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Jason Begy!!! You are the 2nd place winner in the Caylubrtion III Celebration Giveaway Extravaganza! You have received a brand new copy of Caylus current edition! Wait… Jason Begy, Begy… didn’t you also win the T-shirt contest?? Hehe, well I guess you got your royal favors :) Congradulations and enjoy playing your new Caylus Game.  You have received an email [...]

Mark Waenink!!! You have received a promo code for the the Caylus iOS version or a $10.00 Gift Card to Cool Stuff Games! You have received an email with the name you used to register for the contest, congrats and don’t forget to play a game of Caylus this week!

Caylubration Week!

posted by admin On May - 14 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Good day to you Board Gamers! It’s Caylubration week! Be sure to check out the Complete Guide to Caylubration to learn all about it! But the most important thing to note is from now until the 20th, take some time to play a game of Caylus! Whether you are sitting at a table with your [...]

BOP News

posted by admin On May - 6 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Today I wanted to start BOP News with a really positive thought. I stumbled upon a gaming blog the other day called iSlaythedragon and it’s pretty great so I am now following the blog and the writers on twitter. They do a Friday question and answer session and there was one post in particular I [...]

Interview with William Attia

posted by admin On May - 2 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Ryan Sturm from the Ludology podcast interviewed William Attia, the designer of Caylus in his most recent episode in celebration of the third annual Caylubration extravaganza! Although the initial interview was done via email text, Ryan Sturm happily portrays William Attia during the podcoast answering all the questions he asked William Attia and Geoff Engelstein [...]

And the Winners….

posted by admin On April - 25 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

We are getting pretty close to Caylubration week starting on May 14th. BOP recently hosted a T-shirt contest on the Geek. The contest asked fellow geekers to think up a good good catchphrase to go on the shirts.  The best catchphrase chosen by the BOP team, and Caylubration sponsors Ryan Sturm & Lee Ambolt would [...]

BOP News

posted by admin On April - 17 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

A few interesting tidbits worth mentioning today…. This morning, yahoo news posted an article “The Ten Priciest Collectable Cards.” Although, it really has nothing to do with board gaming per say, I do know a lot of board gamers who currently play collectable card games such as Magic the Gathering or used to play collectable [...]

April Fools Day

posted by admin On April - 2 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

With BGG being down all weekend, and returning on April 1st a tad bit slow, we decided to skip adding to any April Fools aggravation… even though we here at BOP love April Fools! But there was enough funny going around yesterday, in between the Hungry, Hungry Hippos for the iPad from ThinkGeek and Spooning with [...]

Caylubration III

posted by admin On March - 21 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Caylubration III : May 14th-20th, 2012 A week-long celebration of the game of Caylus. BOP has joined forces with The “How to Play” Podcast & Ludology with Ryan Sturm to try to make this years Caylubration the best yet! Please check back frequently for updates! This years Events include (so far…): – “Design a Caylus Building” Competition! [...]

Movie Night

posted by admin On March - 12 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

A feature length documentary covering the designer board gaming hobby. Fans and industry notables take you into the world of designer board gaming, compelling newcomers and delighting existing fans alike. Cool Stuff Games will be turned into a mini movie theater! If you’re a board game enthusiast, come join us for “Going Cardboard!” BOP will have Great Door Prizes for you! Snacks and Drinks avaiable for purchase at the Cool Stuff Refreshments Bar.