How to make a drinking game

Sure, we all know what a drinking game is: a game designed to get you trashed. But what does it look like from the perspective of a game designer? How does it work?

Loaded terms: How a Pittsburgh artist beat the most bogus trademark in drinking game history

Ali Spagnola spent three years and $30,000 of her own money to void a ridiculous trademark awarded by the US Patent and Trademark Office. She won, but the larger problem remains, with the odds stacked against independent artists who lack the financial and legal wherewithal to monitor the office for abusive filings or oppose them successfully.