravoechonovember1 I love instructables! The community is great, the staff is amazing and the ideas are outstanding! So I thought it was time I make an instructable themed instructable! What you need paper thicker paper cardboard a color printer spray adhesive a love of instructables! Print this! (on...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:26:20 PDT
X and O Game (the descriptions are available by checking the images)
X and O Game (the descriptions are available by checking the images) - More DIY How To Projects]]> talex1 This is a classic X and O game. This project is meant to be done by using a laser cutter. It is a simple and fun process to do it. It took more or less of one hour to create the design and around 30 minutes to cut it using a laser cutter. You can find the steps and the descriptions within the images...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:43:47 PDT
Nuka-Cola Ring Toss
Nuka-Cola Ring Toss - More DIY How To Projects]]> ModMischief Combine your love of Fallout with a classic carnival game!My husband and I made this bottle ring toss game for our post-apocalyptic carnival themed wedding, but it would be fun at almost any event. Cleaning and etching the bottles The first trick was finding Coca Cola in glass bottles. After a li...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 23:52:00 PDT
Space invaders marble run school fete game (and maths fun)
Space invaders marble run school fete game (and maths fun) - More DIY How To Projects]]> anandaboffin This is a game we made for the school fete, using a recycled cardboard palette, drinks bottle tops, some party ice cream cups, spare card and lots of hot glue. The idea is like bagatelle (or pinball but without the flippers); you drop a marble at the top and its bounces down the obstacles to land in...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:28:10 PDT
Back Yard Ball Basher
Back Yard Ball Basher - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gregarious This is a very quick and simple fun game for garden or yard.It was a nice sunny day and my grandson was playing in the garden.He wanted me to keep throwing the ball to him to try to hit it.I was happy to play with him but thought there could be a better way to enable him to play anytime on his own.I...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 20:51:41 PDT
3D Chess Board
3D Chess Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> dragon9246 A multiple level 3D chess board. Made of walnut, each block is at a different height to add a fun and artistic factor to the classic game of chess. With a proper workshop and a few pieces of walnut lumber, you can build your own 3D chess board in less than a week. This craft is both appealing to the...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 05:21:30 PDT
Portable Wireless MAME Controller
Portable Wireless MAME Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> steverleroux Description:This project will allow you to fabricate a Portable Wireless MAME Controller. The MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) box I used was a Raspberry Pi running Advanced Mame but any box supporting USB can be used.The Idea:Many years ago I made a upright MAME arcade cabinet with a persona...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 16:00:24 PDT
Cardboard Fortress Battle! (capture the flag)
Cardboard Fortress Battle! (capture the flag) - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Oakland Toy Lab Hold thine cardboard horses, and raise thouest cardboard tubes, because ye have been called upon for delightful papery battle! When you mix forts, cardboard, and capture the flag, you're sure to get something great! Whether you're a full-on LARPer or allergic to the idea of going to a Medieval Times...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 16:24:49 PDT
PEN-PAPER PLANE $ LAUNCHER - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ameya9 So this is holiday season , i thought of making some thing fun that ,children can make and play on their own and not only that I involves all easily available ( at home ) items.So Lets START!! :) Supplies 1. Pencil2. Scale3. Cardboard sheet (Thick Paper sheet will do)4. Empty Old Pen.5.Small c...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 02:58:31 PDT
T-Soaker Anti-Dunk Tank
T-Soaker Anti-Dunk Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tustin High T-Tech The T-Soaker is a revolutionary new way to have fun. The basic function of the T-Soaker is the same as a traditional dunk tank, but upside down. Some benefits include only using 2 gallons of water per use ,compared to the 500 gallons a traditional dunk tank uses, better portability than a regular ta...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 10:11:01 PDT
Glow in the dark Constellation Dice - NOW WITH VIDEO!
Glow in the dark Constellation Dice - NOW WITH VIDEO! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gio Lasar I have always been fascinated by stars. Since ancient times, the Constellations above us have been deemed responsible of a great part of men's destiny, and have been asked for guidance or blessings. There is a song by Björk that goes: "With a palm full of stars, I throw them like dice, Repeatedly......
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Tue, 5 May 2015 12:40:34 PDT
Two By Four Tower Yard Game
Two By Four Tower Yard Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoTinkerGNome I do not claim to own any rights whatsoever to the "Jenga", "Ta-Ka-Radi", "Tumbling Tower", "Tail Gate", or "Game" for that matter. The author does not claim to own any rights to the above descriptors products are purely coincidental, And as the author I do not own anything I hope this tribute gam...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 09:32:06 PDT
3D Print A Game: The Beginner's Guide
3D Print A Game: The Beginner's Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> nathansmind So your desk is full of 3D printed novelty Yodas, Owls and T-Rex Skulls that collecting more dust then they do looks. Its time to bring some practicality and usability to your prints. It's time you started 3D printing your own table top games. Dozens of great 3D printable games are scattered across ...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:55:40 PDT
Paddleball Set
Paddleball Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell Once a month I host a beach bonfire brunch and am always on the hunt for fun beach games to bring. Instead of buying a paddleball set, I decided to make one! Now I have one more way to work off all the fire roasted foods!Let's get to making some fun >---------------------------------------------...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:56:54 PDT
How to make a Connect Four game
How to make a Connect Four game - More DIY How To Projects]]> i_like_to_make_stuff Four-in-a-row is one of those games that you play with just about any age child, and they can play competitively. My kids really enjoy it, and since we play it on occasion, I got to thinking about what it would take to make the game myself. I didn't want to have to deal with the normal moving slide ...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:19:25 PDT
Spot it With #s
Spot it With #s - More DIY How To Projects]]> ed shtern I made this game for a school project a while ago, and thought it would be a great idea to share it with you. It's a Mathematical twist to the traditional spot it game.Spot it is a great game with a few ways of playing. Basically if you find a match on your card to the one in the middle (there is al...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:16:50 PDT
Desktop Air Hockey Table
Desktop Air Hockey Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maker Spark Here's how to build a small air hockey table, that is both cheap and portable. As well as this, you can make it any size, depending on the box you use. A plastic box was used for simplicity; it means you can experiment with the air flow easily.An air hockey table works by creating a cushion of air b...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:55:20 PDT
How to Play Speed With Cards
How to Play Speed With Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> choopathingy Speed is a commonly a two-player card game in which both players are dealt an equal number of cards and must place all cards in the center piles to win. Given practice and the right opponent, it can be a very nerve-wracking game that gets adrenaline pumping. All it takes to play is (at least) one de...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:58:56 PDT
How to play BS: A game of bluffing
How to play BS: A game of bluffing - More DIY How To Projects]]> stephenmack In this instructable I will teach you how to play BS, a fun card game. This is one of my favorite card games to play and often brings about many laughs and smiles. The object of the game is to get rid of all your cards. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do and have fun experiences with it! This is ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:07:40 PDT