board-games

Three Architects Deconstruct ‘Jenga’

How much does ‘Jenga’ resemble actual skyscraper construction? We asked the experts.

Three Surgeons Dissect the Board Game ‘Operation’

What the hell is a ‘bread basket,’ anyway?

We Can All Agree That Scrabble Is for Psychos

Tournament players were resistant to taking racial slurs off the table — because in their game, words are meaningless

In the Pandemic, Ouija Boards Stage a Spirited Comeback

Old believers and new converts alike are trying to connect with the other side in quarantine — and flocking to paranormal groups to share their stories