We explore the game system known as Gridopolis – an 3-dimensional abstract strategy game with the option for endless creativity. Continue reading GRIDOPOLIS : CREATIVE CATAPULT
Papa Big Thumbs explores Dirt Dog in pre-production form prior to its launch on Kickstarter. If you like dogs and their training tricks, check it out to read our thoughts! Continue reading DIRT DOG
We explore three new HABA games, in this colourful article originally posted to the Daily Worker Placement! Continue reading LITTLE THUMBS : HABA Heaven!
Despite my best efforts, I absolutely have moments and perhaps even full days of being a helicopter parent. Constant worries that my little ladies are going to injure themselves or others, and micromanaging their actions a bit more closely than … Continue reading FLYING KIWIS!
Calico is a beautiful tile drafting and placement game for 1 to 4 players. Join us as we explore the game with both adults and children! Continue reading CALICO
Join us as we explore a new game from HABA – a child-friendly roll and write title that involves lots and lots of colouring! Continue reading COLOR IT!
Our dragon friend has been captured by some nefarious nasties, and it’s our job to foil their fiendish plan. Join us to learn more about this colourful children’s game! Continue reading SAVE THE DRAGON, SAVE THE WORLD
“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 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
Our review of SOS Dino from children’s game publisher LOKI! Originally published to the Daily Worker Placement in September 2019. Continue reading S.O.S. Dino