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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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How Power Grid Works

Power Grid is a popular game that explores allows players to use power plants and natural resources to build cities. It sounds complicated, but you'll have fun and learn something at the same time.


The Classic Sierra RPG Quiz

The Classic Sierra RPG Quiz

Sierra has published some of the most classic RPG titles in video gaming history. Prove your knowledge of their game collection at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Tabletop RPG Quiz

The Ultimate Tabletop RPG Quiz

Dice, pencil, paper, gaming books and a table surrounded by friends are all you need. Prove how much you know about tabletop RPGs at HowStuffWorks. See more »

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 »