Introduction to Deck Building Games

Introduction to Deck Building Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from 'IT'S YOUR TURN' Card Games are extremely popular… They have been around for a long time and all of us have likely experienced them in one form or another, be it through...

Back to School Games

Back to School Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More 'It's Your Turn' Topics It is finally happening… After a particular long spring and summer break this year, kids are going back to school this coming week. For many parents this might come as a...

Modern Trivia Board Games

Modern Trivia Board Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner In 1997 CBC Radio’s ‘As It Happens’ aired an episode… that featured an interview with Peter Negroni, who was the school superintendent in Springfield, Mass. at the time....

Board Games for a Camping Trip

Board Games for a Camping Trip FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Most of us have given up on the idea of travelling or vacationing anywhere outside our province this summer. ..  As a result, camping trips or cabin rentals have gone up in...

Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons

Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner What would happen if I became someone completely different…  and were to experience things in a world that is purely imagined? For decades a game called Dungeons...

Dexterity Games

Dexterity Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Last month I built a play structure at our cabin… Similar to the ones you often see in people’s back yards, featuring a large tower with a platform that can be climbed in various ways....

Roll & Write Games

Roll & Write Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner In the mid 1950’s American toymaker and game designer Edwin S. Lowe was approached by an anonymous couple form Canada… They designed a game that they called ‘Yacht’ simply...

Games based on TV Shows or Movies

Games based on TV Shows or Movies FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner I have watched a lot of TV shows and movies over the last two months… I am cetain that I am not the only one. It comes as no surprise that streaming services like...

Using Board Games to Help You Focus

Using Board Games to Help You Focus FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Something strange has been happening to my brain these days… Like many of us I have been watching a lot of television shows during the quarantine over the last...

Game Ideas for Video Conferencing

Game Ideas for Video Conferencing FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Digital technology has become an essential part our daily lives especially during the current health crisis. Even though we are physically distancing ourselves from others,...

Solo Games

Solo Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner Social interaction and togetherness are at the heart of most board gaming experiences… With social distancing being the main concern these days, many of us are trying to avoid contact with...

Games to pass time during an isolation

Games to pass time during an isolation FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from Olaf's Corner THESE ARE CHALLENGING TIMES… As the global spread of COVID-19 causes more people to social distance and self-quarantine, keeping ourselves entertained in our...