208 – Games Under $20 – The Family Gamers Podcast
Looking to add a little variety to your game library without spending too much money? We recommend several new(ish) games you can find for under $20.
208 fact: “When You Dish Upon a Star” is the 208th episode of the Simpsons – the 5th episode of season 10. So long ago! (More info: https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/When_You_Dish_Upon_a_Star)
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What We’ve Been Playing
5er Finden from HABA – we cannot get enough of this roll and write. (Proof on Twitter: twitter.com/TheOneTAR/status/1295577830948876288)
Barnyard Bunch from HABA – we played with only big kids, but had a great time with it. Kids made silly animal sounds every time they moved an animal.
Cupcake Academy from Blue Orange – we enjoyed this much more at two and three players. Requires a level of cooperation and teamwork that we don’t normally get to see in games.
Drop It from KOSMOS (our review) – an all-ages favorite (We agree with Dad Suggests on Twitter: twitter.com/FamilyGamersAA/status/1296787977662758914)
SNAP Review – Super Cats
We love this silly, fast game, and so does 6-year-old Elliot. He’ll tell you all about the Super Cats and the Robo-Dog. See the rest of the pictures and the transcript at our SNAP review page.
Games Under $20
How can you add variety to your family game library without breaking the bank? We’ve got a few unusual games for under $20.
|5er Finden (HABA)||(no review yet, but we love it)||$20 on Amazon|
|Abandon All Artichokes (Gamewright)||We rate it 4.5 /5 vegetables||$13 on Amazon|
(Most Gamewright games are under $20)
|Clip Cut Parks (Renegade)||We rate it 3.5 / 5 park squares|
Not our favorite, but certainly unusual.
|$19 on Amazon|
|5 Minute Dungeon,|
5 Minute Marvel (Spin Master)
|Our boys love these games.||Dungeon: $20 on Amazon|
Marvel: $17 on Amazon
|Heist: One Team, One Mission (University Games)||We rate it 4.5/5 millions of dollars||$13 on Amazon|
|Similo (Myths, History, or Fables) (Horrible Guild & Luma Imports)||We rate it 5/5 clues||$10 on Amazon|
|Squire for Hire (Letiman Games)||We rate it 4/5 squires||$9 on Amazon|
|Any game from Button Shy.|
Split/choose: Tussie Mussie
City building: Sprawlopolis
4X: Universal Rule
18XX: Penny Rails
Bluffing: In Vino Morte or Desert Pack
|We’ve reviewed several.|
Tussie Mussie and
|wallet games are $12 on ButtonShyGames.com|
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