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23 Unusual Board Games

From Remakes of the Classics to Life-Sized Board Games

— August 22, 2009 — Life-Stages
Board games tend to be a favorite family pastime where children and adults can spend hours upon hours competing to be the winner. From modernized classic board games to real-life Candy Land, check out the attached gallery for all the ways you can play!

Implications - Even in our age of console and computer gaming, there is no denying that board games are still a remarkably powerful and relevant force, especially when it comes to family entertainment. It's simply impossible to replace the experience of physically sitting around a table with your loved ones and reveling in a shared experience. Business leaders take note: board games are far from dead, as consumers continue to seek physical interaction with one another.
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How To Be A Dot.Com Billionaire Boardgame
How To Be A Dot.Com Billionaire Boardgame
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Celebrity Board Games
Celebrity Board Games
Rock Star Rehab
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21
“A Christmas Story” Board Game
“A Christmas Story” Board Game
I Double Dog Dare Ya
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20
'Guess Who?' Graffiti
'Guess Who?' Graffiti
Kids' Board Game Gets a Street Art Touch From Surplus Bargains
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19
Classic Board Game Makeovers
Classic Board Game Makeovers
Clue Updated for Tabloid Culture
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18
Gameboards for Extreme Conditions
Gameboards for Extreme Conditions
New Wave Chess & Checkers
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Video Game Board Games
Video Game Board Games
Nintendo Monopoly
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$20,000 Game Board
$20,000 Game Board
Diamond Scrabble
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15
Sephora Monopoly
Sephora Monopoly
Build Your Own Beauty Empire
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14
Touchscreen Bus Stop Ads
Touchscreen Bus Stop Ads
Nokia n95 Interactive Billboard Games
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13
Modernizing Classic Games
Modernizing Classic Games
Monopoly: Recession Edition Plays on Hard Times
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Board Game Revivals
Board Game Revivals
Classic Games Make a Comeback to Relieve Recession Boredom
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Life-Sized Board Games
Life-Sized Board Games
Candy Land Takes Over San Francisco's Lombard Street
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Real-Life Game Boards
Real-Life Game Boards
German Ads Reenact Monopoly Settings
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9
Beefed-Up Board Games
Beefed-Up Board Games
Childhood Entertainment Gets Touch of High Class
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Board Game Art
Board Game Art
Extraordinarily Creative Artworks Inspired by the Classic Game of Chess
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Steampunked Monopoly
Steampunked Monopoly
The Popular Board Game Goes Victorian in this DIY Set
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Stylish Board Games
Stylish Board Games
Brass Skeleton Key Chess Set For the Fashionably Competitive
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Wall-Mounted Board Games
Wall-Mounted Board Games
Straight Up Chess
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Board Game Statues
Board Game Statues
David Mach's Sculpture Made of Domino & Scrabble Tiles
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3
Nintendo Board Games
Nintendo Board Games
Super Mario World by Ashley Buerkett is a 3D Masterpiece
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My Monopoly
My Monopoly
Make Your Own Version
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Rebranding Classic Board Games
Rebranding Classic Board Games
Monopoly's Packaging Gets a Modern Look
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