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From the competitive scribbling of after-dinner Pictionary, to the endurance-test that is a family game of Monopoly, board games often reveal a great deal about the players around the table...

Classic board games like Sorry, Risk, and Clue are  now regarded with a kind of genteel nostalgia. But not so fast…Leon Neyfakh writes for the "Ideas" section of The Boston Globe. He reported on what many are calling a renaissance in board games, fueled largely by devotees of so-called “German-style" designer board games.  

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