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Finding Recognition In Football Checkers

In 1987, Pickett took a prototype game to the Toy Fair, the mammoth annual amusement-industry gathering in New York.


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Inventing A World Of Fun

Velte, 50, now creates fun full time.


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Niche: One-Handed Pool

“The device is a little cue rest that you can adjust the angle of the rest and when you pick up the pool cue it stays attached to the pool rest.”

Mr Garrett said his prototype had a nylon base and a stainless steel riser that the pool cue sits in.


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Niche Games: Pickleball

Krump said the game is similar to tennis but played on a smaller court.


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Inventing At Any Age

“If you can spell you can play,” says Weiss, sitting in the basement of the home he has lived in for 45 years.


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Board Games That Combine Real and Virtual

The ePawn Arena is a 26 inch flat screen that interfaces with smartphones, tablets and PCs to allow gamers to use real world game pieces with their online and mobile games.


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Ultimate Tak Ball: A Shocking New Sport!

Ultimate Tak Ball is an indoor sport where the two teams of 4 players each attempt to deposit a giant inflatable soccer ball into a goal while the other team tries to stop them with tasers.


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Snooker Dying in UK, Booming in China

In London, snooker rooms are slowly vanishing.


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Board Game Cafe

For CAD 5 per person per visit, visitors can choose from the café’s diverse collection, which includes staples like Monopoly as well as lesser-known offerings including Jumanji and Fireball Island, according to a report on BlogTO.


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Today in Entrepreneurial History: February 7

On this day in 1935, the board game Monopoly was invented by Charles Darrow.


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