Shadows and BURPS: RPGs With Kids!

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Want to play role playing games with your kids, but don’t know where to start? Check out a few simple systems to have fun!

Kalk: A Card Game That Makes Math Fun!

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GeekMom Mel talks to game designers Tommy and Jonathan, the makers of Kalk, about their Kickstarter campaign. Math really can be fun!

Gamin’ Up New Year’s Eve

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New Year’s Eve is the time to play loooong games. Here’s a list of ones that you have around – and ones that you should!

Board Games for Newbs and Kids!

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GeekMom Mel takes a cue from Felicia Day and shares some of her family’s favorite simple board games that anyone can play!

Elevenses: Tea With Strategy

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Elevenses is a diverting strategy game that just happens to be clothed in pale pink, with sugar cubes as tokens.

Pulp Fiction in Pearl’s Peril

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Pearl’s Peril features a competent heroine whose engineering prowess often saves the day in this pulp fictional adventure game.

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

ConnectiCon: A Much Needed Break From Reality

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After a stressful week in the “real” world, Rebecca had a much needed geeky vacation at ConnectiCon. Read about how the kids and she spent a weekend at this multi-genre convention.

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.

Review: Wordsearch!

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Wordsearch! by Goliath Games is a fun, family-friendly game. Check out our review!