HST#054 – Short Bite – Race To the Treasure

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Get to the TREASURE! In today’s Short Bite we’re discussing the cooperative path building game called Race To The Treasure by Peaceable Kingdom! In this tile laying game you’re trying to find the shortest path to the three keys before […]

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HST#051 – Short Bite – Qwixx

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Decisions, decisions! In today’s Short Bite we’re discussing the addictive strategy dice game Qwixx by Gamewright! Playing is quick, it’s constantly engaging, and the rules are deceptively simple. This is the perfect entry into roll and write games and a […]

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HST#048 – Short Bite – Ice Cool

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. How good is your aim? Can glide (or jump!) your penguin to victory? Today we’re talking about the cute and super fun dexterity game Ice Cool. Join us as we chat about this well made, wacky, and often surprising game […]

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HST#045 – Short Bite – HedBanz

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Who or what am I? In today’s Short Bite we’re discussing the silly and sometimes surprisingly difficult Hedbanz! This is great at dinnertime or as an icebreaker when having new people over (when we’re allowed to do that again!). So […]

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HST#042 – Short Bite – Planet

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. If you ever dreamed of creating your own world then today’s the day! We’re talking about the fantastic “board” game Planet by Blue Orange Games! Using your own 20-sided sphere and magnetic terrain tiles, you will terraform your planet into […]

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HST#039 – Short Bite – Sushi Go

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Pass the sushi! On today’s Short Bite episode we take a look at a terrific pick and pass card game that flexes the skills of strategy, basic probability, and addition. Sushi Go! is fast, fun, portable, and a must have […]

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HST#036 – Short Bite – Sleeping Queens

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. “Awaken my love!” By popular demand, we’re discussing a family favorite and perfect gameschooling example, Sleeping Queens! Featuring adorable artwork, engaging gameplay, and a little hidden math, it’s the game our daughter can’t get enough of. Another winning title from […]

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HST#033 – Short Bite – Bananagrams

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Go ahead and toss your copy of Scrabble because on today’s show we’re talking about the next evolution of the letter-tile-laying-game, Bananagrams! In this fast-paced game, players are trying to create their own personal crossword. But just when you think […]

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HST#030 – Short Bite – Mastermind by Pressman

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. In today’s episode we review a great 2 player strategy game that we’ve adapted to play with our preschooler. Mastermind by Pressman is a classic code making and breaking logic game. It’s a terrific way to exercise brain muscles and […]

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HST#027 – Short Bite – Qwirkle by MindWare

Listen to our Podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. In today’s episode we review a solid family game that plays equally well with your preschooler, parent, or grandparent. Qwirkle by MindWare features color and shape recognition, strategic thinking, basic math skills, and planning ahead to score the most points. […]

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