Splendor

Players: 2-4 Playing time: 30 minutes Cost: £25 Splendor is a card collecting game. You pick up tokens, which you can then swap for cards, and with enough cards you get points. The tokens and cards are different jewels – rubies, sapphires, diamonds, etc – and so the game looks good. It’s a simple game, easy…

Bathtime

Baby: What’s this? Me: It’s a bath. Remember, you like baths. Baby: I don’t remember liking baths. I don’t think I’m going to like it. Me: Don’t you remember playing with the rubber ducks in the bath? Baby: Rubber ducks! Ten minutes later. Me: Time to come out of the bath now! Baby: Wait…I’m not…

Helping baby play too

This blog is about babies, and board games, and occasionally what happens when you try to combine the two. For babies the most interesting things about games are how colourful and edible they are, but eventually you (and hopefully they) will want them to use games the way they were intended. To help the transition…