Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #10

Name The Game Quiz Question What are the names of the four hippos from Hungry Hungry Hippos? Board Game Trivia At the Essen Spiel board game convention in 2016 there were 1021 exhibitors from 50 countries and a whopping 174000 attendees to see over 1200 new games! Wow! 

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #9

In this issue we’ll be looking at board game web comics! Here are just a quick look at the comics. Click on the pictures to go to the full website.  Up To 4 Players Tiny Wooden Pieces Semi Co-op Answers from yesterday Name That Game: Zombicide!

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #8

Answers from yesterday Name that game: Mjienlieff Video Here’s a great video from Shut Up and Sit Down for an Intro to Board Games. Now, if you’re reading this you probably already know all about board games, but if you’re going to be playing board games with non-gaming family members this Christmas, then perhaps you could send them this ahead of meeting up and get them warmed up to the idea of board games before you even arrive! Win!   Name That Game Board Game Christmas Joke This ones a double whammy! A group of chess enthusiasts had checked into a hotel, and were standing in the lobby discussing their …

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #7

Answers from yesterday Name that game: Lords of Waterdeep Quiz Question: 5 Games in the series! Name That Game Competition! IQ gaming is running a 12 days of Gaming competition, win board games! Check it out.   Did You Know?   (source)

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #6

Answers from yesterday Name that game: Lift It Quiz Question: oxyphenbutazone (1780 points) Name That Game Quiz Question Tiny Epix Galaxies is one of a series of ‘Tiny Epic <something>’ games. How many are in the series? And can you name them?  (Not including expansions) Did You Know? (source)

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #5

Answers From Yesterday Name That Game: Der unendliche Fluss Name That Game Quiz Question What is the highest scoring word possible in Scrabble? Did You Know? By following the rules of a game and make decisions at decision points with varying input data (other player’s actions) the player can develop a better understanding of computational thinking – (source)  

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #4

Answers from yesterday: Name That Game: Dixxit! Which boardgame has the most meeples in it? The Collectors Edition of Colonia has 228 Meeples! Name That Game Board Game Gift Guide Still looking for the perfect gift for someone for Christmas? Our Friendly Local Gaming Store Rules of Play has an excellent guide! Click here to see it. Did you know? (source)

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #3

Answers from yesterday: Name That Game: Puerto Rico! How many codenames are in the game Codenames? 400! Name That Game Quiz Question Which boardgame has the most meeples in it? Did you know?   (source)    

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #2

Answers from yesterday: Name That Game: Dominant Species! What is the name of the princess in Love Letter?: Princess Annette! Name That Game Quiz Question How many codenames are in the game Codenames? (base game – no expansions) Did you know? Board games were common in the Roman era and Roman board game tables were found with the following inscriptions: HUNTING, BATHING, PLAYING GAMES AND LAUGHING, THIS IS THE LIFE. FOR DINNER: CHICKEN, FISH, HAM, PEACOCK GET UP AND LEAVE, YOU DON’T KNOW THIS GAME, IDIOT, QUIT! (Source1) (Source2)

Tinkerbots Christmas Cracker #2

Answers from yesterday: Name That Game: Dominant Species! What is the name of the princess in Love Letter?: Princess Annette! Name That Game Quiz Question How many codenames are in the game Codenames? (base game – no expansions) Did you know? Board games were common in the Roman era and Roman board game tables were found with the following inscriptions: HUNTING, BATHING, PLAYING GAMES AND LAUGHING, THIS IS THE LIFE. FOR DINNER: CHICKEN, FISH, HAM, PEACOCK GET UP AND LEAVE, YOU DON’T KNOW THIS GAME, IDIOT, QUIT! (Source1) (Source2)