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.
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."