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70 Designer Board Games

From LED Looks to Victorian Craps Cubes

— August 20, 2012 — Art & Design
From classics to uber-complicated strategy games, designer board games are not only fun to play, but are also nice to look at. In today's culture, sitting down to play a board game is a commitment to a group of people and an activity. So, instead of everyone scrambling to own Boardwalk, why not spice things up with a $2 million Monopoly set. Boardwalk doesn't seem so expensive when compared to the golden game board on which it lies.

Another gem is the Gucci-designed checkers board. This exquisite game board is made of dark leather and is branded up and down with Gucci symbols. It's not just about winning and losing now, it's about playing in style.
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Groovy Gelatin Games
Groovy Gelatin Games
'Noisy Jelly' is an Adventure that Involves a Little Bit of Cook 'N' Play
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Silicon Valley Board Games
Silicon Valley Board Games
Startup Fever Makes Your Internet Business Dreams a Reality
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Liquor-Tasting Trivia
Liquor-Tasting Trivia
The Winerd Game Tests Your Alcohol Knowledge
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Architectural Trivia Games
Architectural Trivia Games
The Modern Architecture Game is Perfect for Ted Mosby Wannabees
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Tubular Techie Strategie Games
Tubular Techie Strategie Games
The Nixie Chessboard Kit Functions on an Induction Power System
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Melting Strategy Games
Melting Strategy Games
The Ice Speed Chess Set Quickens the Match Significantly
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Transportation Tribute Games
Transportation Tribute Games
Truckopoly Pays Homage to the Indian Trucker Industry
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Designer Checker Boards
Designer Checker Boards
The Gucci Leather Checkers Set Costs $4,350
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Mammoth Word Scramble Boards
Mammoth Word Scramble Boards
Have a Vocabulary Battle on the World's Largest Scrabble Game
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Blended Brass Board Games
Blended Brass Board Games
The Agresti Golf Chess Set is Combines Two Pastimes in One Opulent Play
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Interactive Luxury Chess Sets
Interactive Luxury Chess Sets
Make Your Move on the Hi-Tech Barbara Kruger Chess Set
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Illuminated Strategy Games
Illuminated Strategy Games
The LED Chess & Checker Set Lets You Play Nocturnally
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Family Photoblog Games
Family Photoblog Games
The Awkward Family Photos Board Game is Based on the Website
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Intergalactic Board Games
Intergalactic Board Games
This TRON-Themed Board Game is a Must-Have for Fans
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Green Classic Games
Green Classic Games
Go Green Games Feature Recycled Wood and Plastic Bags
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LED Board Games
LED Board Games
Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories' 'The Game of Life' is Interactive
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Projected Chess Sets
Projected Chess Sets
TEPOS is Hi-Tech Entertainment Designed for the Elderly
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Fashionista Board Games
Fashionista Board Games
Juicy Couture 'Four in a Row' Will Have Gamers Playing in Style
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Atypical Board Games
Atypical Board Games
Alessia Mazzarella Creates the Wittiest Chess Set of Them All
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Potentialist Board Games
Potentialist Board Games
Katie Hatz's 'Nothin' Doin': The Game of Gainful Unemployment'
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$387,890 Backgammon Sets
$387,890 Backgammon Sets
The Geoffrey Parker Alligator/Stingray Backgammon Board is Ritzy
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Color-Coded Number Games
Color-Coded Number Games
The Colorku Board Game Brings Dimension to Sudoku
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Revamped Board Games
Revamped Board Games
Digital Stereo Backgammon 4200 Brings Backgammon to the Future
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Spherical Strategy Games
Spherical Strategy Games
The 3 Man Chess Board Lets You Outsmart Two of Your Smartest Friends
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Sci-fi Board Games
Sci-fi Board Games
Sara Hellsten's 'Tronopoly' is a Geeky Way to Pass the Time
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Guiding Game Pieces
Guiding Game Pieces
The Intuitive Chess Set Helps You Remember All the Moves
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$2 Million Board Games
$2 Million Board Games
The World's Most Expensive Gold & Jeweled Monopoly Board Game
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Reshaped Classic Games
Reshaped Classic Games
The Newly Redesigned Monopoly Revolution
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Design-Centric Board Games
Design-Centric Board Games
Game of Graphic Design Challenges Preconceptions About the Discipline
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Evil Board Games
Evil Board Games
Nicholas Endean's Resident Evil Monopoly Will Haunt Your Capitialistic Dreams
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Snarling Battle Boards
Snarling Battle Boards
Aliens VS Predator Chess Piece Fights in an Epic Strategic Showdown
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Blinged-Out Board Games
Blinged-Out Board Games
The Static vs Kinetic Chess Set has Beauty and Brains
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Gameboards for Extreme Conditions
Gameboards for Extreme Conditions
New Wave Chess & Checkers
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Artistic Fantasy Board Games
Artistic Fantasy Board Games
The Game of Thrones Risk Board Lets You Conquer Westeros
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Designer Board Games
Designer Board Games
Andrew Clifford Capener's A-1 Scrabble Designer Edition
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Blindness-Inspired Board Games
Blindness-Inspired Board Games
The Duncan McKean Chess Set Ensures that Everyone Can Play
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Luminous Board Games
Luminous Board Games
Brent Blake's Electric Chess Set Will Give You an Electrifying Experien
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Massive Chess Sets
Massive Chess Sets
Spanish Designer Jaime Hayon Creates 'The Tournament' Board Game
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Musical Board Games
Musical Board Games
The Vacuum Tube Chess Set by Paul Fryer is a Vintage Marvel
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Victorian Craps Cubes
Victorian Craps Cubes
Mechanical Oddities' Steampunk Dice are Ideal for Old-School Gamers
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$20,000 Game Board
$20,000 Game Board
Diamond Scrabble
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Edible Chess Sets
Edible Chess Sets
Play Your Game and Eat it Too
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Handyman Strategy Games
Handyman Strategy Games
The Hardware Chess Set by Rambutan Red Combines Ruggedness and Intellect
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Sephora Monopoly
Sephora Monopoly
Build Your Own Beauty Empire
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Weapon-Wrought Games
Weapon-Wrought Games
The Bullet Chess Set Features Pieces Made from .223 Caliber Shells
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Stylish Strategy Games
Stylish Strategy Games
Strategize Stylish Moves With the Paul Smith Chess Set
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Fashion-Forward Board Games
Fashion-Forward Board Games
The Hammond Chess Set from Ralph Lauren is One Luxurious Design
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Sci Fi Chess Sets (UPDATE)
Sci Fi Chess Sets (UPDATE)
Brandon Griffith Creates the Final Set to the LEGO Star Wars Series
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Sophisticated Drink Strategy Games
Sophisticated Drink Strategy Games
The Wine Glass Chess Set Encourages Getting Tipsy
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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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$40,00 Chess & $27,000 Backgammon Sets
$40,00 Chess & $27,000 Backgammon Sets
Renault F1 Team Collection
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Green Chess
Green Chess
Recycled Auto Part Chess Set
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Stylish Board Games
Stylish Board Games
Brass Skeleton Key Chess Set For the Fashionably Competitive
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Minimalist Board Games
Minimalist Board Games
The Cardboard Chess by Londji is Made Entirely from Cardboard
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3D Chessboards
3D Chessboards
Ji Lee Turns Chess Into an Epic Battle
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Minimalist Logic Games
Minimalist Logic Games
The Naef Bauhaus Chess Set Values Mind Over Material Matter
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Fantasy Chess Sets
Fantasy Chess Sets
The Pirates vs. Ninjas Checker Set Spices Games Up
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Gamer-Themed Board Games
Gamer-Themed Board Games
Fallout Monopoly Fuses Video and Analog Pastimes Into New Entertainment
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Compact Chess Sets
Compact Chess Sets
Lanier Graham Designs Minimalistic Chess Pieces for Easy Traveling
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Sci-Fi Strategy Games
Sci-Fi Strategy Games
The Aliens Deluxe Chess Set is Perfect for Aliens Superfans
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Abnormal Chess Boards
Abnormal Chess Boards
“The Art of Chess” Inspires at the Reykjavik Museum
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Nintendo Board Games
Nintendo Board Games
Super Mario World by Ashley Buerkett is a 3D Masterpiece
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Puzzling Keyboard Games
Puzzling Keyboard Games
The Keyboard Sudoku/Rubik's Cube is a Geeky DIY Delight
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Picturesque Board Games
Picturesque Board Games
The Samurai Chess Set Has a Built-In Zen Garden
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Rebranding Classic Board Games
Rebranding Classic Board Games
Monopoly's Packaging Gets a Modern Look
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Sex Toy Board Games
Sex Toy Board Games
A Gift for the Excited and Rich Chess Fanatics
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Controversial Contemporary Art
Controversial Contemporary Art
The Jake and Dinos Chapman Chess Set is Racially Charged
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