Gaming Feed

One of the great things about backing games on Kickstarter is getting a package arriving on your doorstep when you least expect it (although I have to say that you do sort know it's coming cos the game people keep you super well updated but when you first back the... Read more →

The latest game on high rotation in this house is Verdant, from Flat Out Games. It's a puzzly, spatial card game for house plant lovers. We can't have house plants because our two cats eat anything green we bring into the house including kale and broccoli on the kitchen table.... Read more →

Who knew the game of Memory could be so much fun? I have to admit that over the years we haven't played too many of the classic games. Apart from Mastermind and Boggle that is. We had a brief foray into the world of Scrabble and an intense period of... Read more →

Over the last few years I've been slowly amassing a collection of board games. They're great for teaching flexibility, patience, turn taking, planning, strategy and basic maths. And they're also heaps of fun to play especially when you choose games with themes you're interested in as well as gorgeous design... Read more →

So it turns out that when your kids don't want to play games, it's actually that they don't want to play any of the games you've backed and bought! Instead, they want to obsess over a game you played at a friend's years ago and that your husband bought on... Read more →

This super cute board game from Flatout Games has captured the hearts of the whole family. How could it not? After all, we are a house of cat lovers and share our home with two very funny and quirky Tonkinese cats. If you're curious, the breed is a cross between... Read more →

During the seemingly endless lockdowns during the pandemic I spent a lot of time on Kickstarter, drooling over new board games. The girls and I would pore over the graphics, read through the descriptions and watch the videos. And then I would decide which games to back. We decided to... Read more →