“Azul” Was Its Name-O

Azul - boxThere was a game on sale at Target and Azul was its name-o! (sing this to the tune of “B-I-N-G-O”).

Why? Because at its base level, Azul is like new-age Bingo. And now the much-hyped, rightfully hyped game is on sale at Target after winning the prestigious Spiel des Jahres 2018 Award earlier this year. In case you didn’t know, the international award is given to the best game of the year. Continue reading “Azul” Was Its Name-O

Machi Koro

Machi KoroThere are many modern board games that seem to be inspired by Vegas-style games. If you like Craps, then Machi Koro will blow your mind. In Machi Koro, your goal is to build a city, and in order to do that you must purchase buildings. These buildings will then yield income in various ways when the number associated with them is rolled using a pair of dice. Continue reading Machi Koro

Telestrations

HighlightsTelestrations

  • “The Telephone Game Sketched Out!”
  • Fun For All Ages (That Can Read).
  • Surprisingly, Not Fun When Playing With Drunkards
  • Ice Breaker!

Stats

  • 4-8 Players (can go up to 12 with expansions)
  • Ages 12+
  • Time: Depends on the number of players, but still very quick
  • Published by: USAopoly

Did you ever play telephone as a kid? You know, that game where you whisper a phrase in a person’s ear, and then they whisper it to another person, and so forth, until it comes back to you? It never worked out, right? But that was the fun of it! Now you can play it as an adult and look cool doing it with Telestrations!

Yes, that was a subjective statement. Yes, you could look totally uncool playing Telestrations as I will explain. Continue reading Telestrations