Firstly, NPD reports that video games continue to drop: 10% in May, 5% in April. (source)

And now …

The Wall Street Journal pimps all types of war games. (source)

TinySci pimps The Settlers of Catan, and how he fixed the 4th edition warp problem. (source)

Malaysian businessman Datuk Sri Edmund Santhara pimps Chess, as well as his Chess collection. (source) pimps Strat-O-Matic Baseball. (source)

Also …

Long-time D&D Designer Rich Baker will appear on Jeopardy July 23. (source)