We play a lot of board games in our house. It’s our Friday wind-down activity that is phone-free, quality couple time. When Olivia was born though, we found this time constantly interrupted and we’ve opted to play games that can play in one hour or less. The list below are games that we love playing, can play in one hour or less, and are different enough that you won’t have a problem having them all in your collection.[Read more…]
When I was looking for the best board games to purchase, the most frustrating thing for me was finding how-to-plays on them without watching an hour long play through or having to read the full instructions online. So I’ve taken it upon myself to summarize in text (and possibly in video in the future) to make it simple to read about and understand without having to spend too much time on it.
Number of Players: 2
Playing Time: 30-60 mins
Game type: Competitive/Strategy Game
How to win: Get the most victory points at game end*
*there are scenarios that end the game earlier but are difficult to achieve
If you’re familiar with the original 7 Wonders, this game is a breeze to pick up. Whether you’re playing it for the first time or are a 7 Wonders veteran, I’ve summarized how-to-plays for both scenarios.