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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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A Brief Case For Chronicles of Crime

Have you ever walked past a group playing a board game, and then literally doubled back to find out what it is? That's what happened with me and Chronicles of Crime, a story-driven co-operative game for 1-4 aspiring detectives.

Mark and I had the opportunity to play an early copy of this innovative crime solving game, and we share our thoughts in this conversational review!

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Lights, Camera, Flip the Script!

It’s your big break at the studio, and everyone’s waiting to hear your pitch… if only you had something prepared! You’ll need to think fast to create hilarious films from random prompts, and to persuade your friends that your movie deserves to be on the silver screen.

Coming soon to a cinema table near you, this is Flip The Script, a plot-making party game for 4 or more aspiring producers. Designed by Mark Seymour, the game blends your favourite actors, actresses, genres and themes into a bizarre movie smoothie, but does it taste delicious? Sit down, grab your popcorn, and read on to find out!

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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Christmas is fast approaching, and yes we should all have our presents sorted out by now like responsible adults but my method of holiday shopping is closer to a mad dash between stores while throwing my money at exhausted shop assistants.

If you’re like me and need some close-to-last-minute ideas, my 2016 Gift Guide is here to help! These are five of my favourite games, and all of them are quick to learn, engaging, and most importantly fun for everyone. Whether you’re looking for something to break out with your friends, kids, or your entire family, this list has you covered.

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