7 Wonders Duel (2 players; 30 minutes; ages 9+)

7 Wonders Duel (2 players; 30 minutes; ages 9+)

7 Wonders Duel was my runner up for game of the year in 2015. My ten year old son and I must have played forty joyous games. We strongly recommend experimenting with the following rule amendments if you prefer less luck: All cards are face up. The only element of luck...
Ingenious (1-4 players; 45 minutes; ages 7+)

Ingenious (1-4 players; 45 minutes; ages 7+)

Ingenious (1-4 players; 45 minutes; ages 7+) I really like this colourful and strategic game that children (even much younger than the recommended age of 10) can jump into and enjoy. Scoring requires that students count up similar patterns in all six directions, but...
Codenames (2-8 players; 20 minutes; ages 10+)

Codenames (2-8 players; 20 minutes; ages 10+)

Codenames (2-8 players; 20 minutes; ages 10+) I am not a word game person. While I respect scrabble, it is just not my kind of game because the memory requirements are so high. It is therefore with great surprise that I am naming a word game as MathPickle’s 2016...
Isle of Skye (2-5 players; 40 minutes; ages 8+)

Isle of Skye (2-5 players; 40 minutes; ages 8+)

Isle of Skye (2-5 players; 40 minutes; ages 8+) Isle of Skye is one of those pearls that used old game mechanics (from the excellent game Carcassonne) and polished them up into a game of high replayability. Parts of the game have simultaneous actions from all...