How Ecological! A Review of EcoFluxx

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EcoFluxx is one of the many games in Looney Labs’ line of Fluxx card games. GeekMom Melanie wonders, is it worth buying another Fluxx game?

Pirate Week: Gamin’ Like a Pirate

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Avast! What will yer hearties be doin’ to pass the time on deck September 19th? Idle pirates are a dangerous lot, so here are some suggestions fer gamin’.

Tiny Hands Apps Puts the Joy of Learning in Toddlers’ Hands

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As the mother of two kids in a very tech-connected geek household, apps are often on our minds. Which is why I’m so excited to share Tiny Hands Apps, our sponsor, with you. Our daughter, the youngest, is only two. And while she’s fascinated with the iPad and certainly wants to use it like her brother does, there’s not much out there that caters to

Fund This! Integrated Space Plan, Backstory RPG Cards, Evolution for young kids and Potato Salad!

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GeekMom finds a diverse range of Fund This campaigns to pique your interest, including an integrated space plan to launch us into the next phase of space exploration and technology, cards that help RPG players expand their experience, a gorgeous book on evolution for young children, and a guy who wants to make potato salad.

Late to the Game: Carcassonne

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Carcassonne is a classic tabletop board game, which allows players to collect points while building towns, monasteries, roads, and farms in the French countryside.

The Best Family Games at E3 2014

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Here’s a quick roundup of some of the best video games coming out soon for families and kids featured at this year’s E3.

Evolution Card Game Review

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Evolution is fun, with the ability to be easy for beginning gamers or complicated for those who are seasoned strategy game players.

Catching Up With Storium

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GeekMom Helen catches up with online collaborative storytelling game Storium. What happened with its Kickstarter campaign?

Adventures in Lego

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On a rainy weekend, what better way to reward good behavior than by pulling out my boy’s first actual Lego Kit. Moving beyond Duplo, this is the stuff Master Builders are made of!