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Rockin’ Dice Rocks the House on Game Night

Rockin’ Dice, from University Games, brings color, counting, and fun to game night. Designed for two to four players ages 8 and up, the game helps kids with counting skills and quick thinking. Each player… read more

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What’s Black, White, and REALLY Hard to Master? Penguins on Ice!

Santa and his elves get all of the attention this time of year, but what about those cute little black-and-white flightless birds that bring so much adorableness into Christmas? That’s right, penguins! These Christmas cuties… read more

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Nightmare Before Christmas Board Games Will Delight Fans This Season

  While my folks are tuning into the Hallmark channel for the sappy Christmas movies that make them cry year after year, and my niece and nephew obsess over Buddy from Elf, I’m still stuck… read more

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RISK: Plants vs. Zombies Collector’s Edition

PopCap Games has found a way to combine two of my kids’ favorite things: zombies and the game RISK. That’s right: The company debuted Risk: Plants vs. Zombies Collector’s Edition last month. Produced by USAopoly, under… read more

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Schmovie Is the World of Film Meets Clever Wordplay

Everyone loves movies, has seen a movie, or at the very least, knows the name of one. However, that kind of knowledge isn’t vital to enjoying Schmovie, a new board game from Galactic Sneeze. Three… read more

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Zingo Sight Words Fun

Ever since becoming a mom, toys have been in the picture. Oh heck, who am I kidding? I’ve always loved toys ha! One of the things I really try to do is focus on buying… read more

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Disney Eye Found It! Makes for a Fun Family Game Night

With Disney Eye Found It!, from Wonder Forge, kids can discover hidden treasures and familiar Disney characters on this six-foot-long gameboard! Players race with Mickey and all of his friends through 12 illustrated Disney worlds,… read more

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Rob Delaney’s War of Words is Laugh Out Loud Funny

Comedian Rob Delaney is rolling the dice with All Things Equal, maker of the Loaded Questions and Awkward Family Photos games, with a new board game that’s based on his Twitter page. Rob Delaney’s War… read more

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Fun in a Flash: Quick Games for Families

On rainy days, classic favorites such as Scrabble and Monopoly are perfect to entertain kids. But some busy families might not have hours to devote to board games. There are great new games on the… read more

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Make ‘n Break Party Induces Fits of Laughter

A simple concept: Use 10 blocks to assemble a structure depicted on a card. Sounds simple enough, right? There’s one small catch: you can’t see the card. Instead, your partner must describe the structure to… read more

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