carcassonne

The Carcassonne game review

June 29, 2019 admin 0

This is the final installment of our family game reviews for the Blogger Board Game club and this month we have bee playing a game called Carcassonne, which was designed by a Klaus-Jurgen Wrede. Klaus was born in Meschede and studied music and theology in Cologne where he now works as a high school teacher. He received huge success after designing Carcassone and has since had many other games published.   Carcassonne has a simple strategy […]

5 second rule – A review

November 3, 2017 admin 0

The most recent addition to games night has been 5 second rule by University games. The idea is that you have 5 seconds to list 3 “things”, if you do so correctly you win a point and the person with the most point wins. As with most of the Univeristy Games games that we have played to date the concept is easy to understand, simple to play and lots of fun. Unlike lots of other […]

googly eyes

Googly eyes – A review

October 27, 2017 admin 1

Anyone that regularly reads this blog will know how much we love our games nights, or at least how much we love the idea of them until they result in tears, tantrums, and sulks from whoever didn’t win, usually Daddy! Over the past 12 months we have encouraged our boys to play board games on a regular basis in a bid to promote turn taking, sharing and an ability to win and loose with some […]

Games night with Wonky blocks by tactic games

March 19, 2017 admin 0

This year we have started a new tradition, Saturday night is games night and the boys are loving this uninterrupted family time, especially when they are on opposing teams! We have tried out a few new games since Christmas and until now our favourites have been Seagull Splat and Junior Alias. This month we have been very lucky and have been sent a new game from Tactic games, called Wonky Blocks to try out. Wonky blocks is a […]