By Nina Kendall
are a great time to get together with family and friends. Annual celebrations
in my family include enjoying food and fun times together. We watch football, take in the parade, and
play games. I have enjoyed many a happy hour playing games with relatives and family
friends over Thanksgiving.
you play games at the holidays and are looking for a few history games to add
to the line-up we have a few suggestions for you. These games are easy to carry in your luggage and easy to play.
is a French Revolution themed card game. This is a hand management game for 2-5
players. Players compete with each other
for position during each round of play. With each turn, the player makes
decisions about what will contribute to your status (points). After several
rounds of interaction, the player with the best played hand wins.
The Card Game is a set collecting game for 2-4 players. With simple rules, this
game is easy for players of all ages. Different types of artifacts carry
different point values. Challenge your friends and family to find out who can
gather the best collection of artifacts. Beware of the sandstorm!
Saboteur is a game based on
building network building. Players act as miners on the hunt for gold. Players
collaborate with each other to create a tunnel to the gold. Trouble hits when the Saboteur strikes! See if
you can find the Saboteur and reach the gold to win.
is a card game played by 2-8 players using cards that depict history events.
The challenge is demonstrate your knowledge of history. Each turn the player
places a card from their hand in the timeline. Correct placement of each event
card move the player closer to success. The first player to place all of his or
her cards correctly in the timeline wins.
Want a game for everyone? Try
Retro Loonacy. This speed matching game is played with 2 or more players and
can be enjoyed by anyone. This special deck contains images that will spark
conversations between generations about “retro” stuff. Have your own blast to