Lots of board game giveaways this time…

Out of the Box Publishing is running a sweepstakes on Facebook.

Minion Games is giving away one a week through RPGShop.com (order required). Type “Purple Pawn” in to the shipping instructions box during checkout so they know that you heard about it from us.

Other websites also giving away games from Minion include Drake’s Flames and Crimson Bastards.

Wee Share is giving away Roll & Play from ThinkFun.

You can get Educational Insight’s The 7 Habits of Happy Kids game from Mommy and Me Giveaways and Mom To Bed By 8.

At Father Geek it’s Zip Zap from Gamewright.

From AEG’s online store, a free copy of Nightfall: Martial Law comes with each order of $100 or more.

And a couple of RPG contests…

Pelgrane Press is running an icon (as in character, not graphic) design contest for 13th Age, the company’s in-development fantasy RPG. The winner will receive a copy of the game.

Kobold Quarterly’s King of the Monsters monster design competition is back. The winning entry will be published in Kobold Quarterly and the winner will receive a free copy of that issue.