Board games are starting to make an interesting comeback. People are starting to realize there is a wider, more creative selection than just uber-complex role playing games and Monopoly, a game invented in 1904 that's still being played to this day despite the fact that no one has ever finished a round without dying from boredom or a knife fight.
Glass Half Full, the drink dispensary wing of the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, has started up a "Game Night" for its thirsty patrons and starting at the end of the month, they will hold a month long Cards Against Humanity tournament. Stephanie Stone-Robb, the Drafthouse's events host, said they plan to hold a preview night March 26 to introduce customers to the game followed by weekly tournaments throughout April with prizes for each night's top winner and a grand prize for the month's highest cumulative score.
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If you don't know about Cards Against Humanity or even what it is and why it's still the top selling toy and game on Amazon.com, I weep for you. It's a crowdfunded game that became a certified cult sensation with a massive fan base. The rules of operation work the same as Apples to Apples but with a completely unique and dark sense of humor as players are asked to judge responses to questions such as "What's that smell?" and "The class field trip was completely ruined by ________" with answer cards that read things like "Smallpox blankets," "The Westboro Baptist Church" and (my all-time personal favorite) "Being a motherfucking sorcerer."