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...
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.
Check out this video tutorial to see how you can make a paper role playing game. This is a fun little fantasy game that you can download and print on your computer, then cut out, assemble, and play! It is called "Enter the Labyrinth and Rescue the Princess".
In this video, Melissa Schenk explains how to play the board game Mancala and goes over the different strategies you can use inclulding: hoard, stall, rush, stuff the board and loop the board.
In this Games video tutorial you will learn how to play the Pente (Pentagon) marble game. It's a game of skill and strategy played on a 14" square hardwood game board. It can be comfortably played by 2 people or two teams. Teams do not have to be balanced (two against one, three against two, any combination). The board is divided into 3/4" squares. The unique feature of this board is the four holding trays for the playing gems. First decide who will start. The starting player places a gem at ...
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!
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.
This video explores the Mortimer Trap, which is attributed to the player James Mortimer. This trap can be played by black in the Ruy Lopez opening. If white falls for the trap, the white player will be subject to a positional nightmare.
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.
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.
Math skills and strategic planning are essential to winning this ancient African game. You Will Need
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...
Have you ever wanted to build your own chessboard? Well, you're in luck. This video tutorial series will show you how to build a wooden chessboard. If you follow these seven videos, you'll be playing chess in no time.
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.
This video explains the rules on how to play backgammon, with World Series of Poker star and backgammon enthusiast Gus Hansen. First, he describes the board and how it is divided into four sections with six points in each, for a total of 24 points. Each player has 15 checkers and two dice. The checkers move in opposite directions, causing a lot of interaction between the two players while allowing for strategy and luck. You move all your checkers to your home board first, then take them off t...
CongaLineBuffet presents, How to win Guess Who? the board game... in one move. Need a hint: MiltonBradley might be racist.
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.
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, Mah Jong, is an ancient Chinese game about collecting sets. Don't confuse this with the tile picking game on your computer of the same name!
Check out this how-to video to play "Arkham Horror," the board game. You need between one and eight players. The game lasts eight hours! Wow! You play "Arkham Horror" with investigator sheets.
Neither Chinese nor checkers, Chinese checkers is a fun game to play. Watch this video to learn how to play Chinese checkers.
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to play chess. Just watch this video tutorial to learn how to play like the masters.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to win at Chess in two moves. First, you will need a chessboard. Pawns go up twice at the start or once. They attack diagonally. Otherwise they just go up once. The castle, or rook, go up and down or side to side. The bishop goes diagonally in both directions. The knight moves in an L shape in any direction. The queen can go sideways, diagonally, forward, and backward. The king can move only once space at a time. Once the board is set up, you are ready...
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.
OuijaFreak shows viewers how to use a Ouija Board alone! First, you need to gently set the pointer on the board. Next, place your hands very lightly on the pointer. You'll want to be barely touching the pointer. Hold your wrists up and keep your hand off the table. Your hands cannot be heavy on the table - you need to keep everything light. First, you should ask if 'anyone is here' when using the board. A response can take even 20 minutes or even longer. You have to be patient. If you are not...
Here is a video introduction and review of a strategy game, it's Ingenious (no, really--the game is called Ingenious). This Ingenious game is for one to four brains, or players (depending on how you prefer to see it).
Chess is an amazing game of strategy, albeit pretty tough if you're playing against a good player. With the right strategies, however, you can become a pro in no time. This video will teach you some basic moves and strategies, as well as a way of thinking while playing, that will help you excel!
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.
This is a very informative video tutorial from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk on how to use opening moves game strategy in chess. What happens after 2...f6? You'll find out in this chess how-to. Find out how to take out the rook quickly with the knight.
Watch as Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you how to play chess in this chess video tutorial. This will show you how to use a winning strategy in Queen vs Rook endgames.
This is a discussion of a trap in the Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense. This is an important trap to know, because it shows what happens if Black tries to hold the center in the Steinitz.
See how to operate the French defense and Caro-Kahn defense in your opening chess game.
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.
The backgammon game has many pieces and parts. Learn what each piece is and how you play with it, and find out what a blot is. Yes, a blot.
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.
In this series, Matt will examine the Stonewall Attack for White and display defenses which he thinks are challenging and/or interesting. Here's a prototypical Stonewall game where everything goes right for White.
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, Hoopla, is a party game where everyone is on one team together.
A mate in two chess problem published in Musical World of 1860. Solve chess problem mate in 2 moves.
See how to play a game of chess with Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk. This chess video tutorial will show you how to win a game of chess with two Rooks against one.
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.
As a kid, you always liked to be constructive, building with Legos and Lincoln Logs, and at one point you even got into playing the strategic, building block, video game Tetris. Why not go back to the gold old days and find a new game of today similar to those of your young years, like Rumis?