Best Board Games – Holiday Gift Guide 2018
MacGuyver Escape Room Game
“MacGyver: The Escape Room Game” is a multi-scenario escape room in a box. Players need to use the tools they’re given to solve the puzzles and diffuse the bombs – all leading up to a final scenario that will require everything they’ve learned to stop Murdoc’s plans!
- It’s the ultimate multi-scenario escape room in a box!
- Collect tools to solve the puzzles and defeat Murdoc in the final scenario
- Can you escape before your time is up?!
- Perfect for MacGyver fans and escape room fanatics alike
- For ages 12 and up
Tall Tales Game of Infinite Storytelling
Studies show that 38-percent of infants and toddlers use smartphones or tablets. And it doesn’t stop there…children ages 8-10 are exposed to an astounding 8 hours of media each day. In an age where electronics are taking over society, Tall Tales brings back the classic magic of imagination in a new and exciting family game. This creative, non-competitive storytelling game is for people of all ages. Players draw random story elements from a bag and twist their best tale using each piece, just like the world used to do before the technology revolution. The only limit is your imagination! Real 3-D game includes 50 detailed game pieces, 24 full color story cards and a story bag to store game pieces. Ages 4 and Up.
Laser Chess is a two-player strategy game that combines the spatial thinking skills of chess with the high-tech fun of laser beams. Players alternate turns moving their mirrored pieces around the board, and at the end of each turn, players fire a real laser beam from their Laser. The laser beam bounces from mirror to mirror, and if the beam strikes a non-mirrored surface of any piece, it is immediately removed from play. If you illuminate your opponent’s King – You Win. Ages 8 and Up.
“Who’s to Blame Logic Game” is a single player puzzle with a loveable cast of characters! Each of the 40 challenges presents a crime and a series of clues to help solve it. Stashes easily in backpacks or the car for road trips. Winner of a Parents’ Choice Gold Award.
Shadows in the Forest
Shadows in the Forest is a thrilling, immersive play experience that brings a distinctive twist to game night – you play it in the dark! One player moves the LED lantern around in search of Shadowlings, mysterious creatures who avoid the light. The lantern illuminates the forest and trees, casting real shadows on the game board. The rest of the players work together, strategically moving their Shadowlings to stay out of the light in this innovative board game for kids and families. Ages 8 and up.
Hydro Strike Action Game
Get ready to make a splash with Hydro Strike! In this head-to-head pinball game, you’ll need fast flipping fingers to shoot the ball into your opponent’s goal. Score and your opponent will get sprayed in the face with water! Since a sprayer is aimed at both players, strike quick when you play, or you’ll get the spray! The first player to score 5 times wins. Will you win or get wet? Ages 7 and up.
Flying Sushi Kitchen
If you have ever desired to be a sushi chef, now is your chance! in this exciting challenge the sushi chef must put together full orders by plucking the flying sushi out of the air with Chop sticks and placing them on the sushi platter before the time runs out. the first player to make $25 worth of sushi orders wins! tips and all play cards add to the fun! For Ages 5 and Up.
Kids Know Best
In this fun, family trivia game, be the first person/team to answer enough questions correctly to reach the finish line. Sounds easy – but beware of the special spaces that may help you move forward more quickly or… set you back!
It’s a game night showdown to prove who knows best – kids or parents? includes 165 trivia cards with almost 1, 000 questions! trivia covers a large variety of topics and categories play as teams or individually for 2-4 players, ages 6 and up
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