Today, I debuted Uglydoll Loonacy and Mad Libs: The Game at my library. We had a lot of kids jump in and out of the games, especially Mad Libs, but once everyone got the hang of them, they really enjoyed them. For kids with anxiety, Uglydoll Loonacy had all the excitement of Spot It but with much less pressure, so…Continue
Posted on March 9, 2016 at 6:56pm
This was the first of three events I'll be running over the next few weeks with Fluxx: The Board Game. The Strategy Club members played with two and four players, and everyone had a good time, although we decided that if you're playing two player, you really need to start with being able to move the board pieces, because we ran through and got 11 goals a piece in about 13 moves. With four, we had a much better balance and a longer game.
I also broke out the EcoFluxx that…Continue
Posted on July 24, 2013 at 9:45am
After spending what my boss probably thought was a little too much money on games at Origins this year, I spent the next few months slowly (and not so slowly) introducing the games into our various game programs. I started with our little guys, the 1st-3rd graders, and showed them how to play Seven Dragons. The older kids in the group quickly picked up on it and fully enjoy it. I also taught our 4th-8th graders Seven Dragons. They grasped the concept much more quickly. I kept telling…Continue
Posted on November 9, 2011 at 3:11pm