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Secret stash to mark Monopoly milestone

When first presented to execs it was the one that almost got away, Parker Brothers didn’t like it but the inventor went away, made some tweaks, went back and they lapped it up like the man from Del Monte. The property trading play has acquired cult status these past eight …

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Golden Brickies set to overshadow Oscars*

If you're a Star Wars fan or lover of LEGO, likely both, then the place to be last weekend was the inaugural #goldenbrickies and event celebrating all things built from Danish brick with a Star Wars theme

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Toxic selection of dark and deadly scenarios anyone?

Good, then we’ll begin. Imagine, if you will, you’re doing 100mph when the steering wheel comes off in your hands…or wonder how you’ll get away from a baying bunch of militant vegans whilst wearing Lady Gaga’s meat dress or perhaps you’ve woken up to find yourself the backend of a human centipede…

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Flick to win – Not a football in sight

  We’re not sure why the blue King fell out with the Red one but if they hadn’t their spat might never have been immortalised in this quite brilliant board game Cube Quest. Anyone hankering for a fix of the 80’s classic Crossbows and Catapults, rampaging against your opponents ramparts style play …

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Monopoly Empire – Hit the Acquisition trail

    There have been mixed reviews on this latest incarnation of Monopoly with general opinion that it is a diluted version of the original with average gameplay about 30 minutes – some think this isn’t on to design a game to attract time-poor kids, we think it is an …

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