I'm thinking more involved, euro style board games. I'm curious to read more about designing mechanics, balancing, etc. Are there any good books (or manifestos online) on this?
I'll be on three flights in the next 11 days, and although I'd like to sleep through every flight, I doubt that'll happen. I have an iPhone 4 and a 3rd-gen iPod Touch at my disposal, so I'd like to throw some new, non-battery-killing games on them before I go. [more inside]
Know any remote control programs for the PC that could work with videogames? [more inside]
Are there any well-crafted, engaging, easy-to-learn games for the Mac? [more inside]
I'm trying to find the name of a computer game I played when I was very young. Circa 1986-7 ish. Details inside. [more inside]
Getting a Nexus 7 tomorrow. I need good review sources for Android app reviews: both games and utilities. [more inside]
Please recommend PC LAN multiplayer games that aren't 3D. [more inside]
What are some fun games my family can play at our annual Christmas Eve party? [more inside]
Wanted: Great geography games for a kid. [more inside]
Non-reflex dependent, not-too-hard video games, preferably for the Xbox? [more inside]
Which Japanese band / song is used in this video? They're very New Order'y, and I know the missus would like them a lot. Extra credit: Is there a pattern / design / instructions out there for making and playing with paper doll sumo wrestlers like this? Because, frankly, this has Rock'em Sock'em Robots beat all to hell.
What are the most interesting documentary films about the history of video games? I am especially interested in anything that discusses the history of game graphics.
Looking for unique and cost effective gaming related Christmas gifts in Canada for a teenager. [more inside]
Do you have suggestions/recommendations for games and/or desensitization practices with the objective of improving social skills? Shyness and/or introversion filter. [more inside]
Gift-filter: What are your best gift ideas for a family of 5 adults? [more inside]
Recommend some XBox 360 games for me. I have enjoyed: Morrowind, Oblivion, Skyrim, Fallout 3 and NV, Dragonage O and 2, Fable 1, 2, and 3, Bioshock 2, Portal 1 and 2. [more inside]
I want some immersive, RPG-style games for Android or iOS. I'm taking a long flight on Friday and I want to sink myself into something fun. I was really hoping Baldur's Gate would be out for iPad before my flight, but it looks like it's been pushed back to next week. I'd like something in the same vein. Preferably something without cutesy, cartoony or 8-bit style graphics.
Looking for good game recommendations for a family of three adults [more inside]
Best Hidden Object/Point and Click games out there? [more inside]
OMIGOD I just played "Dear Esther" for the first time. This is the absolute sweet spot for me for gaming/interactive fiction. Please help me find more. [more inside]
Hit me with your best asynchronous communication tips, games, tools & tricks. [more inside]
I'm looking for examples of visual timelines in movies, video games, or fiction. Scenes where a span of time is represented metaphorically, preferably as a physical object, diagram, or action. A good example is this scene from Me and You and Everyone We Know in which two characters use a street as a visual metaphor for their potential relationship. [more inside]
Where can I play board games in Montreal? [more inside]
Can you figure out this weird PC graphics glitch? [more inside]
I'm looking for some sort of "Starter pack" Warhammer 40k tabletop terrain, shippable to Canada. [more inside]
Need recommendations on adventure games for elderly people. [more inside]
I like playing L4D with my friends on the other side of the world, but my ping is awful. What are some good, accessible PC games where this won't matter? [more inside]
Can you play a 3ds game (the 3-D kind of game) on a DSi XL? [more inside]
Which Big Fish games are worth playing? And within that group, which are fun to play on a laptop with only the touchpad? [more inside]
Quick question: I have never played Bioshock. Just now I'm buying into the MacHeist 4 bundle, which contains Bioshock 2. Is it a bad idea to start part 2 without playing part 1 first? No spoilers please :^)
What are the best "gateway games" on the iPad for a complete newbie? [more inside]
Looking for fun party games (other than Telephone Pictionary) that can be played with 20-25 people and involve little (or no) supplies, explanation, organization, or complex thinking. [more inside]
Help me decode PC system requirements. [more inside]
What are some good online two player games? [more inside]
Seeking recommendations for light to medium difficulty card games from one to 8 players. No boards, no game pieces, just cards. Yes, I know there is Boardgamegeek, but I would like current recommendations from the mefites. And I thank you. P.S. I like No Thanks, Coloretto, The Great Dalmuti, Rat-a-tat-cat, Rook. I don't like Bohnanza, Apples to Apples, Skip Bo, Hearts, Blink, Rage.
SO has a frequent long, boring train ride. He also has a brand new Android phone, like I do. What are some two-player games that two people could play together over an android phone to help ride out the train monotony?
Hivemind, please help me come up with weird sayings for the RPG I'm in. [more inside]
How can I best introduce her to nerdy-ness, and nerdy games in particular? [more inside]
The presidential and vice presidential debates are coming up quick, with the first one on tomorrow, Wednesday 10/3. What are the best debate bingo cards and drinking games you've seen this season?
Are there any good zombie strategy games? [more inside]
What "games" do you play to boost your mood or help you see things in a different light? [more inside]
I'm looking to learn how to calculate probabilities for a multi-round dice game. I've researched this question some, and it looks like I might need to know how to use the multinomial distribution, but I can't find any good introductions. Please point me to the most layman-accessible educational material on this subject, and help me to help myself. [more inside]
I'm looking for video games that I could read aloud and describe as I play so that one of my friends who is blind could participate. We would be doing this over Skype. Ideally, we'd like games with multiple choices and decisions that affect the gameplay or story, less linear games and fairly complicated gameplay. We wouldn't want anything in real time, anything that requires coordination or games where the visuals are essential. [more inside]
City of Heroes is shutting down. I am overwrought with grief! Okay, not really, but I'm a little sad, and I want to find a new MMO where it is fun to play as a healer... [more inside]
Game masters, dungeon masters, et. al. - lend me your wisdom and experience in constructing a cohesive and dynamic campaign storyline. [more inside]
How to let my kid play minecraft sans all the cursing [more inside]
Please recommend multi-player online-adaptable games that are not MMORPGs. [more inside]
Where can I find information about military production by country in the 1960s? [more inside]
Gaming filter: Does anybody remember a racing game where you controlled human androids that were actually the motorbikes themselves? I believe it could have been for the Playstation. I'm trying to find a name.
The In Game Advertising Business for Dummies - please drop some science on me regarding notable vendors and rates for this kind of thing given that Massive was killed. [more inside]