Tag Archives: Chess

‘Magnus’ Kingdom’ Turns Chess Into an Adventure Game

‘Magnus’ Kingdom’ Turns Chess Into an Adventure Game

Dragonbox, the company behind the fantastic algebra app, is tackling a new subject: chess! Read More

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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: King Down Sets the Stage for Chess

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: King Down Sets the Stage for Chess

Last weekend I talked about a few variants on chess that play around with the basic rules of chess. King Down is a new game, just launched on Kickstarter, which takes a slightly different approach: it’s billing itself as a prequel to chess. Although there are some familiar pieces with familiar moves, King Down is really its own game with new objectives and a very different feel. And it doesn’t hurt that it looks spectacular. Read More

Find Geek Treasures on Pinterest

On New Year’s Eve, I finally got my access to Pinterest — the vision board-styled social photo sharing website — and have loved what it has added to my online experience. GeekMom wrote about their experiences with the website several … Read More

Geek Crafts: A Roundup

An international effort to create a more realistic Link amigurumi was successfully posted over at Craftzine this week. Previous attempts have been, in this crafter’s opinion, too complicated for amigurumi, or looked nothing like the character. Apart from the Hylian shield. this looks to be both simple and realistic. Stephanie Lau, who designed the shield… Read More