DRAGOMINO : Happy Hatching

“I GOT A BABY DRAGOOOOOOON!!!” Like a familiar fanatical cry of a football addict, my children have taken to loudly shouting the above phrase every time we play Dragomino from Blue Orange Games. What is this strange game that inspires my children to loudly boast about baby dragons? Let’s find out together! Marie and Wilfried Fort have a decade of children’s game design under their belt, including 2019’s Kinderspiel des Jahres winner, Valley of the Vikings. The pair partnered with industry veteran Bruno Cathala to create a child-friendly version of the award-winning Kingdomino, using that game’s tile drafting mechanic as … Continue reading DRAGOMINO : Happy Hatching

LITTLE THUMBS, BIG THUMBS : Pana Po’o

LITTLE THUMBS, BIG THUMBSReview : Pana Po’o ⚙️: Laura Carratala Navarro👯‍♂️: 3 or more players👨‍👨‍👧‍👦: Ages 8 and up⏱: 30-45 minutes At 5 years old, our Big Bean has become an expert reader. She can navigate age-appropriate books with relative ease, and those moments where she sneaks away to quietly read a story on her own makes my heart swell in a way I’ve rarely experienced! Continuing the tradition of artistic charades from games like Cranium and @northstargames’ Cluzzle, is Pana Po’o from @outsetmediagames! Replacing the paper, pencils and plasticine is an assortment of cardboard shapes in a variety of … Continue reading LITTLE THUMBS, BIG THUMBS : Pana Po’o