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Board Games on Facebook – Guest Article

5 Most Enjoyed Board Games On Facebook

With a zeal to present the latest information, applications, games, groups and activities, Facebook has become one of the most-preferred social networking sites. A friendly source and a medium to never lessen your interest. Facebook gives you the opportunity to interact with your friends using different stylish and trendy interactives. While you play a quiz or become a part of groups, you can also enjoy some of the most-enjoyed board games on Facebook. So pick your game from the list mentioned below and confront your pals to play your board game on facebook.

Note: We here at BestDangGames.com still recommend the good old family game night. The experience of being face to face at the table can’t be duplicated online. This is why board games remain a popular means of getting away from the computer screen. However, playing online gives you more opportunities to play so it’s a great way to meet new people and pass time between game nights.

Backgammon
Backgammon is rooted with the elements of luck and some methods that you can follow to play and succeed against another facebook player. You search and add this application and a list of rooms will be displayed for you to pick from. Some rooms have players waiting for someone to join in whereas in other rooms you can actually watch two players playing. So spin your virtual dice, shift the pieces and open your own room if you want to begin your own game.

Skype is the basic tool that needs to be installed and in a running mode so as to activate the game of backgammon. Skype services gives you the benefit to interact with the game opponent’s via chat, speak over VoIP and transfer photos and other files.

Chess Pro
The experts who created Scrabulous on facebook also made this brain game application. Chess Pro is a heroic game which requires mind power and observation. You just don’t have to take the pains to stay online while opponent is online.

When you begin the game you will see a board of chess on your facebook profile. The game will have the horses and the knights where all the pieces try to overpower the king by confronting in various directions. Your task is All you need to do is to drag and drop your men around the board and then click on “Play Move” to make your move final. Then you can relax and wait for your opponent to make their move. The chat screen enables you can use to send messages to your opponent while the game is going on.

Scrabulous
Scrabble as we all know is a game based on word formation. Facebook introduced the same game by naming it Scrabulous. It involves the basic rules of scrabble to arrange and create meaningful words out of the alphabets picked up randomly by the players. It is a learning game as it helps in vocabulary development. So defeat your friends by using language skills and challenge them by playing Scrabulous on Facebook. You get a chance to have fun, relax and also brush your language skills. So try to be the Scrabulous champion in your group.

Reversi / Othello
Just get your friends or anyone to join you in building the strategy and using smart brains to play Reversi / Othello on facebook. The way you play it is simple and neat.

There are little green dots on the board at different positions where you can move your pieces to. You can chat with your opponent while you play using the message board. Make as many of the pieces as you can your color and you win. So get on to challenge your pals in this strategy game and make sure you wear the thinking cap first.

Monopoly
This is one board game that is presented in various themes by many changes and alterations. Facebook too has created its version of Monopoly. Here, you can play the game of Monopoly by completing against three other computer generated players. It easy for the player as it involves simple steps and has no hard rules to learn.

So get the dice rolling, shift your pieces and purchase your assets. Place your hotels and houses just as you play in the Monopoly board game. The benefit is that the money count is in the middle of the board so you’ll always know how much you can lend out. It’s tough to judge what the other player is upto as it moves really quickly. So go ahead in making business out of this money.

Author Bio: Aum has been part of board gaming info over 10 months now and part of the web industry over 2 years now.
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March 11, 2010 at 12:40 am Leave a comment

New Website Launch

We’re excited about the launch of our new website at http://www.BestDangGames.com. We’re now offering customers the freedom to pick and choose the games they want with our Create Your Own Bundle discount program and an additional discount of FREE shipping with an order of $100 or more. The best thing is that your bundle discount is given right away, not during your next order or after an accumulation of “points” that other dealers offer. Add that fact to our excellent base sale pricing and you can’t go wrong.

In addition, we offer full site SSL encrypted secure shopping on a speedy server so you can get it done quickly. Other features include partial search, advanced search, game description display toggles, multiple browsing options, and more!

We are always looking for feedback so we welcome your comments and suggestions. Give us a look today. http://www.BestDangGames.com

February 3, 2010 at 10:25 pm Leave a comment

Are You Coming to GenCon 2009?

If you plan to be there, don’t forget to look for Best Dang Games! We will be wandering the floor enjoying the event. However, we want to meet you!

If you see us, come up and say hello. We will have BDG shirts on with our logo.

If you give us your e-mail address for our mailing list, we will share a 20% coupon with everyone that signs up at GenCon. How sweet is that?

But wait, there’s more! By getting on our mailing list, you automatically qualify for the 10% off coupon all registrants get. Yes, 20% off one order and 10% off a second order.

But wait, we aren’t done yet! We will also have a drawing from the registered names. FOUR lucky gamers will get their pick of a game that is $50 or less (including shipping) for FREE! Yes, FREE!

So, is it worth your effort to say hello?
1) Free newsletter
2) 20% off one order
3) 10% off a second order
4) Potential to win one of four games (your choice under $50 with shipping)

Happy Gaming and we hope to see you at GenCon!

August 11, 2009 at 1:49 am 1 comment

Oregon – Board Game Video Posted

As part of a demo set I got from Rio Grande Games, I was lucky enough to get a cool little game called Oregon.

If you like Carcassonne, this is a cousin to that type of game. It is a tile-laying game, but the difference is that you have a board and you lay tiles on the board. You also have little cowboy meeples. You use cards to either build up settlements or place your meeples to gain points.

Give the video a watch and see if you think you will like it. I know that we have played this several times and really enjoy it. It is odd that it is a game about the wild west, made by Europeans, and there are no gunslingers in the game. Hmmmm.

September 20, 2008 at 9:50 am Leave a comment

Friday Night Board Game Night at Daily Grind Coffee Shop

So, last Friday night, we had our fourth Friday Night Game Night at Daily Grind. We are very excited because it is starting to gain a little steam.

As you can see there were a few people there. Many playing board games – not all from Best Dang Games, but that is not the point! People are coming out and enjoying a local gaming establishment – that is not a hobby shop.

We had some of our more common faces come out – and bring a new game we had not played. There were also several other folks that said they would come, but due to circumstnces out of thier control, did not make it. Gary, his wife, and his daughter came out – with Ticket to Ride: Nordic Countries and Shadows Over Camelot in tow. We had one extra player for an introductory game of Settlers, so Gary and his daughter played their game.

Along with Gary and his family, we also had my fellow gamer buddy, John – he is in a lot of our other photos. And I am excited to say we hooked another friend on the gaming hobby. Shawn came out. He was out with John and I for a game night, on a Monday. We introduced him to the card games Munchkin and Fluxx. Both were a big hit with him and John. So, we decided to step it up. Settlers of Catan.

Once Gary and his daughter were done playing, they came over to Settlers. Gary tried to advise Shawn, while his daughter was learning how to play.

In a surprise upset, I won! The cool part was that I did not own the Longest Road or the Largest Army. Those went back and forth between John and Shawn. I won on sheer might! I upgraded all my settlements to cities and had a few point-oriented development cards.

So, after that, we were going to introduce Shawn to Carcassonne, but we decided to play a game that everyone could enjoy. Shadows Over Camelot won. This was a bit more complex than should would have preferred, until he got the hang of it. We all thought that the littlest Bacchus was the Traitor and set ourselves up with six siege engines on the board so we could call her out. I called her and low and behold, it was not her.

The traitor ended up being John, which is perfect for him. He loves to taunt us with his dry humor.

We ended up closing down Daily Grind – and we lost to the forces of evil…and the horrid traitor, John.

So, until next time, keep on gaming and we hope to see some more fellow gamers next time.

September 4, 2008 at 10:30 pm 1 comment

Monday Night Game Night at Infusion Tea in College Park

Best Dang Games has partnered with another tea shop in Orlando to provide you with yet another option for attending a game night. This is an ongoing event!

Infusion Tea – An eclectic organic tea shop with an art store
http://www.infusionorlando.com/ – We are the top news item on their site.

They have two locations – one in College Park and another downtown.

We will be providing them with a library of games for anyone to play at their leisure.

I believe the plan is to have Monday nights be game night in College Park and Tuesday nights be game night at their downtown shop.

I have committed to hosting the game night for them on Monday, September 8 – College Park and the game night on Tuesday, Sept. 30 in downtown.

This is a free event, so come out and enjoy some organic tea while you enjoy some great games, like Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne, Puerto Rico, Ticket to Ride Card Game, Blokus, Fluxx, and many others of this style. If you have a favorite, let us know so we can try to have it…or bring your own.

The locations are:
1600 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL 32804
407-999-5255

Downtown:
625 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 849-5004

If you call them about this, ask for Christina – the Owner.

Yet again, GAME ON! We hope to see you there!

If you would be interested in hosting a game night at these locations, let us know, so we can work it out and make it happen.

Please support these local establishments that are stepping up to support your hobby of gaming!

Barry Nadler
Best Dang Games

September 4, 2008 at 9:11 pm Leave a comment

Orlando Game Day at Half-Off Books on Saturday – Sept. 6

We will be gaming and showing our games at Half Off Books in Altamonte Springs on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 AM – 5 PM.

If you would like to come out and join us, we will have some games available…or you can bring your own and introduce us to it.

There will be games for sale, as well. Many are new games. Some will be slightly used – for demo purposes. If you think you would like to pick one up, you may pay us on site with PayPal/Credit Card or with cash.

There is no charge to come out and try a game or two to see if you like them. There is also several restaurants in the near area.

We are on SR 436 across from Popeye’s and Rooms To Go, and next to Checkers.

Give us a shout if you plan to come out, so we can watch for you. bcbcbusiness@hotmail.com

See you Saturday.

Tomorrow, I will post up some photos from Friday Night Game Night at the Daily Grind Coffee Shop.

September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm Leave a comment

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