By Margaret Duncan, Ed.D.
support the idea of incorporating board-games into your personal life as well
as in the classroom. As such, we support
and participate in a local board-gaming group.
Any and all board-game enthusiasts are welcome to join the Game Nights that
are held every first and third Friday night of the month. As part of our gaming group initiative, we
also recommend history centric games that are fun to play each week to all of
our followers. The selected games
receive our “Game of the Week” distinction.
Recommended games are a mix of cooperative, card games, as well Euro
Lanterns, Renegade Game Studios
The harvest is in,
and now it's time to celebrate! Lanterns: The Harvest Festival is a tile--
placement game set in imperial China. Place tiles, adorn the palace lake, and
dedicate lanterns in this fast paced board game. Players act as artisans
decorating the palace lake with floating lanterns. The artisan who earns the
most honor before the festival arrives wins the game.
Work with and
against other players as you battle through the dungeon in this intriguing card
game. Choose your Hero Deck and Henchmen Deck and shuffle them together to form
your adventuring party. Use bluffing and strategy to outsmart other players and
to collect the most fame, items, and treasure! Enemies you defeat drop loot
that you can use to advance in power!
BrewCrafters Cardgame, Dice Hate Me Games
In Brew Crafters:
The Travel Card Game, you have opened your own brewery and are competing with
other brewers in town to be named the Brew Crafter of your city. You will build
your brewery by installing equipment and hiring workers, and then get to work
brewing your beer! The player that earns the most reputation as the city's best
brewer will win! Brew Crafters: The Travel Card Game is based on the Dice Hate
Me Games release Brew Crafters.
Retro Loonacy, Looney Labs
Retro Loonacy is a
neato, rapid-fire game where players race to be the first to empty their hand
by matching one of two images with the images on the open piles in front of
them. Retro Loonacy has an out-of-sight design, featuring nostalgic images of
times gone by. It's easy enough to teach in a single sentence, and so addictive
you can't play just one game. Speed of the hand and luck of the draw determine
the winner in this frenzied free-for-all! It's a gas!
descriptions are from the manufacturer