All tagged strategy games
I think that one of the secrets of My Little Scythe’s greatness is that behind the cute exterior lies an extremely well-balanced and incredibly interesting strategy game. Created by a father/daughter team, this board game is vibrant and detailed and screaming for a cartoon adaptation.
What we really love collecting now are games that introduce strategy and decision making in a bite-size, family-friendly format. Very recently we’ve added a new board game to our collection that fits this description perfectly. Its name is Honga.
My First Castle Panic has turned out to be a perfect family board game for us. Having a 3-year-old and a 3 year age gap between our kids always makes it a truly remarkable experience when we find a game that legitimately works for all of us in the spirit of a true family game night.
All five of these games give me a mental workout where I begin to calculate my options and the possible outcomes, just like I’m playing chess. But my wife and our 6-year-old give me more than my fair share of defeats.