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Monthly Archives: May, 2012


  Shut-the-Box is a very simple game to play. Players roll the dice and flip numbers down (eliminate them) based on the numbers rolled. For example, if a player rolls … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 2 Comments


  This is a great game to play with just about anyone, especially if you have some younger cousins or family friends you need to entertain for a while.  It … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Stone Age

Game Play: Stone Age is a theme-based game for 2-4 players. Players must do their best to have their own tribe expand (make babies), survive (gotta feed them), and flourish … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Board Game Fame – Battleship The Movie

  I read an interesting article on the Bloomberg Businessweek website about board games and movies called “Hasbro Board Games go to the Movies”.  The article is a quick take … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · 1 Comment


Game Play: Dominion is a theme card based game, and one of my Top 3 Must Own games.  The general basis behind it is that you and your fellow monarchs are trying to … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Top Three Must Own Games

Some board games can seem expensive, Agricola, for example, costs $84.55 on amazon.ca. So I’ve come up with a list of my top three must own games. These are games … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 6 Comments

Settlers of Catan

Game Play: The Settlers of Catan game board is set up using 18 hexagon tiles consisting of 5 different productive terrains; Forest, Hills, Pastures, Fields, and Mountains along with one … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment