The new number (n. 30) of the ludic culture magazine Tangram is available. Among the important articles, the poker voyage by Dario De Toffoli continues. There is also an exhaustive (and for us flattering) article by Cosimo Cardellicchio about the Mind Sports Olympiad.
December 2012. On Focus there is an interesting article by Mauro Gaffo about game authors. Gaffo has been a jury member of the Premio Archimede 2012 and talked therefore with many authors: some of their creations are mentioned on the article. Photos by Stefano Pavesi.
November 2012: last October the Italian Health Department put attention on compulsive gambling. But with great flaws and omissions. We will discuss this. In the meantime we would like to report the intervention of Mr. Mario Adinolfi, decisively against the hazard, but also against the criminalization of games.
October 2012: Superpoker by Dario De Toffoli, published by Sperling & Kupfer is in the stores! The "ultimate" book about the most favourite card game in the world, that offers a comprehensive training touching all the topics of todays' poker, from the "range" to "body language", the "multi-level thinking" to the protocol of the tournaments.
October 2012: Egizia by Acchittocca (published by Hans im Glück) has once more a nomination at the MinD Spielpreis! The association Mensa in Deutschland assigned a prize to a game last year for the first time. This is their second year and it is again time for a voting.