Posts tagged Family
Who's She?: The designeress behind the game of extraordinary women

This is Who’s She? - the 2-player guessing game about extraordinary women!

Much like the classic game it’s modelled after, the idea is to guess your opponent’s chosen character before they can get yours. The way you’ll do this is not by grilling them on visual characteristics, however, but rather their accomplishments.

Designed by Zuzia Kozerska-Girard, Who’s She? will have you learning about some of the most badass women in history (and wondering why you didn’t already know who they are).

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Never Wood Have Guessed: Bild your way to victory in this creative party game!

Bilder (Monkeyshine Games) is a social party game for 2-12 humans which challenges you to depict a prompt using an assortment of wooden building pieces, and hopefully have the other players guess what you’ve created! It’s like if Charades let you use meeples to orchestrate a one act play that only your friends showed up for to “be polite”.

Curious to find out more? Read on for a more detailed look at the different elements of Bilder!

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Play With Your Food: An appe-teaser of the Edible Games Cookbook

We’ve all been told not to play with our food, but the Edible Games Cookbook wants nothing more than to throw those rules out the window!

Inspired by creator and game designer Jenn Sandercock’s passion for baking, the cookbook includes everything you need to make and bake twelve unique games, all designed in some way around the experience of eating your delicious creations! We had to try it so we baked and played the sample chapter, The Order of the Oven Mitt. Read on for our thoughts on this unique project!

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Rolling in the Family: An interview with the DnD Grandma

Learning to play a role-playing game like Dungeons & Dragons can be daunting with all their handbooks and manuals and rules to remember, but The DnD Grandma is here to show us that tabletop gaming really is for everyone! 

After stumbling across her heartwarming Twitter account a few weeks ago, I knew I had to ask for an interview about how she first started playing D&D, and her experiences with the game. So read on, and I'll let the DnD Grandma introduce herself!

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Dreams Do Come True: How My Little Scythe went from prototype to publish

My Little Scythe began as a fan-made project by then-6 year old Vienna Chou and her father Hoby. It brought the popular tabletop game Scythe into the adorable world of the My Little Pony franchise, and made the complex strategy game more accessible for younger audiences, families, and more casual gamers.

One year later, and Stonemaier Games (the publisher of the original Scythe) has officially announced that My Little Scythe is being published and due to hit shelves in August this year. We interviewed Jamey Stegmaier from Stonemaier Games and designer Hoby Chou about how this dream became a reality.

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