Scrabble Turns 70

Yesterday (16th December) was the 70th anniversary of the much-loved ‘Scrabble’. This anniversary corresponds to when its inventor, James Brunot first received the Trademark for the game: December the 16th 1948.However, Scrabble actually has a longer history than this date would suggest.

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Tabletop Chemistry

As part of International Games Week, the MGSN worked with libraries in the North West and South West of the UK to deliver a series of activities that brought together tabletop games and chemistry.

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Chester Gamescon

On Sunday 4th November, Storyhouse in Chester are organising their very own Gamescon. Taking place throughout the building as part of International Games Week, there is a games library of over 100 games free for people to play.

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It's the End of the World as We Know It

Earlier this year the MGSN asked if I could write a brief blog post introducing my research. Cue various conferences, college projects, impending deadlines, a series of viral infections and a fair amount of procrastination, and we’re finally here, my first ever blog post.

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