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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 Parcheesi Works

Parcheesi has been inciting strategy and competition in aristocrats and children alike for two millennia. How is such a simple game so compelling?


Infinite Worlds: Favorite Role-playing Games Quiz

 Infinite Worlds: Favorite Role-playing Games Quiz

Are you a fan of role-playing games? Name the RPG based on the description in this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Beyond 'Dungeons & Dragons': The Wizards of the Coast Games Quiz

 Beyond 'Dungeons & Dragons': The Wizards of the Coast Games Quiz

You probably know of 'Magic: The Gathering,' but what do you know about other Wizards of the Coast games? Find out with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Backgammon Quiz

 The Backgammon Quiz

Backgammon is a game of strategy and luck. Test your knowledge of the board game with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

A Game of Strategy: The Chess Quiz

 A Game of Strategy: The Chess Quiz

Millions of people play chess around the world, as amateurs and professionals. Test your knowledge of the game with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

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 »