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…

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…

Trivial Pursuit X

This is an Adult game for four or more players.  The object of the game is to answer questions correctly to avoid getting an X stamp on your head. 5 Stamps and you’ve lost the game. The game comes with seemingly regular Trivial Pursuit cards, These are questions you’d expect from trivial pursuit, they are…

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…

Speak Out

Ages 16 plus and for 4 to 5 players. Simple concept, guess the phrase correctly and win a card. The team with the most cards wins. On your turn draw a card, put the mouthpiece and say a phrase. Repeat the phrase until either your team guesses it or time runs out. If it’s guessed…

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…

Citadels

Citadels is a game where players take on different roles each round to help them acquire gold and create districts. Depending on the number of players, once a player has seven or eight districts, that becomes the final round and everyone tallies up their points at the end.  The player with the highest score wins. Theres…