James Taylor, the designer of The Gentlemen of the South Sandwiche Islands, used Kickstarter.com to raise money for its initial print run (over $8,000).  Read a whole lot about its story here.

Robot Viking is hoping to raise a mere $300 the same way for his own game, but he needs that money to help pay for his development time. (details)

Someone dumped 40 odd copies of the game Hydro Lord (about drugs, prostitution, etc) on unsuspecting residents in Modbury North, Australia. It may have been a publicity stunt, but some local residents are not happy with this pimping effort. (source)

FunAgain Games / FRED Distribution pimps itself by donating games to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition; the relevant episode aired on Sunday. (source)

The 52nd Annual PPAI Pyramid Awards pimped the Iowa Fair board game It’s A Fair Game. (source)

Guess what some of the Olympic Alpine skiers did while waiting for the weather to cool down? (source)

The Knoxville News Sentinel pimps board games in the classroom. (source)