Math skills and strategic planning are essential to winning this ancient African game. You Will Need
Beyblade is a fun game from Japan that is very similar to Spinjas but much more complex. If you're new to the game or just ant some expert advice watch this video to learn about the four mains types of Beyblade (attack, defense, stamina, balance) and how they can each be used to play better Beyblade.
Do you like chess? How about Japanese chess? Aren't there different chess variants in Japan though? Maybe, but this specific chess variant is called Shogi. The chess-like game Shogi is won by capturing the king, just like chess, but defeat is conceded at mate, or when mate becomes unavoidable.
The winder is the ziptie-like cord that you pull through your Beyblade launcher to start your Beyblade spinning around the board. They often come bent into a near-circle when purchased, and this can cause your shots to lose power and even break your launcher. Watch this video for a quick guide to straightening your winder and keeping your Beyblade spinning strong.
Check out this video review of the 2-player abstract strategy game, Hive. Also, watch this how-to for tips on actually playing Hive. Oh la la! Hive is great if you like bees.
Matt covers some lines with a black ...Bg4. He found the first game with analysis on the Kenilworth Chess Club site. Most of the analysis he gave for this game is taken verbatim, but he does mention a couple side variations that you should be curious about. So watch!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play the hardwood board game, Marble Solitaire. This board comes in 2 different sizes, 11" and 16". This is only a 1 player game. The game starts with all 36 marbles outside of the field, leaving the empty hole in the middle of the board. To play, simply jump one marble over another and place it into the tray. Continue jumping over the marbles until there is only one marble on the field. If you end up with more than one marble, you lose. This video...
Easttexas937 shows viewers how to properly use a Ouija board to get the best experience. First you will need a Ouija board and a pointer. If you want to make these two things, you should use lightweight glass and make sure you make the board properly. You have to have an open mind and good intentions when you go in to use the board. There also must be no secrets between the friends playing and you should not have a friend that is not trustworthy. This will keep evil spirits out. Always have m...
Love chess, but hate having to stop in the middle of a game when you don't have time to finish? This DIY vertical chess set made by Redditor pigthunder will ensure you never have to abandon a game again. It hangs on the wall, so you can pick up where you left off anytime. Here's how to make your own.
Neither Chinese nor checkers, Chinese checkers is a fun game to play. Watch this video to learn how to play Chinese checkers.
Mancala is a classic board game that is played as seriously as Westerner's play Chess in some Asian and African cultures. Traditionally, Mancala is played with either a wooden gameboard or even with holes in the ground or stone. The game pieces are made of marbles, seeds or stones and are distributed evenly on the board.
In order to play the game Risk, begin by setting up. Name a banker. Players choose a color. The number of players determines the number of armies. Remove the jokers from the country card packs. Shuffle the cards. Deal them face down. Players may not get an equal number.
CongaLineBuffet presents, How to win Guess Who? the board game... in one move. Need a hint: MiltonBradley might be racist.
We love these Gomi Style guys. Creators of past sensations like the cardboard chair and aqua mirror, here they come with a new inspiration. Steampunk!
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you in this chess video tutorial how to checkmate your opponent in just three simple moves. This mate in three moves problem is by Carlo de Grandi.
Who wants to play Risk the old fashioned way? No, I don't mean with armies and such, but the board game. Well, what if you wanted to play it on your wall? Then make a big game and build your own pieces, and see how to do it here. Watch the first video for making the board, the second for making the game pieces, and the third video for making the cards and dice.
The Danish Gambit opening allows for rapid attack development for White. This video explores the book line moves, along with possible counter-play by black.
Learn how to play chess with 2005 Missouri Scholastic Chess Champion Joseph Garnier. If you know nothing of the board game, then you might want to check out this video tutorial. Actually, you need to know a little bit about the game. You really need to know how to play chess, because this is an advanced lesson. You'll learn about an advanced opening called the Sicilian Dragon. You could learn the tricks to using this opening for tournament play, and learn how to win.
This is a match that takes a look at rapidly changing from a queen side attack to a king side attack, and how that can sometimes catch your opponent off guard. The match also shows how creating complications can sometimes mask the most deadly, yet subtle threat.
Board game enthusiast Scott Nicholson reviews a new game each week showing you the pieces and rules of play, as well and demonstrating the game with friends. This weeks game, Lost Cities, is a 2-player card game about traveling and uncovering lost cities.
In this series you'll learn how to play traditional Chinese chess. You'll learn what all the pieces are, how they move, offensive and defensive strategies and hopefully how to win!
Marble Push is a marble game resembling Abalone in which the objective is to crowd six of your opponent's marbles off of a hexagonal marble board. Lose your marbles with this lovely & ludicrously ludic lesson.
This new video shows you step-by-step, how to make textured paint. Choose any color you like, add either sand or styrofoam bits. That's it! It's as simple as that.
Steampunk, a vintage Victorian mechanical style, is one of the hottest design trends to date since faux bois. Get in on the trend while creating many hours of fun for yourself and friends by making this awesome steampunk style chess set. This chess set is comprised of various pieces of hardware, a found table, and common household chemicals.
There are two basic types of launchers you can use to play Beyblade: light launchers and Beylaunchers. They are both effective but play rather differently, so watch this video for a rundown of the differences and different strategies for each launcher type.
Chinese chess is the world’s most popular board game. Chinese chess, also known as xiangqi, has been played throughout East Asia for over 1000 years. The playing pieces have traditionally been identified using Chinese characters, so only those who could read Chinese characters could play. Now, Chinese chess is available in a set in which the pieces are identified by symbols on one side and Chinese characters on the reverse side so that anyone can enjoy this challenging strategy game.
Here is a combination of Troitski's play. See how to outsmart Black by using the knight to trap the queen and win the game.
If you like video games (not just board games) like Tetris, Puzzle Quest, Tetrisphere, Columns, Dr. Mario and Wario's Woods, you'll probably enjoy the board game Blokus. Obsessed Board Gamers takes you through this video tutorial to show you what's inside the box of Blokus and how to play it.
This explores Bobby Fischer's strategies in, and versus, various openings. This video looks at Fischer's play in the King's Gambit Accepted opening (ECO C33). The match was played in 1968 against Minic Dragoljub at the Vinkovci tournament. Learn from the masters!
Play the top-ranked strategy board game Puerto Rico (yes, Puerto Rico), with Scott. Who knew games could be so fun, or hard to explain. But try it out, cause maybe you're just getting tired of Monopoly.
Have you ever heard of Jamaica? Of course you have. It's that island right next to Cuba and Haiti. Well, that's not really what I'm talking about though. I'm talking about the board game Jamaica. This video series will show you how to play the board game with a presentation of the playing cards, the game round, the action types, combat, cost of spaces, penury, treasures, and the end of the game.
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to play chess in this chess video tutorial. This chess position is a very difficult checkmate in three moves. If you want to challenge your chess brain, try to solve it.
See in this Italian Game lesson how to do the Two Knights Defense and the Hungarian Defense in your game of chess. Come on, you know you need to watch this. Everyone should watch this. Everyone who wants to be good at chess anyway.
Need some more chess tactics for your arsenal? Well, why not try out this "skewer" tactic from this video lecture. A skewer is an attack on two pieces on the same line. The opponent moves the more valuable piece exposing an attack on the second piece. The skewer is a reverse cousin to the "pin."
Grandmaster Henrik Danielsen explains the different lines in his F4-System, the Polar Bear System. If you need a new way to play chess, then this is just right for you. See what he has developed in this two-part video.
A great defense against the popular semi-open openings, learn how to use the Sicilian defense in chess.
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you in this chess video tutorial, how to pin your opponent down from the middle game of chess. This chess example is from the game Kosteniuk vs Gaeva in Verdun (1995). White plays and wins by checkmating with the queen and rook. To see how to master the chess move, just watch and see.
It's 1956 and Isaac Boleslavsky just played Georgy Lisitsin. What happened? Well, see for yourself, but I'll let you know this - you'll see the power of the knight outpost on d5.
This explores the Ruy Lopez Classical Defense opening (ECO C64). The video includes a match between Emanuel Lasker and Wilhelm Steinitz in the Chess World Championship rematch in 1896. See the Spanish Opening here, and learn it for yourself.
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to play chess. Just watch this video tutorial to learn how to play like the masters.