The following post was originally published on February 24th 2014.

Mouse & Mystics and other board game movies that Hollywood should make

Which board game movies should Hollywood make next? This week it was announced that Gail Katz (The Perfect Storm, Air Force One) had acquired the film and TV rights to Settlers of Catan, a very popular eurogame which while fun, probably wouldn’t make a great film. So I thought now is a good time to republish my list of the 11 board game movies Hollywood should make next.

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What Killed the The Dark Knight Videogame?

Some years ago the Brisbane wing of software developer Pandemic began working on a Batman videogame to be published by EA.  It was some months into development that they were instructed it had to be revised and that it now had to be based upon the then-upcoming The Dark Knight movie.  There were minor restrictions attached to this – adherence to the style and, to some extent at least, the narrative of the feature film; and also a major limitation – they would have to have it ready for the film’s launch

You probably noticed you don’t have a Dark Knight game in your collection.  After the break, I’ll tell you some of the reasons why.

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