Looking for a family-friendly detective game that really feels like gathering clues to solve a crime? The Key series might be a good choice. It uses a logical deduction matrix puzzle along with the ability to choose which kind of clues you need.» Read more
An unusual memory game for 1-4 players, ages 5+. Turn the Inspector and listen for criminals sounding the alarm as they try to escape! Can you figure out which criminal was last in the cell where the escape tunnel was dug?» Read more
Our goal with Room to Grow is to help you bring your kids through a series of games that grow in complexity.
Logical deduction is a skill that usually needs to be intentionally taught; these three games will help you teach it!
The Key feels a lot like a logic grid puzzle. As you work to gather your clues, you’ll feel that you’re getting closer and closer until you find the key piece of information that makes everything else snap into place. More complex than games like Outfoxed and Concluzio, this might be the next step if your family wants a more challenging deduction game.» Read more
This game is just elegantly smooth in how it plays. Simple mechanics, easy to learn, and so much fun to deduce where the thief is.» Read more
Be sneaky and hide your identity while guessing about your fellow cats in this deduction game for 2-4 players.» Read more
Deduce the bulbs in your hand and get them out in the right order in Christmas Lights, a light family game for the holiday.» Read more
Concluzio is exactly what it appears to be: a simple, straightforward deduction game with no extra fluff.» Read more
Warning: This SNAP review touches on death and the supernatural. One player takes the role of Ghost, and all other players work to determine how the Ghost met their untimely demise.» Read more
We have adored The Grimm Masquerade since we first saw it. It’s easy to learn and accessible, appropriate for a wide range of players. Whether you love social deduction or hate bluffing, you owe it to yourself to try it.» Read more
Herbalism is a logical deduction game for 3-4 players. It’s easy to learn and rounds are quick to play. Constant player interaction requires focus from players to deduce which cards are available.» Read more
Board games bring families together around the table. So why not give games to your loved ones this holiday season? Here are our suggestions for every age and ability level.» Read more
An alien ship has crash-landed in the forest outside of town. Agents have been tracking the craft and rush to the scene, hoping to dissect the Visitor and seize its craft. But a local Kid has also ridden her bike out to the wreck to save the Visitor. Who will make it through the ship’s force field first?
If you’re up for an unusual deduction game with asymmetric roles that accommodate many skill levels, we highly recommend Visitor in Blackwood Grove.» Read more
In this group game, predict and out-think your opponents’ choices. Discard all but one of your ingredients and win. Listen to our wizards’ impressions in 5 minutes.» Read more
You’ve been invited to Dinoton Abbey for high tea; one of the most exclusive invites in all of Britain. Adorned in your finest attire, you stroll into the party and survey the room. Everyone is catching up on all the latest gossip and worldly affairs, while sipping tea and eating glorious cakes.» Read more
Codenames: Disney Family Edition applies a Disney theme to the modern classic Codenames. Does it strike gold like Scrooge McDuck, or is it Eeyore?» Read more
Who Did It? is a game of memory, deduction, and rapid discarding from Blue Orange. Prove that your pet didn’t do the poo!» Read more
Why play games with your kids? No, really – why should you play games? We asked our community and a few other friends.» Read more
There is not a more recognizable image of video games in America than the Mario Brothers. Today we’ll take a look at a licensed board game featuring this iconic duo: Super Mario Level Up!, a 2017 game from USAopoly.» Read more
Button Shy is a micro-publisher dealing exclusively in micro-games. All of their games are small enough to fit in a wallet. Although some of these games are quite involved despite the small number of cards, we’ll be looking at two of their lightest games: a travel game and a fast deduction party game. Cow, Tiger, Santa Claus As a child,» Read more