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Ticket To Ride For Kids

Husband and I love the board game Ticket to Ride. We own the original USA version, the 10th Anniversary version, the Europe version, plus two additional maps, the USA 1910 expansion and a rather lovely set of Halloween trains. 422 more words

Family Life

Thanks for the Memories: What Games Mean to Us

Last week the folks over at Shut Up and Sit Down posted this heartfelt video that I think really gets at the heart of why we play board games.   802 more words

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Roll for it Review

I am a big advocate of learning through play and, more specifically, through playing tabletop games. I really think there’s such a broad range of skills that can be learnt through this medium, from maths and reading skills, to social skills like sharing, taking turns and working as part of a team.  444 more words

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Old games, good fun

If you are bored of watching Tv shows, cartoons, playing with I-pads, video games and you don’t have any idea on how to entertain your kids anymore, try to imagine how people entertained themselves a hundred years ago without a telly or video games! 381 more words


Sunday, June 29th, 2014 - Trivial Pursuit

I take it all back
whatever I said was harsh
spanish do great food

trivial pursuit
it would always end in tears
I hid in my room…


Review: Mariokart Wii

With the World Cup currently straddling TV schedules like an excited gorilla with a vuvuzela that bites anything that looks at it funny (obligatory Luis Suarez joke), I thought initially of reviewing a FIFA game. 1,422 more words


The game of life

The game of life is a simple and rocking game where you go round the board to find your life.The aim of the game is to retire with the most money. 66 more words