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Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness

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Munchkin has been playing Nancy Drew games for many years. She got started on them after reading some of the books, and her interest in the games were renewed when the Nancy Drew movie came out several years ago. Since then, we have been picking up the computer games here and there. The older games were definitely more difficult and didn’t have all the hints that allow the newer games to be completed over a few days. When we had the opportunity to receive a review copy of the latest game, Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness, I jumped on the…

Wisdomantics Game Review and Giveaway

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Special thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing a sample of this game. Game Description: Wisdomantics– New King James Version (NKJV) is an interactive DVD board game for players of various faiths who desire to gain the vast wisdom of King Solomon. Wisdomantics utilizes the proverbs of Solomon and blends chance, knowledge, and strategy to create a fun experience while you learn. The game’s intent is to bring individuals together to learn how to cope with numerous situations in a fun and relaxed environment. What’s in the box? 2 interactive double-sided dvds with 400 questions 4 score cards 4 game…

Review: Typecrush Word Game

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About Typecrush: Typecrush is a word game that can be as simple or complicated as you want to make it. Really, there is only one rule: whoever solves the word first gets to pick the next word to be solved. It’s geared towards ages 7 and up, but younger kids could play with help or in a team situation. If you’ve every played hangman, you’ll understand the basic premise behind this game. One person picks a word (as simple or hard as they wish). They find the letters needed to make the word and flip over the color-coded circles, so…

I See Cards: Fractazmic

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From the maker of the award winning game Pyramath™ comes a brand new game – Fractazmic™.  Fractazmic™ is a card game that helps children learn to use fractions while playing a game.  Each deck includes 60 brightly colored math cards.  While playing the game, players will learn to convert and add fractions. The game helps reinforce the relationship between fractions and measurements through the use of fractions in real life situations. The Fractazmic™ deck has three suits in three different colors: sixteenths (red): 1/16, 1/8, 3/16, 1/4, 5/16, 3/8, 7/16, and 1/2 twelfths (blue): 1/12, 1/6, 1/4, 1/3, 5/12, and…

Family Game Night with Say Anything

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Last year, we had the opportunity to review the fun game Wits & Wagers Family edition from North Star Games which our family has enjoyed playing.  Well, North Star Games has created yet another great family (or group) game – Say Anything Family Edition – where there are no wrong answers.  Sound interesting?  We thought so as we sat down to read the instructions. First Impressions: I totally appreciate that all the pieces are self-contained in the box for easy storage.  A ziploc-style baggie is included to store the smaller game tokens.  The game comes with everything you need to…