Games for a cabin getaway

Games for a cabin getaway FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN Cabins are a wonderful break from the every-day stresses of our lives… and we certainly had plenty of those this year. Now that summer is in full bloom again, many Manitobans...

The History of CLUE

The History of CLUE FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN The philosopher Carl Young once said that ‘In all chaos there is a cosmos…’ For Anthony and Elva Pratt, who lived in Birmingham, England during the 1940’s, chaos was simply an...

Less-Conflict Games

Less-Conflict Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN The other day a parent asked me a question: She has two kids that are relatively close in age, and they all enjoy playing board games together as a family. The problem is that the two of...

Nature Themed Games

Nature Themed Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN Our long Manitoba winter is finally over… and summer is visibly here. Temperatures have risen to balmy and pleasant degrees and the colours around us are changing from the wintery...

‘Flow’ and Board Games

‘Flow’ and Board Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN Time is a strange thing… Einstein theorized that it is relative and, speaking for myself, this has never been truer than during the last year. Somehow the perception...

Drawing Games

Drawing Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN Pablo Picasso once said that “Every child is an artist… The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Well put, indeed. If we could only harvest the enthusiasm and not-caring...

The World of ‘Pandemic’

The World of ‘Pandemic’ FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN The world is facing an outbreak of four diseases that are spreading rapidly… Elite scientists, researchers, operations experts, contingency planners and quarantine...

Asymmetrical Games

Asymmetrical Games FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN Most board games are structured in a way that they give each player the exact same set of rules they have to follow… In addition, they also present the players with the same goals...

Games for Pre-Schoolers

Games for Pre-Schoolers FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN Playing board games can have any number of benefits for children… It can help them to stimulate and develop academic, spacial and logical thinking skills. Furthermore, kids can...

Games for Seniors during Isolation

Games for Seniors during Isolation FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN It has roughly been a year… since COVID has changed the landscape of our day-to-day lives here in Manitoba. Most of us are struggling to adjust to a life with...

The story of ‘Fog of Love’

The story of ‘Fog of Love’ FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN The choices of themes in board games are plentiful… They range from games about trade, trains, fantasy, deep sea adventures to abstract, pets, outer space, or...

The World of Scrabble

The World of Scrabble FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN In the neighbourhood of Queens stands a peculiar street sign…  amongst the many rows of brick apartment buildings. It reads 35 T1H4 A1V4E1N1U1E1 and reminds the many passersby...

Lockdown Games for 2

Lockdown Games for 2 FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from IT'S YOUR TURN The year 2021 has officially arrived… Even though this new year has the potential to be a lot more positive than 2020, Manitobans still find themselves in the midst of a...

The World of Catan

The World of Catan FollowFollowFollowFollow More Topics from 'IT'S YOUR TURN' Roughly 25 years ago, I visited my family in Germany for Christmas… Some of my friends there arranged a board game evening, which is something we usually did when I...