Top 10 Alternative Hungry Hungry Hippo Games
I gained many a blister from playing Hungry Hungry Hippos. This classic game had 4 hippo heads and bodies plus marbles for them to chomp. It was a fast, furious feeding frenzy for the whole family. Some people love it so much they have made some rather amazing alternatives to this original Milton Bradley game…
Top 10 Strange and Unusual Yahtzee Games
Many a Sunday evening is spent playing board games in my house, with a particular trend towards Yahtzee. This 5 dice game is more about luck than skill, but it does teach my little one maths. But our old game board is looking a little worn so I think it is time to upgrade to one of these amazing themed sets…
Top 10 Unusual Gift Ideas for Monopoly Fans
If I had to guess at the amount of times in my life I have played Monopoly it would probably be in the high thousands. But if I’m such a big fan of the board game why don’t I yet own any of these amazing gift ideas…
Top 10 Ways To Recycle Monopoly Boards And Game Pieces
Monopoly is one of those board games I hate. I couldn’t understand it, I wasn’t ruthless enough to be good at it and I always had to be the boot because all the other pieces were taken or lost already. But instead of throwing my old Monopoly board in the bin I have decided to to make something with it…
Top 10 Best Ways To Enjoy Playing Monopoly
When I was growing up videogame were just a dream, so the only entertainment I had was in the form of boardgames like the Game of Life and Monopoly. These days of course things are a little different, when you get board you can simple download a free slots app and play for hours. But as for me I still enjoy playing classic boardgames, so I thought I would discover…
Top 10 Images of Animals Playing Chess
This post has come about because I watched a wildlife documentary about lions and the narrator was saying how some animals (antelope) play a sort of chess game with the hunting lions and are willing to sacrifice the smaller weaker animals (aka:  pawns) for the great good for the heard. But don’t worry, I am not going to show you anything that I saw in that program, it would give you nightmares for weeks! But I do have to wonder if any other animals like to play chess…
Top 10 Images of Cats Playing Chess
From my previous post “Top 10 Chess Sets,” you know that I do love a game of chess. From the hunting of pieces to the fight of being cornered, I love it. But it seems so do cats! Maybe it is the hunt and pray element of this classic board game that they love, or maybe it is because they have been playing games with us humans for years…
Top 10 Nerdy and Unusual Checkers Sets
While I do love a nice game of chess (as can tell in my previous post “Top 10 Best Chess Sets“) I have to admit that I enjoy the faster paced “Draughts” just as much. And I would not feel right if I didn’t give the humble game of international checkers just as much attention…
Top 10 Amazing and Unusual Chess Sets
Known as the “Game of Kings” Chess is the ultimate in nerd games. It requires skill, knowledge and an underline mental problem to be good at it.  When it comes to chess I would consider myself not bad! …and when I say “not bad” I mean rubbish, but I once beat a blind 5yr old! Moving swiftly on I bring you…