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Not Your Average Board Games - Collaborative Games

by Liz Anastasi on 2018-12-05T12:22:59-05:00 in Everyone, Teen | Comments

Not Your Average Board Games - Collaborative Games

Holiday season means a lot of together time with your loved ones. What better way to spend that time than to work together and play some board games. Collaborative Board Games can be so much fun! It is you and your group united against the game itself. You sink or swim, win or lose, together.

As soon as the action begins your imagination will take hold and you will band together as a team off on your adventure -- whether you are looking for a break from screen time or simply looking for fun and interactive entertainment. Plus, it’s not all just fun and games. Researchers have even discovered that playing board games may lead to beneficial development including motor skills, teamwork, problem solving, and grade improvement. Read more here.

Why not try out some of the super-cool games reviewed below! 

BoardGameGeek.com - Great place for reviews, how to’s, and gift suggestions on all kinds of games, from board games to RPGs (Role playing games) and more.

Not Your Average Board Game Night for Teens - December  19 @ 7:00-8:30 PM - Play some unplugged games with fellow fans! Try out something new or break out one of your favorite games.

 

The Forbidden Trilogy
Escape death and destruction!

Age Range - 10 and up

Forbidden Island | 2-4 Players

  • Can you and your team survive a sinking island in time to save yourselves? The clock is ticking!

Forbidden Desert | 2-5 Players

  • Your team is stranded in a desert with limited time and supplies. Will you be able to collect all the materials and build a plane to save yourselves?

Forbidden Sky | 2-5 Players

  • Work as a team to explore a mysterious platform that floats at the center of a savage storm. Connect a circuit of cables to launch a secret rocket - all before you are struck by lightning or blown off to the depths below. It even lights up! It’s a high-wire act that will test your team’s capacity for courage and cooperation. One false step and you all could be grounded… permanently!

Pandemic
2-4 Players
Age Range: 8 & up

You and your team are challenged to save the world from a global pandemic by traveling the globe and curing diseases. But can you muster your resources and contain the crisis before it is too late?! The future of the world lies in your hands.
If you can't get enough of Pandemic never fear. There are tons expansions of this game where you can mix up the play or even play as a villain trying to destroy the world… as well  as many other Pandemic games that span history and change up game play.

Flash Point: Fire Rescue
2-6 Players
Age Range: 10 & up

You are a team of fearless firefighters trying to fight back the flames engulfing a home all while rescuing trapped victims and investigating the scene. Is your team fast enough to save the day or will everything go up in flames?

Castle Panic
1-6 Players
Age Range: 10 & up

Everything from trolls to monsters are storming the castle and you and your team are given the noble task of deflecting the attacks before everything falls to enemy forces. Easy to learn but nail-biting to play, you will be at the edge of your seat through the entire conflict!

 

 


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