Catan, one of the best board games for interactive play
This is an incredibly popular game that will not disappoint. Catan is the first in a series of multiple editions and expansion packs of award-winning family strategy board games. This is a must have in your collection of Game Night adventures. It involves the building of a civilization involving trade, building and settling within a set portion of territory, the isle of Catan. You start off humbly with two small houses on a territory and then expand from there.
Days of Wonder, Ticket to Ride, amazing family and couple strategy board game
This is another award-winning game, which is fast-paced and filled with adventure, intrigue and fun. You place yourself in the shoes of a pioneer and entrepreneur, expanding your rail infrastructure over the plains of the North American countryside. Expanding your rail infrastructure means trade and economic success. It’s essentially a card collection board game as you compete against opponents for the best routes and train cards, in the race for domination.
Play Monster 5-second rule game, amazing party game
Be the life of the party in this fast, fun card tabletop game which gives you 5 seconds to name 3 things that fit a seemingly easy topic. It’s an amazing icebreaker at the party to help loosen up a tight crowd. That’s right, just fit 3 things into a specific category, that’s all. Or is it really that easy? The game is quick-thinking guaranteeing fun and laughter for the whole family. You will see how players become tongue-tied, funny answers come flying out of nowhere.
Codenames, number two in bestseller board games for families and parties
The ability to interact Ever heard the saying, “use your words”? This is what little Johnny hears all the time when he tries to express himself over the dinner table surrounded by adults, while he argues, why he needs to stay up late. When he does those funny sounds and tearful expressions, which no one understands. “Use your words Johnny”.
The human mind The human mind is a fascinating topic and in the theme of the classic biblical saying that “as a man thinketh, so is he” it describes the thinking processes and faculty, as central to human identity. Who we are, or whom we are becoming, literally stems from our thinking patterns. Expressed in simple terms, the health of our thinking will determine the state of our soul.
Board games combating cognitive decline in older adults
Cognitive decline occurs when individuals experience minimal memory loss and episodes of unclear thinking. These individuals experience memory impairment beyond that which they should for their age. Those with this condition usually realize that they are having memory problems.
In the Local Boston News, a board game story made the article, written by David Mello. A board game entitled Gridlock had been designed to model itself after the traffic situation in Boston. This highlights the fact that board games are now becoming popular in Boston. To the extent that the city will soon play host to a brand new board game bar that is said to be entirely immersive.
The value and benefits of family board games A double blessing!
What is the most important thing that you value in life? Is it material or immaterial? I think as the individual starts developing in character and matures your value system changes. One of the blessings in life is to be part of a family. The fact that you are within a safe-zone of security.
There’s definitely more to it than just good old fun. Even though fun is not bad at all, it benefits the child’s emotional health and cognitive development. Cognitive development is a field of study in neuroscience and psychology focusing on a child’s development in terms of information processing, conceptual resources, perceptual skill, language learning, and other aspects of the developed adult brain and cognitive psychology.
Digital gaming, Board games, and Dopamine Addiction
As parents, it is important for us to know about Dopamine. What it is, and the important function it fulfills in the human body. The negative to this is that our children can become addicted to dopamine released in the body. This is a normal process within the body, but it was not designed to be released constantly without a replenishing period. This is caused by the stimulation of playing digital devices, on an ongoing basis.
Card Board games are such fun. It can get emotional and quite heated. You do have the odd occasion when the moment becomes too much. The thought of losing or failing just gets the most of them. It just changes the atmosphere of the whole board game and reason why you are playing. The purpose of the article is to look and discuss the issue of anger around the board game table and to offer some help if possible, on how to diffuse the issue or help the person process their anger issues.
Still Angry? Get over it! These five words appeared at the top of a magazine advertisement for a new book on forgiveness. Apparently, the publisher wanted to imply that we could get over anger by an act of will or by reading a book.
It is seldom that you will find a parent who does not want the very best for their children. We were just wired that way. That means that our intentions toward our kids are always that of wanting them to develop and mature to their maximum potential. We want them to excel.
The notion of video game addiction is not outlandish or far-fetched at all, as per research. Video games in today’s ultra-technological world is packaged in such a way that this phenomenon cannot be ignored. Our children need radical help in this arena and board games for children might just be an outlet and solution to this problem.