Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Family Fun Zone

10-4 Space Buddy: A Review of ‘Galaxy Trucker’

Galaxy Trucker is an original concept mixed with racing, danger, and fun. The object of the game is to have the most money at the end of round 3 and, as the saying goes, getting there is half the fun.

Make Your Family Unhappy!: A Review of ‘Gloom’

The world of Gloom is a sad and benighted place. The sky is gray, the tea is cold, and a new tragedy lies around every corner.

Scooby Doo Where are You!

It's time someone gave some credit to the original Ghost Hunters. I'm talking the Scooby Gang of course.

TGG Reviews: ‘The Adventurers and the Temple of Chac’ from AEG

So you want to be like Indiana Jones, eh? You can do just that in The Adventurers and the Temple of Chac from AEG games. The walls are closing in! There is a boulder right behind you! Watch out for the hot lava! Can you escape, before you are sealed in forever?

I’m the Boss! to Make a Return Through FRED Distribution

FRED Distribution, in charge of distribution stateside for Face 2 Face Games has reported that the new edition of Sid Sackson's I'm the Boss! has arrived in the U.S....

TGG Reviews: ‘Pizza Box Football’

Well, football season is here again so the time is right. I'll admit I was a little leery, the game does after all come in a pizza box.

Turn Me Loose: A Review of ‘Monkey Lab’ from AEG

When a box says the game will last about thirty minutes but is intended for players age twelve and up, you have to wonder what kind of game you’re getting into...

TGG Reviews: ‘Abandon Ship!’ from AEG

Abandon Ship is without question a family game, not a serious gamer's game. I have played this with my family multiple times and we have had a blast every time. The rules are easy to learn, gameplay is simple, but there are enough options to keep the adults interested.

TGG Reviews: ‘Roll Through the Ages – The Bronze Age’ from...

Roll through the Ages is a lot of fun. The box is small, and they pack a lot of value into that small box. The components are of excellent quality. There are wooden boards and pegs, a very thick scorepad, and some very cool wooden dice.

TGG Reviews: ‘Forbidden Island’

The goal of Forbidden Island is to collect four identical treasure cards for each treasure, move to one of two “special” tiles for that treasure to discard those cards and claim the treasure. After claiming the four treasures, you’ll need get all players to the helipad tile, and play a special card to be airlifted off the island. Sounds pretty easy doesn’t it?
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