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NPR: A Farm-To-Table Board Game, For Manure Audiences Only

NPR: A Farm-To-Table Board Game, For Manure Audiences Only

Heard on All Things Considered.  Scroll down to listen! Dave Matthews is sitting in his tour bus, at a table inlaid with a custom board game. "If you roll '1,' you just want to move the cow one [space] and not poo, that's your decision," he says. "Although I would always...

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Entertainment Weekly: Introducing a lighthearted, poop-heavy board game backed by Dave Matthews

Entertainment Weekly: Introducing a lighthearted, poop-heavy board game backed by Dave Matthews

Though Grammy winner Dave Matthews draws most of his headlines for his work as a musician, his partnership on a new board game is putting a spotlight on his entrepreneurial work. Chickapig, coming from the mind of Rockbridge Guitars co-founder Brian Calhoun, is a chess-like strategy board game, except it features chicken-pig...

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C-ville Magazine Article | Chickapig magnate: People of all ages are flocking to the newest game in town

C-ville Magazine Article | Chickapig magnate: People of all ages are flocking to the newest game in town

One night last February, Charlottesville luthier Brian Calhoun and his good friend, musician Dave Matthews, walked into Kardinal Hall with a massive handmade Chickapig board. Calhoun had measured the back of his car and made the board as big as he could while still fitting it into his trunk. They played a few games over beers, and decided to go back the following week, which started a tradition: Chickapig Tuesdays at Kardinal Hall have been a thing since.

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