Category Archives: Media

Benefits of Board Games from a Parent’s Perspective

What better way to spend your family time together than playing a board game that can improve your child’s skills in many aspects? Playing games together with your family is not only a great way to spend quality time together, but you also build thinking and learning skills at the same time. Children adore being […]

These Classic Board Game Facts WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in our time here, it’s that there’s absolutely no cherished childhood memory that doesn’t have some dark and gritty origin story. But surely our childhood favorite board games sprang fully formed from the land of bunnies and rainbows, right? After all, they’re just a bunch of colorful squares on […]

39 Years of Spiel des Jahres

For 39 years Spiel des Jahres (Literally, ‘Game of the Year’ in German) has been awarded to games that German-speaking game critics find are the best games. They consider everything from game-play to box design, and have been credited with helping to fuel the ‘Euro-Game’ explosion that has become a world-wide phenomena over the last […]

The Full History of Board Games – Part 2

The Landlord’s Game (1903) What? You’ve never heard of The Landlord’s Game? It was invented by Lizzie Magie, one of America’s very first board game designers. The game board consisted of a square track, with a row of properties around the outside that players could buy. The game board had four railroads, two utilities, a jail, […]

From TrueLife – More Than a Game café – Board game Café offers fun for all ages.

Translated from More Than a Game café   – Board game Café offers fun for all ages. If you’re bored with typical coffee shops around the town, here’s a new place to relax and have fun. More Than a Game café , Bangkok’s largest board game café with three locations, offers a signature range of […]