The ‘Spiel Des Jahres’ Awards

facebookInstagram Why do we like awards shows so much?... Whether it’s the Oscars, Grammys or Junos, most of us are eager to take in the spectacle of couture and celebrity surrounding these ceremonies. Personally, I’m less interested in the fashion and glamour of the...

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Games for Festival Fun

facebook Instagram Summer is here, Manitoba! Our province will soon be celebrating the warm weather with outdoor festivals like the Winnipeg Folk Festival or Winnipeg Fringe Festival, just to name a few. We’ll be hanging out with friends or family, soaking in the...

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Board Games For The Cabin

facebook Instagram Summer is finally here. For many Manitobans, this means spending weekends at the cabin. Time at the cabin usually means relaxing and enjoying the company of friends or family at a place where schedules are almost non-existent, and time flows at a...

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The Renaissance Of Board Games

facebook Instagram Virtual reality, HD TV, augmented reality apps…. as technology keeps giving us new entertainment options you might be surprised to learn that one of the biggest areas of innovation and excitement in entertainment is in good old tabletop board games....

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Games Of Thrones

Bring the world of Westeros to your table Very few intellectual properties have had as much impact on contemporary pop culture as George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series ‘Game of Thrones - A Song of Ice and Fire.’ Most of us have at least...

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Great Games For A Date

(Picture by Krista Hawryluk, www.kristahawryluk.com ) At Across The Board we have a lot of couples that are coming in for a date night. What better way to spend an afternoon or evening together than enjoying each other's company over a board game? I have selected and...

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Games For A Family Vacation

Last week I had the pleasure to spend a week at an all-inclusive resort in Cuba. There were a total of 10 of us. All of them family. Three generations, including nice and nephews, brother and sister in-laws as well as their mother. Of course I brought 2 suitcases full...

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