MUST-SEE RESOURCES

HERE ARE PLACES WORTH VISITING!!!

 

BASEBALL GAMES – Covering tabletop baseball games and baseball toys from 1868 to the present, from antique generic games to advanced modern sims and all manner of baseball-related antique and vintage games and toys.

THE BIG GAME HUNTER – Bruce Whitehill’s (aka “The Big Game Hunter”, noted game historian, writer, inventor) website with lots of news for collectors and historians, and information and links for players, game designers, jigsaw puzzle cutters and mechanical puzzle designers. There’s also lots of information for the casual enthusiast or anyone looking for some basic information about games, jigsaw puzzles, and mechanical puzzles.

BOARD’S EYE VIEW – The place to find news, reviews and scrollable 360º views of games old and new. Our innovative use of 360º photography to show off board games and their components means you may never again have to sit through a boring unboxing video  🙂

BOARDGAMEGEEK – Great source for rules translations, play aids and much more!

THE GREAT GAMES OF SID SACKSON – Fellow “Sackson-ite” Bob Claster’s site focusing on the work of legendary designer Sid Sackson.

THE INTERNATIONAL GAMERS AWARDS (IGA) – Created to recognize outstanding games and designers as well as the companies that publishing them, The International Gamers Awards are international in scope with committee members representing countries around the world.

SID SACKSON PORTAL Hosted by The Strong Museum of Play, the Sid Sackson Portal allows game enthusiasts and researchers alike to dive into 35 years of diaries created by legendary game designer Sid Sackson. Perhaps best known for the popular hotel chain game Acquire, Sackson designed more than 500 games during his lifetime—about 50 of which went into production and into the homes of millions of gamers around the world. In addition to these diaries are photographs of game prototypes and published games created by Sid Sackson, which are housed in the artifact collections at The Strong National Museum of Play.

TOY and GAMES DIRECTORY – A “yellow pages” of toy and game websites.

Facebook Feed

1 day ago

Gamers Alliance
The thought that runs through the mind of every serious gamer... ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

4 days ago

Gamers Alliance
Once again, there are over 200 (!) Gamers Alliance auctions going on on eBay right now, featuring lots of games - new games, vintage games, roleplaying items, rare games - and lots of other odd and interesting items available for your viewing pleasure! Well worth a look!Enjoy your visit!www.ebay.com/sch/gamersalliance/m.html... ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

1 week ago

Gamers Alliance
Today marks the 100th birthday of legendary cartoonist Charles Schulz, creator of Charlie Brown, the Peanuts gang and, of course, .. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Gamers Alliance
Wishing a happy (85th!) birthday to actress Marlo Thomas who is that woman who is the face of St. Jude's Hospital for Children but started her career as... ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Gamers Alliance
Sad to hear of the passing of actor Robert Clary (at age 96). Clary was a prisoner in a concentration camp for nearly 3 years during his teens and lost 10 of his 13 siblings, as well as his parents, in the Holocaust. But he was not the only member of the cast of the sitcom that brought him success who suffered from the Nazis. These included Werner Klemperer, who played the pusillanimous camp commandant, Col. Klink, and who was the son of the renowned orchestra conductor Otto Klemperer; his family fled Berlin for Los Angeles when Mr. Klemperer was 13 to escape persecution and John Banner, who played the doltish Sgt. Schultz, who fled his home country, Austria, after Germany annexed it in 1938. The sitcom was, of course... ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook