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  • Game On: Sagrada

    Game On: Sagrada

    Friday, November 22 2019 3:20 PM EST2019-11-22 20:20:13 GMT
    News 12's Sean McCabe visits Hawkwood Game Cafe to play Sagrada, a beautiful puzzle game that casts players as artisans competing to build the most beautiful stained glass window.
    News 12's Sean McCabe visits Hawkwood Game Cafe to play Sagrada, a beautiful puzzle game that casts players as artisans competing to build the most beautiful stained glass window.
  • Game on: Dead of Winter

    Game on: Dead of Winter

    Friday, November 8 2019 2:49 PM EST2019-11-08 19:49:33 GMT
    Dead of Winter has players working together to build a new life in a frozen, post-apocalyptic wasteland - that also happens to be infested with the walking dead.Dead of Winter has players working together to build a new life in a frozen, post-apocalyptic wasteland - that also happens to be infested with the walking dead.
    Dead of Winter has players working together to build a new life in a frozen, post-apocalyptic wasteland - that also happens to be infested with the walking dead.Dead of Winter has players working together to build a new life in a frozen, post-apocalyptic wasteland - that also happens to be infested with the walking dead.
    Dead of Winter has players working together to build a new life in a frozen, post-apocalyptic wasteland - that also happens to be infested with the walking dead.
    Dead of Winter has players working together to build a new life in a frozen, post-apocalyptic wasteland - that also happens to be infested with the walking dead.
  • Game On: Pandemic - Reign of Cthulhu

    Game On: Pandemic - Reign of Cthulhu

    Friday, October 18 2019 7:59 PM EDT2019-10-18 23:59:12 GMT
    Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu is a Lovecraftian take on a cooperative board game classic.
    Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu is a Lovecraftian take on a cooperative board game classic.
  • Game On: Horrified

    Game On: Horrified

    Friday, October 11 2019 3:08 PM EDT2019-10-11 19:08:07 GMT
    Game On: HorrifiedGame On: Horrified
    Game On: HorrifiedGame On: Horrified
    Horrified is a cooperative game that pits players against classic Universal Studios monsters.
    Horrified is a cooperative game that pits players against classic Universal Studios monsters.
  • Game On: Burgle Bros

    Game On: Burgle Bros

    Friday, October 4 2019 7:30 PM EDT2019-10-04 23:30:14 GMT
    Game On: Burgle BrosGame On: Burgle Bros
    Game On: Burgle BrosGame On: Burgle Bros
    Burgle Bros. is a cooperative game that has you and your friends working together to pull off the perfect heist.
    Burgle Bros. is a cooperative game that has you and your friends working together to pull off the perfect heist.
  • Game On: 7 Wonders

    Game On: 7 Wonders

    Friday, September 27 2019 4:20 PM EDT2019-09-27 20:20:34 GMT
    The card game 7 Wonders gives you the chance to build a civilization from the ground up in about a half-hour. For many gamers, including News 12's Sean McCabe, this is one of the first modern board games they fell in love with.
    The card game 7 Wonders gives you the chance to build a civilization from the ground up in about a half-hour. For many gamers, including News 12's Sean McCabe, this is one of the first modern board games they fell in love with.
  • Game On: Broom Service

    Game On: Broom Service

    Friday, September 20 2019 3:43 PM EDT2019-09-20 19:43:27 GMT
    Broom Service is a game about witches brewing and delivering potions to score points. But if you want your magical delivery service to be the best, you're going to have to be brave.
    Broom Service is a game about witches brewing and delivering potions to score points. But if you want your magical delivery service to be the best, you're going to have to be brave.
  • Game On: Trapwords

    Game On: Trapwords

    Friday, September 6 2019 3:11 PM EDT2019-09-06 19:11:29 GMT
    Trapwords will be familiar to anyone who has played Taboo: Get your team to guess the right word without saying any of the forbidden words that will end the round. Except the forbidden words are chosen by the other team and you don't know what they are.
    Trapwords will be familiar to anyone who has played Taboo: Get your team to guess the right word without saying any of the forbidden words that will end the round. Except the forbidden words are chosen by the other team and you don't know what they are.
  • Game On: Bargain Quest

    Game On: Bargain Quest

    Friday, August 30 2019 3:08 PM EDT2019-08-30 19:08:25 GMT
    The premise of Bargain Quest is familiar to most gamers: Heroes go off on adventures, fight monsters and find treasure. But in this game, you're not the hero - you're the merchant they buy their gear from.
    The premise of Bargain Quest is familiar to most gamers: Heroes go off on adventures, fight monsters and find treasure. But in this game, you're not the hero - you're the merchant they buy their gear from.
  • Game On: Roll and Writes

    Game On: Roll and Writes

    Friday, August 23 2019 7:21 PM EDT2019-08-23 23:21:25 GMT
    Ganz Schoen Clever, Welcome To, and Rail Road Ink are roll and writes, games that involve rolling dice and marking a score pad, and have been dominating the industry for the past year.
    Ganz Schoen Clever, Welcome To, and Rail Road Ink are roll and writes, games that involve rolling dice and marking a score pad, and have been dominating the industry for the past year.
  • Game On: Monikers

    Game On: Monikers

    Friday, August 9 2019 2:50 PM EDT2019-08-09 18:50:08 GMT
    Monikers is a boxed version of a party game called "Celebrity," where you draw famous names out of a bowl and try to get your team to guess them.
    Monikers is a boxed version of a party game called "Celebrity," where you draw famous names out of a bowl and try to get your team to guess them.
  • Game On: Catacombs

    Game On: Catacombs

    Friday, August 2 2019 3:10 PM EDT2019-08-02 19:10:26 GMT
    Players control a team of fantasy heroes in Catacombs and go toe-to-toe with an evil overlord and his minions.
    Players control a team of fantasy heroes in Catacombs and go toe-to-toe with an evil overlord and his minions. 
  • Game On: Citadels

    Game On: Citadels

    Friday, July 26 2019 2:48 PM EDT2019-07-26 18:48:24 GMT
    Board and card games have quietly become a billion-dollar industry, even in our digital world.
    Board and card games have quietly become a billion-dollar industry, even in our digital world.
  • Game On: Pitchcar

    Game On: Pitchcar

    Friday, July 5 2019 7:12 PM EDT2019-07-05 23:12:14 GMT
    Pitchcar is a racing game that's more skill than strategy - brilliantly simple but deceptively difficult.
    Pitchcar is a racing game that's more skill than strategy - brilliantly simple but deceptively difficult.
  • Game On: Bohnanza

    Game On: Bohnanza

    Friday, June 21 2019 8:26 PM EDT2019-06-22 00:26:14 GMT
    Bohnanza is a stone-cold classic that is way more fun than a board game about bean farming has any right to be.
    Bohnanza is a stone-cold classic that is way more fun than a board game about bean farming has any right to be.
  • Game On: Chinatown

    Game On: Chinatown

    Friday, June 14 2019 8:08 PM EDT2019-06-15 00:08:38 GMT
    Chinatown is a game where players act as small business owners in the Chinatown of 1960s New York. Sean McCabe says it's a race to build the biggest and most profitable businesses.
    Chinatown is a game where players act as small business owners in the Chinatown of 1960s New York. Sean McCabe says it's a race to build the biggest and most profitable businesses.
  • Game On: Deception: Murder in Hong Kong

    Game On: Deception: Murder in Hong Kong

    Friday, June 7 2019 5:35 PM EDT2019-06-07 21:35:00 GMT
    "Deception: Murder in Hong Kong" is a hidden role game where players work together to solve a murder - but one of them is actually the killer in disguise, trying to throw the other investigators off their trail.
    "Deception: Murder in Hong Kong" is a hidden role game where players work together to solve a murder - but one of them is actually the killer in disguise, trying to throw the other investigators off their trail.
  • Game On: Codenames

    Game On: Codenames

    Friday, May 31 2019 3:39 PM EDT2019-05-31 19:39:22 GMT
    Codenames is a social word-based board game. Simple but elegant, Sean McCabe says there's nothing in his board game collection he's played more because he's never met somebody who didn't love it.
    Codenames is a social word-based board game. Simple but elegant, Sean McCabe says there's nothing in his board game collection he's played more because he's never met somebody who didn't love it.
  • Game On: Cosmic Encounter

    Game On: Cosmic Encounter

    Friday, May 17 2019 8:42 PM EDT2019-05-18 00:42:13 GMT
    "Cosmic Encounter" is like Risk, but more explosive and without the board.
    "Cosmic Encounter" is like Risk, but more explosive and without the board.
  • Game On: Escape: The Curse of the Temple

    Game On: Escape: The Curse of the Temple

    Friday, May 10 2019 6:39 PM EDT2019-05-10 22:39:14 GMT
    "Escape: The Curse of the Temple" is a lot like the opening of "Raiders of the Lost Ark," where Indiana Jones had to escape a boobytrapped temple ... except there are four or five and you're actually pretty bad at being Indiana Jones.
    "Escape: The Curse of the Temple" is a lot like the opening of "Raiders of the Lost Ark," where Indiana Jones had to escape a boobytrapped temple ... except there are four or five and you're actually pretty bad at being Indiana Jones.
  • Game On: Galaxy Trucker

    Game On: Galaxy Trucker

    Friday, May 3 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-05-03 19:01:56 GMT
    Galaxy Trucker is a game about hauling cargo through space in freighters made of junk, trying to make it home in one piece and - just maybe - turn a profit.
    Galaxy Trucker is a game about hauling cargo through space in freighters made of junk, trying to make it home in one piece and - just maybe - turn a profit.
  • Game On: Lords of Vegas

    Game On: Lords of Vegas

    Friday, April 12 2019 5:28 PM EDT2019-04-12 21:28:41 GMT
    If you've ever been to a casino, you know the house always wins. But the board game Lords of Vegas gives you the chance to BE the house, for once.
    If you've ever been to a casino, you know the house always wins. But the board game Lords of Vegas gives you the chance to BE the house, for once.
  • Game On: Sushi Go!

    Game On: Sushi Go!

    Friday, April 5 2019 10:33 PM EDT2019-04-06 02:33:15 GMT
    This is a simple and aggressively cute game about those sushi restaurants where food comes by on a conveyor belt and you grab what you want.
    This is a simple and aggressively cute game about those sushi restaurants where food comes by on a conveyor belt and you grab what you want.
  • Game On: The Quacks of Quedlinburg

    Game On: The Quacks of Quedlinburg

    Friday, March 29 2019 3:11 PM EDT2019-03-29 19:11:05 GMT
    The Quacks of Quedlinburg is a game about snake oil salesmen brewing fake "miracle potions" in a medieval market.
    The Quacks of Quedlinburg is a game about snake oil salesmen brewing fake "miracle potions" in a medieval market.
  • News 12 Unplugged: Modern Art

    News 12 Unplugged: Modern Art

    Friday, March 15 2019 3:11 PM EDT2019-03-15 19:11:50 GMT
    This week at Hawkwood Game Cafe in Milford, News 12's Sean McCabe played Modern Art, an auction game that casts players as museum curators bidding on paintings up for auction.
    This week at Hawkwood Game Cafe in Milford, News 12's Sean McCabe played Modern Art, an auction game that casts players as museum curators bidding on paintings up for auction.
  • Unplugged: Battlegrounds Gaming

    Unplugged: Battlegrounds Gaming

    Friday, March 8 2019 8:31 PM EST2019-03-09 01:31:18 GMT
    Battlegrounds Gaming in Norwalk allows players to work together to solve a murder.
    Battlegrounds Gaming in Norwalk allows players to work together to solve a murder.
  • News 12 Unplugged: Azul

    News 12 Unplugged: Azul

    Friday, March 1 2019 3:47 PM EST2019-03-01 20:47:53 GMT
    Azul is one of the hottest board games of the last few years. It's a tile laying game that gives players plenty of interesting decisions to make.
    Azul is one of the hottest board games of the last few years. It's a tile laying game that gives players plenty of interesting decisions to make.
  • News 12 Unplugged: Pandemic

    News 12 Unplugged: Pandemic

    Friday, February 15 2019 3:34 PM EST2019-02-15 20:34:40 GMT
    This week at Hawkwood Game Cafe in Milford, News 12's Sean McCabe played Pandemic - a game that pits you and your friends together against one very mean box.This week at Hawkwood Game Cafe in Milford, News 12's Sean McCabe played Pandemic - a game that pits you and your friends together against one very mean box.
    This week at Hawkwood Game Cafe in Milford, News 12's Sean McCabe played Pandemic - a game that pits you and your friends together against one very mean box.This week at Hawkwood Game Cafe in Milford, News 12's Sean McCabe played Pandemic - a game that pits you and your friends together against one very mean box.
    This week at Hawkwood Game Cafe in Milford, News 12's Sean McCabe played Pandemic - a game that pits you and your friends together against one very mean box.
    This week at Hawkwood Game Cafe in Milford, News 12's Sean McCabe played Pandemic - a game that pits you and your friends together against one very mean box.
  • News 12 Unplugged: Sheriff of Nottingham

    News 12 Unplugged: Sheriff of Nottingham

    Friday, February 8 2019 8:16 PM EST2019-02-09 01:16:57 GMT
    News 12 Connecticut's Sean McCabe visited Battlegrounds Gaming in Norwalk to brush up on his bluffing, with "Sheriff of Nottingham."
    News 12 Connecticut's Sean McCabe visited Battlegrounds Gaming in Norwalk to brush up on his bluffing, with "Sheriff of Nottingham."
  • Unplugged: News 12 visits Norwalk's Battlegrounds Gaming

    Unplugged: News 12 visits Norwalk's Battlegrounds Gaming

    Friday, February 1 2019 5:39 PM EST2019-02-01 22:39:25 GMT
    Even in our digital age, board gaming has become a billion-dollar industry. News 12 takes a look at the wide new world of tabletop games by visiting Battleground Gaming for a round of "Settlers of Catan."
    Even in our digital age, board gaming has become a billion-dollar industry. News 12 takes a look at the wide new world of tabletop games by visiting Battleground Gaming for a round of "Settlers of Catan."
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