Bronwyn’s Library Blog

Get Your Game On

Posted by bronwynr on October 9, 2008

Both video game pros, and those players who favor the more traditional board game style, can get in on the fun with the American Library Association’s first annual National Gaming Day, set for November 15.
A national tournament for the digital set will allow gamers to watch how they’re faring among competitors around the country throughout the day. At the time, librarians are hoping they can set a record for getting the most people to play a board game simultaneously—enlisting patrons to play Hasbro’s Pictureka, a memory game that bills itself as a visual hide-and-seek. The toy manufacturer is donating a copy of the game to every public library in the United States, and branches that want to participate can register online to ensure they receive a copy in time for the big day. read more…

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