The Classics – Yahtzee!

The first Classic game to review is obviously Yahtzee. I have been playing Yahtzee as long as I can remember. Whenever we would visit my grandparents there was always a game and I loved it. It was so great for quality time and it gave me a lot of good memories. So I might be a…

Rock Paper Wizard

Over the course of a few rounds, players will be casting spells at each other to gain gold.  A timeless and classic game, this plays like rock paper scissors, except the twist that you are are a wizard casting spells at your friends.  Spells can either help you get ahead or help someone else fall behind.  First player…

Scrabble Slam

During the middle of summer if you are looking for a very small game to pack when travelling or for camping this could be the one. Scrabble slam is a 10 to 15 minute game for 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up. This is a good game for kids to work on vocabulary…

Sushi Go

Sushi Go is a fairly fast card game for ages 8 and up for 2 to 5 players. The game takes about 15 to 20 minutes to play. The idea is your trying to get the best sushi combo. It’s a draft and pass game that’s simple to play. The cards are adorable, and a…

The Mind

The Mind is quickly becoming one of my absolute favourite games.  Its a card game for 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up and takes roughly half an hour. Don’t let the simplicity fool you this one becomes tense pretty quickly. I brought this one to a cottage. It was definitely the hit of…

Superfight

Super fight is basically a debating game for a minimum of three players.  It’s a great party game for ages 8 and up.  Even if you are not playing in the round, it’s really entertaining to hear the arguments. The game play is simple and similar to cards against humanity, with this being a bit…

Happy Salmon

Happy Salmon is one of my absolute favourites.   The game is super simple and it takes only a minute or so to play a round. This is for ages 6 and up and for 3 to 6 players. The Green and Blue packs are pretty much identical except the card stacks have different colours….

Saboteur

Saboteur is a 3-10 player game for ages 8 and up. For this game, the players take on the role of either gold diggers or Saboteurs.  Gold diggers are searching for treasures, Saboteurs are creating obstacles.  During the game you’ll create a maze of pathways going from the start card to the goal cards. You…

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle is a deck building game for 2-4 players for ages 11 and up.  The first level takes roughly 30 minutes and each level takes longer from there. The theme just works.  It definitely keeps Harry Potter fans happy, but also you dont have to know the books or movies to play.   The game…

Anomia

A game for 3-6 players aged 10 and up.   Game lasts for about 30 minutes.  This one is great for groups, you can easily step in and out of the game so its perfect at the start or end of an evening.  This is very similar style to Blurble, but offers a bit more of a challenge…