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About a month ago I made a quasi-joke in a board game forum about Restoration Games making a big annoucement at GenCon about remaking the classic 80’s game Fireball Island. Not only am I shocked that this was true, but it makes me so excited that my kids will get to experience abother great game from my […]
If you're not fighting enough already, wait until she takes that card you wanted.
As a parent, it’s easy to see that everything is competing for the attention of your children. We live overworked lives and often feel squeezed for time. There are lots of reasons why playing board games as a family makes sense. We pulled together our top 5 to share what we’ve learned from gaming with […]
Our family has played a lot of Kingdomino since picking it up earlier this year. The game has that rare appeal to pull in kids and have enough depth to keep adults engaged. After Kingdomino took home “Game of the Year” in the Spiel des Jahres this year, Bruno Cathala and Blue Orange Games announced Queendomino. This is both an expansion […]
We talk with Caezar Al-Jassar of Alley Cat Games about the upcoming game Dice Hospital.
If you’ve never done this before, the idea of hosting a game night could be overwhelming. You might think “what if they don’t like my games? Should there be food? How many people is too many?”
Your professors are tough critics and only the best robots will make the grade. Each player is put in charge of building a giant robot that meets the grading criteria of 5 different professors. This set collecting game contains 30 unique limb cards that allow players to create crazy colorful robots.
Earlier this month, Alex Honnold made history when he climbed El Capitan – a 3000 foot high rock in Yosemite – without a rope. As I watched the reports on this feat, I found myself researching mountain climbers and all the crazy things that they have done throughout history. It boggles my mind that there […]