10 Best Articles on Board Games
The most useful articles on board games from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Board Games Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on board games by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- The Invasion of the German Board Games
- The Computer Scientist Who Finds Life Lessons in Board Games
- New Go-playing trick defeats world-class Go AI—but loses to human amateurs
- Board games and Markov chains
- Sex, Lies, and Video Games
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The Computer Scientist Who Finds Life Lessons in Board Games
In Shang-Hua Teng’s work, theoretical and practical questions have long been intertwined. Now he’s turning his focus to the impractical.
The Best Board Games of 2022
Players of all ages will have to make room in their closets for these selections
New Go-playing trick defeats world-class Go AI—but loses to human amateurs
Adversarial policy attacks blind spots in the AI—with broader implications than games.
Introducing Wyldcard, a new paradigm for tabletop gaming, trading cards which can magically change as you play.
The Utilitarian Pleasures of Playing Board Games By Yourself
It's a movement made for the moment.
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Board games and Markov chains
Using Markov chains to model simple board games.
The Surprise Hit Board Game That’s Transforming an $11 Billion Industry
Elizabeth Hargrave’s Wingspan might also transform the way you think about games—and art.
«Wingspan has transformed the way I think about games, about competition, and even about art.»
Sex, Lies, and Video Games
Strip clubs, board games, sugar babies, an office coup — and a whole lot of money
The Invasion of the German Board Games
Their peaceful premises and intricate rule systems are changing the way Americans play—and helping shape an industry in the process.
The Best Board Games of the Ancient World
Thousands of years before Monopoly, people were playing games like Senet, Patolli and Chaturanga
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