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‘Cobra Paw’: Develop Your Ninja Skills in This Tile Grabbing Game

‘Cobra Paw’: Develop Your Ninja Skills in This Tile Grabbing Game

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cobra Paw, Image: Bananagrams What is Cobra Paw? Cobra Paw is a fast-paced game from the team behind Bananagrams in which players compete to be the first to spot the tile with the correct symbols on it. Components: Two “Catnippon” Dice 21 Tiles (“Clawfuku Stones”) Instructions How Do You Play Cobra… Read More

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‘Wizard101’ Celebrates Its 10th Birthday (And It’s Now Available on Steam!)

‘Wizard101’ Celebrates Its 10th Birthday (And It’s Now Available on Steam!)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Wizard101 Screencap, image via KIngsIsle Lo, in the olden days of the internet (okay a decade ago), KingsIsle Entertainment launched an MMORPG specifically aimed at kids, Wizard101. My youngest daughter, now 19, started playing at 11 and still plays. I’d written about her early experiences some years back because what I… Read More

Kickstarter Alert: ‘So Cards,’ Questions for Deeper Discussion

Kickstarter Alert: ‘So Cards,’ Questions for Deeper Discussion

Reading Time: 3 minutes So Cards, Image: Sophie Brown What Is So Cards? So Cards is a deck of cards that act as conversation starters, encouraging deeper discussions between you and your friends. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/3369904/video-890788-h264_high.mp4 Components The So Cards deck contains 52 cards, each with one question printed on it. There’s also a card that lists… Read More

Smart Games: Single-Player Puzzle Games to Get You Thinking

Smart Games: Single-Player Puzzle Games to Get You Thinking

Reading Time: 8 minutes Dinosaurs Mystic Islands, IQ Stars, and Asteroid Escape Puzzle Games, Images: Smart Games Single-player puzzle games from Smart Games are designed to challenge kids and adults alike. We recently played with three different puzzle games from their current range, Dinosaurs: Mystic Islands, Asteroid Escape, and IQ Stars, and thoroughly enjoyed each… Read More

Why You Should Buy a ‘Pokemon Trading Card Game’ Trainer Kit

Why You Should Buy a ‘Pokemon Trading Card Game’ Trainer Kit

Reading Time: 5 minutes Pokemon TCG Alolan Sandslash and Alolan Ninetails Trainer Kit, Image: The Pokemon Company With last week’s release of new Alolan Pokemon into Pokemon Go (for some players anyway), this is a great time to talk about the latest Pokemon Trading Card Game (TCG) Trainer Kit which features Alolan Sandslash and Alolan Ninetails.… Read More

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