A beautifully quaint game that is the very essence of idyllic serenity in the medieval French countryside. And with zero plague.
Age 7+ ___ Players 2-5
Before the message gets muddled by my attempts to be witty and clever, let me… Continue reading Carcassonne
The game that puts the fun in English, because that’s how language works.
Players: 3+ ___ Age :12+
Let me start by saying that Funglish is my youngest son’s favorite game. But I cannot fathom his… Continue reading Funglish
Players: 2 – 4 ___ Age: 10+
Score 5 out of 12
Ah, Machi Koro, the dreaded review. A game that I really wanted to like, but hated. Machi Koro is a game with so much wasted potential. On the surface it seems like… Continue reading Machi Koro
The super-mega dice game that is like playing Yahtzee in Vegas.
Players: 2-6 ___ Age: 12+
Imagine playing Yahtzee. Now imagine playing Yahtzee with 32 dice. Now add in poker chips. Now you are… Continue reading Sharp Shooters
Just One is not just one of the best party games, it is The best party game ever.
Player: 3 – 7 ___ Age: 8+
Score: 12 out of 12
Do you have time for Just One… Continue reading Just One
The absolutely bonkers party/board game that gives random a new name.
Players: 3 – 8 ___ Ages: 12+
The board game equivalent of Calvinball. Complete utter nonsense, the only rule is… Continue reading Quelf
The world’s greatest crossword puzzle game.
Players: 2 – 4 ___Ages: 8+
Scrabble is… Continue reading Scrabble
A perfect and beautiful game that plays like a Salvador Dali dream.
Players: 3 – 6 ___ Age: 8+
We cannot state this more plainly; we love this game. Dixit is such a marvelous gem of a game that there should be a law… Continue reading Dixit
The game so bad-ass that it averted Global Thermonuclear War
Players: 2 ___ Age: 3+
Tic-Tac-Toe is, without a doubt, the coolest, most fantastic, and toughest game… Continue reading Tic-Tac-Toe
One of our favorite co-operative games. Together everyone succeeds or dies. There is no middle ground, just sinking ground.
Players: 2-4 ___Age: 10+
There are three things in this world I love, Games, Indiana Jones style adventure, and… Continue reading Forbidden Island
If Battleship was actually fun and strategic, and could fit in your pocket, then you would have Pocket Sub.
Players: 2-4 ___ Age: 8+
Score: 9 out of 12
The game is so neat, and cool, and new that I’m breaking…
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The cool, sort of Portuguese game that bumped Scattergories off our Top 20.
Players: 2 – 4 ___ Ages: 8+
Score: 11 out of 12
This game is determined to defy all notions of what a game should be. It’s not quite a board game and it’s not quite a party game. Despite this, Azul is definitely three things:… Continue reading Azul
Become a Railroad Tycoon in Three Easy Steps
Players: 2 – 5 ___ Ages: 10+
Score: 12 out of 12
Yes, we know this game came out 15 years ago, and we are a little late to jump on the bandwagon, or in this case the boxcar, but we just love this game. It is our favorite game of our recent batch of games and should be in every family’s collection. But if I can convince just one family to play this game then my life will be complete and maybe Alan R. Moon will… Continue reading Ticket To Ride