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  Hey hey hey! It's still me, Willo founder and sole member of the #willonatics, and I could definitely say this week was a lot of fun. I also announced in GLive Game Night Community Facebook group some stretch goals for this year so hopefully you guys can join us and check that out! Halloween's soon  and we got surprises for you guys in our next GLive Game Night but before that, lets see what happened in Gaming Library this past week:  Surprisingly good games were played last Game Night. We started with a new version of a modern classic, Zombicide Invaders where we battled hordes...

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by Willo Turingan Is it the rolling or the writing? We’ve witnessed the rise of the genre in board gaming lately. What makes the genre stand out from the other board games? Let’s see why we find roll and write games so satisfying and fun! Rolling Dice rolling in board games make or break the game. Players don’t find depending on a roll of the dice fun. It stresses some out because they know the probability of rolling exactly what they want is almost 1%, the more you want it the less it’ll come out (yes the dice gods are...

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Board games provide a wonderful opportunity for both kids (and adults) to learn how to deal with others, have a pleasant competition and how to win or lose positively.SOCIAL INTERACTION Cooperation, Leadership games that develop collaboration with peers, management skills  In Pandemic, several virulent diseases have broken out simultaneously all over the world! The players are disease-fighting specialists whose mission is to treat disease hotspots while researching cures for each of four plagues before they get out of hand. Number of Players: 2-4 Playing Time: 45 minutes Recommended Age: 8+   The bad guys have taken over our beautiful kingdom in Slide...

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CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING  Decision Making, Probability games that develop decision making skills, inductive logic  The abstract strategy game Quoridor is surprisingly deep for its simple rules. The object of the game is to advance your pawn to the opposite edge of the board. On your turn you may either move your pawn or place a wall. You may hinder your opponent with wall placement, but not completely block him off. Meanwhile, he is trying to do the same to you. The first pawn to reach the opposite side wins. Number of Players: 2-4 Playing Time: 15 minutes Recommended...

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CREATIVITY  Visual Communication games that develop communication and self-expression through drawing and other visual cues  In Concept, your goal is to guess words through the association of icons. A team of two players —– neighbors at the table —– choose a word or phrase that the other players need to guess. Acting together, this team places pieces judiciously on the available icons on the game board. Number of Players: 4-12 Playing Time: 40 minutes Recommended Age: 10+    More than one thousand items from all walks of life can be guessed through the use of 61 transparent cards in Imagine,...

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