Several months ago, we found a bargain for a giant edition of Snakes and Ladders (or maybe chutes and ladders, depending on where you grew up), and we excitedly brought it home to play with our two beans. Unfolding the giant plastic mat onto the floor, setting up with palm-sized pawns, and feeling the weight of the oversized die in our hands, all signs pointed to it being a wonderful family gaming experience. Moments later, the pawns had been thrown across the room, the plastic had been rolled into a bunchy ball, and the die was nowhere to be found. Why did our classic gaming experience devolve into gunky chaos and hurt feelings? We’ll come back to that in a few paragraphs.
For the rest of our Mole Rats review, head on over to the Daily Worker Placement, where it was originally published: