Karuba

Karuba

Karuba is a tile-laying game in which every player gets the same tiles throughout the game. Player choice is the only difference between final scores. The tricky puzzle of Karuba …

Reef

Reef

The chunky plastic components in the game Reef elevate this game to the next level. But don’t let the beautiful pieces distract you. Behind the polish is a game with …

Honga

Honga

You can’t always get what you want. However, Honga does an excellent job of forcing your kids to balance what they want to do with what they may need to …

Zombie Kidz Evolution

Zombie Kidz Evolution

Simple rules and speedy gameplay make Zombie Kidz Evolution an ideal candidate for gameschooling. Zombie Kidz Evolution encourages interaction and problem solving without the rules bloat of other co-op games. …

Colt Express

Colt Express

Colt Express looks amazing on the table, but that splendor isn’t just a gimmick. Players must program their movements by playing cards, but they don’t always know their opponents’ plans. …

My Little Scythe

My Little Scythe

My Little Scythe does a fantastic job teaching advanced game mechanisms to young gamers. The production quality is impeccable, and the artwork draws gamers to the table. With an open-ended …

Wreck Raiders

Wreck Raiders

Wreck Raiders uses vibrant and cute artwork to introduce players to dice drafting and worker placement games. And like all KTBG games, Wreck Raiders works equally well for adults and …

Power Failure

Power Failure

Power Failure is a unique game that combines card-building combos with dexterity, but it works flawlessly. As players build and run power plants, they risk sending too much carbon into …

Wingspan

Wingspan

Wingspan is an engine-building game set in the world of ornithology. The game has some complexities, but the approachable theme alleviates any teaching hurdles. The artwork is gorgeous, and the …

Downforce

Downforce

From designer Wolfgang Kramer and adapted by Restoration Games, Downforce is a card-based racing game in which players bid for ownership of the cars in each race. However, it’s still …

Adventure Land

Adventure Land

Adventure Land, released by HABA, isn’t the most well-known game from designers Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling. However, simple gameplay with three unique modules makes Adventure Land an excellent family …

Trekking the World

Trekking the World

Trekking the World seems like it’s been around forever, but this 2020 release offers simple gameplay with robust choices. Turns are straightforward, but managing your options is what drives this …

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Every once in a while, a game comes along that impresses you right from the start. Summer Camp is one of those games. Summer Camp introduces Deck-Building in a fun …

Silver & Gold

Silver & Gold

Silver & Gold is from one of our favorite game designers, Phil Walker-Harding. This small card game is full of depth and engaging gameplay. Gamers must use markers to cross …

Kingdomino

Kingdomino

Kindomino is a simple game with huge spatial perception connections. Manipulating tiles to fit the parameters of the game provides a fun puzzle for younger and older gamers. Kids must …