Purrfect Match is a tableau building game – your goal is to have at least two of each type of cat in your cafe, and there are six types of cat.» Read more
Video game time! We discuss the Engaged Family Gaming video game gift guide with Stephen Duetzmann.» Read more
A mystery-solving adventure game set in the Zombie Kidz universe. Examine three Memories over several sessions to figure out the zombies’ plan and how to stop them!» Read more
Welcome to the month of November! That means it’s time for our holiday board game gift guide.» Read more
We’ve compiled a list of great board games to help make your gift shopping a little easier.» Read more
We recommend CDSK for gatherings of family and friends, maybe as a nice post-dinner, pre-dessert activity at your holiday gathering. It’s best for teens and adults, but younger kids can certainly join on teams. We had a great time with our family.» Read more
Gamestormers is a creative, tableau-building card game where you take on the role of a game designer. But we found it hard to tell the STORY of a game.» Read more
Today, we’re talking with the newest writer to join The Family Gamers, Stephanie Nye! What are some of her favorite games for the “spooky season”? And what games are awesome that not enough people talk about?» Read more
Mind Space is a strategic brain-themed game. Draw shapes on your board based on dice rolls, trying to fit in friends, romance, self improvement, and more.» Read more
“Diced Veggies” is a family board game for 2-4 players, designed by the Cappel family. While the game offers engaging mechanics and allows for strategic decision-making, it may take longer than the estimated 30 minutes playtime. Modifications for younger players are provided.» Read more
Although Ra felt pretty simple to learn, it’s still going to be very challenging for younger kids. The well-designed player boards smooth the way to understand all the scoring, but it’s still a lot to keep track of. We think the 12+ age range on the box is about right.» Read more
A game about organizing my junk? I was skeptical. But Junk Drawer is easy to learn, while offering interesting decisions on every turn.» Read more
Between the ages of 7-10, we struggled to get our kids to play games, unless they loved the theme. So, let’s focus on some popular themes your kid will love.» Read more
We took a break for a while from our age-segregated lists. But now we’re back at it!
Plus: CuseCon wrap-up, contest winner, and a new community announcement.
I think I like Forage even more than Grove. It’s fast, and compact, and gives me more options for how to layer the cards and gain points.» Read more
“This is the most important expansion that Fireside Games has ever released for Castle Panic. It adds so much, it changes so much, but it retains the core of what Castle Panic is.”» Read more
When I first picked you up, I had absolutely no idea what I was getting into. You’ve been part of my life for so long now it’s honestly hard for me to believe you’re only 14 years old…» Read more
Castle Panic has been a part of our lives longer than The Family Gamers has existed, and this week we talk to its creators: Justin & Anne-Marie De Witt!» Read more
Qawale is another abstract board game from Gigamic – but this game forces you to think further ahead!» Read more
Are you ready for Something Wild?
A very simple card game that’s best for families who don’t play many games.» Read more