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Dexterity Games

Dexterity Games

facebookInstagramLast 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. As far as materials were concerned the whole thing came as a...

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Roll & Write Games

Roll & Write Games

facebookInstagramIn 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 because they enjoyed playing it on their yacht with friends (don’t we all?)....

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Games based on TV Shows or Movies

Games based on TV Shows or Movies

facebookInstagramI 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 Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ or Crave have seen a big surge during the pandemic....

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Using Board Games to Help You Focus

Using Board Games to Help You Focus

facebookInstagramSomething 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 couple of months, but I recently noticed that I was having trouble following even the...

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Game Ideas for Video Conferencing

Game Ideas for Video Conferencing

facebookInstagramDigital technology has become an essential part our daily lives especially during the current health crisis. Even though we are physically distancing ourselves from others, chances are that we are connected more with friends or family than usual...

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Solo Games

Solo Games

facebookInstagramSocial 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 the outside world as much as possible. For the next while it...

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Games to pass time during an isolation

Games to pass time during an isolation

facebookInstagramTHESE ARE CHALLENGING TIMES... As the global spread of COVID-19 causes more people to social distance and self-quarantine, keeping ourselves entertained in our homes will likely become its own challenge. Kids are about to stay home from school for the...

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Games for 2

Games for 2

facebookInstagramValentine’s day has come and gone once again...Though Valentine’s Day focuses on romantic relationships, I’m of the mind that every day is an opportunity to remember and strengthen our connection to all of the people we love. The good news is that...

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Games for a Winter Vacation

Games for a Winter Vacation

facebookInstagramWinter is in full swing. .. For many Manitobans, escaping to a warmer climate for a week or two in February has become a tradition. Destinations like Mexico, Cuba or the Dominican Republic are popular at this time of year, as they offer plenty of...

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Benefits of Board Gaming for Seniors

Benefits of Board Gaming for Seniors

facebookInstagramOne of the most wonderful aspects of board games is timelessness...For many of us, playing board games with friends or family is at the center of some of our fondest childhood memories. However, this doesn’t mean the appeal of board games is limited...

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

facebookInstagramA new year has begun...For many of us, this is a moment of re-setting, reflecting and of planning for a new chapter of our lives. If you are anything like me, this is also the time for implementing a few New Year’s resolutions. Many of us choose this...

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2019 in Review

2019 in Review

facebookInstagramThe year 2019 is slowly coming to an end... The holidays are in full swing and soon we will be celebrating a new year with friends and family. It is the season of togetherness as well as the season of reflection. For the board gaming hobbyist, 2019...

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Games for the Holiday Season

Games for the Holiday Season

facebookInstagramThe holidays are coming!.. Soon our schedules will be filled with events that bring us closer to the people we love. Families, friends and co-workers will gather to enjoy each other’s company. No matter if you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa,...

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Escape Room Games

Escape Room Games

facebookInstagramIn the last decade, one of the biggest new waves of entertainment are escape rooms...The concept was originally based on a series of “escape-the-room” video games which are also believed to be the source of its name. Early renditions of the live...

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Introduction to Worker Placement Games

Introduction to Worker Placement Games

facebookInstagramLife is a series of choices... Every day we have to make decisions on how we spend our time, money or other resources in order to best achieve whatever personal goals we might have. Of course, the challenge is that all of our basic resources are...

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