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Brain games may sound like they're not much fun, but that's far from the truth. Some of the most popular games today are actually brain games. Just because a game involves strategy doesn't make it boring. In this section we'll explore some of the world's

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Amulet of Quizzening +3 — The Dungeons & Dragons Quiz

Amulet of Quizzening +3 — The Dungeons & Dragons Quiz

Dungeons & Dragons players have been taking on heroic roles for more than 40 years. Level up your D&D knowledge with this Dungeons & Dragons quiz. See more »

All Fun and Games: The Best Board Games Quiz

All Fun and Games: The Best Board Games Quiz

Do you play a lot of board games? See how much you know about the board games you love with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Khet Works

How Khet Works

Khet is a strategy game like chess, except with lasers. Learn about the board game Khet in this article. See more »

How RoboRally Works

How RoboRally Works

RoboRally pits robots against each other in deadly, destructive races. Learn about RoboRally in this article. See more »

5 Bad Scrabble Habits You Can Learn From Words With Friends

5 Bad Scrabble Habits You Can Learn From Words With Friends

What bad habits can Words With Friends teach you? Find out about 5 bad Scrabble habits you can learn from Words With Friends. See more »

5 Games You Can Play With Only Pen and Paper

5 Games You Can Play With Only Pen and Paper

Games that you play with only pen and paper can be just as fun as modern, high-tech games. Learn about five fun games you play with pen and paper. See more »

How Quiddler Works

How Quiddler Works

Quiddler is a short word game that is fun for kids and adults alike. Learn about the rules and strategies of Quiddler. See more »

How Rummikub Works

How Rummikub Works

Rummikub is a mix of rummy and tile-based games like mahjong and dominoes. Think you can be the first to yell out 'Rummikub'? See more »

How Senet Works

How Senet Works

Senet is a board game from ancient Egypt, but it still has plenty to offer today. Learn about the history and rules of the game Senet. See more »

How Dominion Works

How Dominion Works

If Magic: The Gathering and Settlers of Catan merged, you'd get Dominion. Learn all about the game of Dominion. See more »