2013 Holiday Gift Guide—Family Games

9 12 2013

Family Games is kind of a hard category. I mean, if you’re playing a kids game, is that a family game, too? What about families with young kids, or older kids, or no kids? Basically, these are games that we play with our families, but that aren’t designed specifically as kids games. And our kids are between the ages of 5 and 9, so the games will skew that way.

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Riff Raff—A Review

12 11 2013

RiffRaffCoverby Firestone

I wipe the sweat from my brow, and extend my hand slowly toward the swaying ship. “It’s just a small, light barrel,” I tell myself.” I’ve got this.” In the blink of an eye it’s raining crates, sailors, and rats. My wife and children grin impishly…

I love dexterity games. They’re a great diversion from the heavier games I generally play. And, of c0urse, they’re usually a great choice for families and nongamers. So I always love trying a new dexterity game—and I LOVE it when one turns out to be great fun, like Riff Raff… Read the rest of this entry »

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