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7 Popular Games from Winter is Passing

By David Hunt / August 3, 2021

Helen and I had an awesome time at this year’s Winter is Passing event. Here is a list of games that were popular with attendees- Flipology A simple game with strategic cleverness. Arrange your cards in a face-down row. Each turn, flip a card and follow its instructions. Cards can flip other cards in your…

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5 Top Dexterity Games

By David and Helen / July 23, 2021

Seriously Board has created a whole new category of games! Well, reorganized a section of games into their own new category – Dexterity Games. What are Dexterity Games? Dexterity-based tabletop games require dexterity to play – surprise! While they may require some strategic prowess, these games mostly involve tasks that use your hands.  From flicking…

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10 Best Board Games for Kids

By David and Helen / July 16, 2021

Schools out – but the learning doesn’t stop with these great games for kids.   Good quality games played for fun can make learning a happy experience and give pleasure to young learners. Here are 10 of our best games for Kids that won’t break the bank. Fun and learning! Shh, don’t tell the kids 🙂…

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Quizzes, Shared Storytelling and More: King Shag Review

By David and Helen / July 9, 2021

King Shag is an educational party game that can be played with 4 or more players Have you ever been drinking with friends when someone suggests playing Kings Cup but then no one can remember the rules? King Shag is Shannon Brocas’ twist on the classic drinking game. It comes with the rules ready to go,…

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15 minutes of tactical bliss: Onitama Review

By David and Helen / June 30, 2021

An elegant and simple game of martial tactics for 2 players Onitama takes the elegance of games like Chess and removes the crippling analysis paralysis of having too many possible moves. Catch the other player’s Master (King) or get your Master to their Temple (their Master’s starting space). The game revolves around move cards; instead…

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Apply drafting to a logical and spatial puzzle: Draftosaurus Review

By David and Helen / June 25, 2021

Draftosaurus is a quick and light drafting game in which you don’t have a hand of cards that you pass around (after selecting one), but a bunch of dino meeples in the palm of your hand. Draftosaurus does something I really like, it takes a mechanism that is often the sole driving force of a game…

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Our new packaging solution

By David and Helen / June 15, 2021

Hi recent buyers. Thank you for your purchase! You might have noticed a small change in your order.  Seriously Board is trialling a new packaging solution called Geami (thanks for the suggestion Nikky!). First, we wrap each item in a layer of tissue paper to prevent surface abrasion.  Then comes a layer of cleverly cut…

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Definitely a must-have – 7 Wonders: Duel Review

By David and Helen / June 11, 2021

7 Wonders: Duel is a card drafting, set collection game for two players based on the popular 7 Wonders card game Finally got to play through my copy of 7 Wonders Duel tonight and wow! What an awesome game. Easy to learn, I hate reading through manuals so I just watched a walkthrough on YouTube.  Not a…

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A piece of cake to learn – Ticket To Ride Europe Review

By David and Helen / June 8, 2021

Ticket to Ride Europe takes you on a new train adventure across Europe. From Edinburgh to Constantinople and from Lisbon to Moscow, you’ll visit great cities of turn-of-the-century Europe. This game is really easy to learn. We are a family of ‘non-board gamers’ and I researched this game and was a little hesitant reading some…

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A gem of a dice drafting game: Sagrada Review

By David and Helen / June 2, 2021

Sagrada is a game of dice drafting and window crafting for 1 to 4 players that plays in about 30 minutes. What a beautiful gem of a dice drafting game. It has beautiful coloured dice and boards that add a great tactile feel to the game. Players draft from a pool of dice trying to…

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New Games for May

By David and Helen / May 28, 2021

We have added a lot of new games this month.  Check out these amazing titles: Crokinole – Hot off the plane Want to buy this classic Canadian dexterity game but can’t find it in NZ? Now you can at Seriously Board! Flick discs and make trick shots on this beautiful wooden Crokinole Board.   [SORRY SOLD…

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12 Top Board Games for 2021

By David and Helen / May 27, 2021

With more than 3000 board games created every year, it is very difficult to determine what will become the most popular board game. Two methods we use are customer requests and each game’s waitlist Here are 12 of the most sought after games and expansions at Seriously Board. Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion Gloomhaven: Jaws…

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