Lost Kingdoms: Lost in the Rulebook

Lost Kingdoms

Tile-laying games are special to me because they were my first introduction to the wider world of board games beyond the Milton Bradley and Parker Brothers games of my youth. They promise more intriguing replay because it’s nearly impossible to build the same board twice.

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272 – PAX Unplugged Recap – The Family Gamers Podcast

PAX Unplugged

We’re joined by staff writer Corey this week. Andrew and Corey attended PAX Unplugged 2021 and they’re going to tell us about the games (and food!) they experienced there. 272 Fact! The tallest human in recorded history (according to the Guinness World Records), was Robert Wadlow, at 272cm (8ft 11.1in) tall. Thanks as always to First Move Financial for sponsoring

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Downforce: Danger Circuit & Wild Ride – Remaking the Review of a Remake

Downforce Wild Ride

Remember our Downforce review? Restoration Games has released two expansions since 2017. The time has come for more Downforce reviews. Do Danger Circuit and Wild Ride amp up the fun?

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Welcome To Your Perfect Home

Welcome To... Your Perfect Home

We would recommend Welcome To… if you regularly find yourself wanting a game that can play six or more players simultaneously without a lot of time pressure or player interaction. For smaller groups, there are so many more games available, that we wouldn’t reach for this one.

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Dicey Peaks: Not High Enough

Dicey Peaks by Scott Almes

Sheer adventure awaits you in Calliope Games’ Dicey Peaks, by Scott Almes. Up to six players assault the summit of a Himalayan mountain. Listed for ages 8 and up, we found that even kids as young as 5 can join in on the expedition, making this a good option for a wide range of ages. Strap on your crampons, brave adventurer, and read on.

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Robots Love Ice Cream: The Card Game – Lactose Intolerant

Robots Love Ice Cream: The Card Game

What comes to mind when you read the phrase “video game adaptation”? Jean Claude Van Damme as Belgian Guile? XCOM: The Board Game: The Companion App? Endless Resident Evil sequels? An absolutely epic pile of cardboard tokens for Civilization? Turning a video game into a movie or a tabletop game is a difficult challenge. Robots Love Ice Cream: The Card Game,

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