A link to mock movie trailers on YouTube featuring retro board game characters. Go Hungry Hippos!
Funny, because I was thinking of writing just such a piece about Eurogames. Go Settlers of Catan!
Here is an enormous listing of word games, as well as programs and programming tips for word games.
Coming soon: luxury games site, Zontik. All of the games are made from leather, gold inlay, pewter, etc. (via MWChapel on the Geek).