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Cordless screwdriver, must-have tool for every boardgamer

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The Way to Repair a broken board game accessory You wish to mount a Warhammer play table, but forcing it into the wall using a classic manual screwdriver is an intimidating task. Perhaps you wish to remove screws in the rear of a toy to replace the battery to your mad child, but it simply appears to be stuck. Maybe you wish to decorate your house, but you can not get out the screws with your routine tool. If you end up frustrated with adding or removing screws, then there is something which could help get the work done quicker… Read more >

Operation! Board Game

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Operation is an electronic board game of patience and skill that tests each players’ steadiness and hand-eye coordination. Watch out though, if you get sloppy and make a mistake the patient’s pain will be expressed for all to see with the light of his nose and sounding of the buzzer. The game was invented by John Spinello as a college mission while studying at the University of Illinois. When the game got to Milton Bradley, it kept it’s original purpose but was then redesigned into the board game we have come to love so dearly. Milton Bradley released the game in… Read more >

Secret Hitler Boardgame Review

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Summary: Designer: Tommy Maranges Mike Boxleiter, and Max Temkin Publisher: Cabbage & Goat Wolf Year Published: 2016 Number of Players: 5-10 Play Time: 45 min Ages: 13+ The year is 1932. The location is pre-WWII Germany. Players are German politicians trying to hold a fragile Liberal government and stem the rising tide of Fascism. Watch out there are key Fascists among you, and one player is Secret Hitler. (Taken from instructions) Rules and Setup: Setup is accomplished by giving each participant a small envelope Party Membership, Secret Role, and Yes and No cards for voting. A Fascist and Liberal board… Read more >

Creating your own board game

A fun and interesting activity with boardgames is creating your very own board game.  But how to do it? Well, we have an artist who might be able to help you. Meet Kseniia Snikhovska from Penandplastic.com. 3D Pens can help you create your own plastic board game She has been drawing with 3D pens for the last couple of years and has designed a whole array of interesting items which you can view in her portfolio. But we here at Pelissier are more interested in how we can use one of her 3D pens to create our very own board… Read more >

Overcoming language barriers when playing board games

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For board games enthusiasts, it is just but an exciting challenge to come across any board game. But what if it requires you to play it in German and yet you do not know the language? Well, I want to tell you about an amazing language course I recently took. It’s called Rocket German, and it’s awesome. Rocket German offers free German lessons to help you learn the language, play that board game and enjoy it as if it was in your mother tongue. It is a comprehensive course that will engage you, and you can learn the language right… Read more >

Travel Chess Sets

Best Travel Chess Sets Reviewed     Time to take a closer look at travel chess sets. As we already mentioned in our Top Ten Board Game post, Chess is the number 1 board game in the world. It’s fun, mentally stimulating and now, with a travel chess set, you can take it along for the ride. Travel chess sets come in many sizes. There are two kinds. The smallest and most compact kind is a flat styled board. Take a look at the picture below. The board is flat and so are the pieces. In general, this kind of… Read more >

Board Game Blog – Delve board game review

Thanks Rahdo for this awesome review of Delve, the board game. We are really happy to be able to share this in depth review on our board game blog. Please check out his channel here for other informative review videos. Delve, the board game – Review Blog   Here are my final thoughts for Delve, the board game. Which really does what it sets out to do very very nicely. This is really a game from designers Richard Launius and first-time designer I believe, Peter Shirey. They have achieved what they wanted to do,which is basically completely re-theme Carcasonne and give… Read more >

Top 10 Board Games for All Ages

We all love indulging ourselves in exciting board games during family get togethers. So here is a list of the best 10 board games you can easily get your hands on. 1.Monopoly This is probably the most popular board games across the world. There are various versions of the game available in the market. I suggest you to buy two games, the senior as well as the junior versions. This way you can let the little ones of the family to indulge in their own match.   2. Trivial Pursuit (Family Edition) The initial version of trivial pursuit was designed… Read more >

An Amazing Feelings In Board Games!

Games usually have a goal that a player aims to achieve.There are many varieties of board games.Board games have been played in most cultures and societies throughout history.The time required total diet to learn to play or master a game varies greatly from game to game, but is not necessarily correlated with the number or complexity of rules, games like chess or go possess relatively simple rulesets, but have great strategic depth.