Codenames Pictures is a team based deduction game using word association to select pictures quicker than the other team can guess their pictures.
Telestrations is a funny drawing and guessing game. Will people be able to work out your secret word based on yours and their drawing skills?
Times Up Party is a fun quick party game involving guessing people over three rounds from a description, one word or miming.
Board games are important to our family as a way of spending quality time with each other, and friends. One thing I particularly like is that there are so many different games, so many different mechanisms that everyone can find one they enjoy. And everyone gets a chance to win because they are better at some types; trust me there is no need to allow the kids to win in our house. Just a few Continue Reading …
The Rubik’s Cube is an iconic and addictive toy that has been around for 40 years. With new variations available including the Rubik’s Edge and Rubik’s Orbit would the children or adults solve them first?
The Oxford Half Marathon Schools Challenge enables primary school children to run a mile from the official start line, and get a medal and goody bag when they finish. It is a great way to inspire children to run.
Splendor is a great classic board game where you collect gems to help you buy more expensive items. The whole family has enjoyed this game.
In Takenoko you establish a garden, grow bamboo and feed the Emperor’s panda. You win by having the most points, which you gain by completing certain garden layouts, growing specific bamboo patterns and feeding different bamboo to the panda.
Blue Lagoon game works for children and adults. For children it is simple to learn with quick turns, yet the varied scoring options gives depth for adults.
I was very excited when my friend told me about the 10×10 game challenge for two reasons 1) it would encourage me (and hopefully the family) to play more games and 2) I could create a spreadsheet to analyse the data. And I admit that may have been more exciting than the prospect of playing games as I do love creating spreadsheets! What is the 10×10 game challenge? According to BoardGameGeek, where I believe the Continue Reading …