35 – The Family Gamers Podcast – Budget-Friendly Games
Looking for a good new game to play, but short on cash? Andrew and Anitra discuss a variety of games that can be had cheaply (under $20), including one that simply needs pen and paper!What we played recently:
Celebrity – this is a party game that simply requires pens, paper, and a container for the slips of paper. Wikipedia has the rules more or less as we played it.
The kids had friends over during the Superbowl and played:
Mmm! several times. Loudly.
At the suggestion of one of our listeners (thanks Spencer!), we came up with a list of games we recommend that are under $20:
Machi Koro Bright Lights: Big City (retails $30 but regularly on sale for $20)
Sushi Go ($10-13)
Zombie Dice ($7-12)
Anomia ($13 if you get the 2-deck version)
Monopoly Deal ($5-9)
Hero Kids ($6-10) at drivethrurpg.com
And of course, there are better-known favorites like Pass the Pigs, Tenzi, and Uno
Last, but certainly not least, a giveaway, sponsored by Bellwether Games! One lucky winner will receive a copy of the Princess and the Goblin board game and also a copy of the book.