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Family-Friendly Robot Building Fun With ‘ROBiTS’

Family-Friendly Robot Building Fun With ‘ROBiTS’

Reading Time: 4 minutes ROBiTS, Image: Quick Simple Fun Games ROBiTS is a fast, family card game designed by GeekDad John “Hex” Carter and Mat Nicholson. Players compete to take the robot pieces they need from the production line, earning bonuses for matching colors. Components 91 Cards: – 20 Green “Big Henry” Parts – 15… Read More

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Games as a Priority

Games as a Priority

We can say family time is important, but look at your schedule to find out where your priorities truly lie. It doesn’t take a lot of time or effort to play table-top games with your kids, and the pay-off is close family bonds. Read More

Fast and Fun Play With ‘Jukem Football’ Card Game

Fast and Fun Play With ‘Jukem Football’ Card Game

College football is pretty popular in my house–I’m an FSU grad, so I pull for the Seminoles. My wife and most of her entire family pull for Alabama; September 2, 2017 will be a little stressful in the Kelly household, but that’s two seasons away, thankfully. And I definitely feel for my oldest son, because he’s become quite the little football fan (he loves Denver and was sad to hear the news about Manning’s retirement) and he tries to root for both teams. While we anxiously await the 2016 college football season, however, I’ve recently gotten my hands on a fun little card game called ‘Jukem Football’ that has become a HUGE hit in my house with both my boys (ages 9 and 6). Read More

Kickstarter Reminder: ‘The Goonies Card Game’

Kickstarter Reminder: ‘The Goonies Card Game’

Just a quick reminder to all you Goonies fans out there — ‘The Goonies Card Game’ Kickstarter is ending in a couple of days. They’ve made their funding as well as made all of their stretch goals. At the time I write this, the game has raised just over $48,000, but there’s still time to grab a copy. It’s got some really fun and interesting game mechanics, not to mention being a cooperative game where each player assumes the role of a Goonie. Read More

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘The Goonies: Adventure Card Game’

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘The Goonies: Adventure Card Game’

I am a HUGE fan of ‘The Goonies.’ I was in tenth grade when it came out, and I will promise you that I saw it at least half a dozen times in the theater. My oldest son (age 9) has become a big fan, allowing me to watch it many more times. When I called him over to the table and showed him the setup for the new ‘The Goonies: Adventure Card Game,’ I don’t know who had the bigger grin on his face. Read More