Category Archives: Reviews: Kids

Reviews: Kids

Preview – ALPHA BANDITS

ALPHA BANDITS

Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Wiggity Bang is at it again! For those unfamiliar with their previous offerings, Wiggity Bang is the creative force behind games like QUAO, Magic Feather, and FURT. These titles definitely place them on the lighter side of gaming fare, but their games are entertaining and enjoyable, and great for a family game…

Review – Choose One

Choose One

Review – Choose One  Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Choose One from Looney Labs follows in the footsteps of the great party games that have become quite popular in recent years. It can be played with 3-10 players, and the game can be brought to a satisfying conclusion in 20-40 minutes (sometimes as short as 15,…

Review – Zombiepox

Zombiepox

Review – Zombiepox Chris Snyder, Play Unplugged Harold sprinted from the back of his ambulance to the mangled wreck that once was a luxury sedan. Skidding to a stop, he dropped his emergency kit and peered into the busted window to assess the damage. An EMT with almost a decade of experience, Harold knew with…

Review: FURT

FURT

Review: FURT Taejas Kudva, Play Unplugged If your holiday is anything like mine, it’s a time for eating copious amounts of food and then sitting on every available living room space while watching movie marathons on TV with the “fam.” Now I loved “How to Train Your Dragon” as much as the next guy –…

Writer’s Choice Holiday Buys 2012!

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Writer’s Choice Holiday Buys 2012! Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged It’s the holiday season! No matter what you celebrate, chances are if you are reading this their is a tabletop gamer in your life that you need to purchase a gift for. Each year around this time we ask Play Unplugged’s writer’s to share their number…

Review: QUAO

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Review: QUAO Taejas Kudva, Play Unplugged Party games are, generally speaking, not my cup of tea. If I’m with friends and we want to pull out a beer and pretzels game, I’m more likely to suggest Red Dragon Inn (there’s even in-game beer) than Cranium, to partake in a Car Wars/Battle Cattle mash up rather…

Review: Dungeon!

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Review: Dungeon! Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged “I want to play this again!” is  probably some of the highest praise you can level on a game right after playing it, and that’s a phrase that was uttered by one of my playgroup members after playing the latest edition of Dungeon! from Wizards of the Coast. And…

Review: Mermaid Adventures

Mermaid Adventures

Review: Mermaid Adventures Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Under the sea da da da da, Under the sea da da da da… Ok, I’ll stop there, but it’s kind of impossible to even approach this topic without bringing up the first thought that crosses your mind when you read the title Mermaid Adventures. And yes, before…

Sophie’s Corner: Cranium Brain Breaks

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Sophie’s Corner: Cranium Brain Breaks Sophie, Play Unplugged Sophie’s Corner is dedicated to our newest and youngest (age 8) contributor Sophie. This young guest columnist will be providing us with a small-fry eye’s view of gaming for our kids section (in between school assignments and after school sports of course). One day when I was…

Review: Magic Feather

Magic Feather

Review: Magic Feather Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged If you’re parent looking for a fun entry level board game that you can play with your kids, Wiggity Bang has the product for you in Magic Feather. I first encountered Wiggity Bang at Gen Con Indy 2012, when I ran across their booth, manned by game designer…